Watch the TEDx Youth talk from Nicola Osborne (2 Dec 2016)
At a workshop with students from Nursing Studies, we discussed e-professionalism, including the professional bodies’ guidelines and what e-professionalism meant to them. The following Wordle illustrates this.
- Professional bodies’ guidelines, can be found on the Digital Footprint website
What can you do?
- Change your password
- Use a unique password
- Check your account for any unusual activity
- Ensure your pc is up to date with software and operating systems (including an anti-virus package)
Further information about the Yahoo hack can be found at:
- The Telegraph, ‘Half a billion Yahoo users’ data stolen in ‘state sponsored’ attack‘ (23 Sept 2016)
- BBC – top tips to protect yourself (23 Sept 2016)
e-Professionalism – why is it important?
It is important for you to think about how you manage your activity online in the context of your emerging professional identity (identities). An effective online presence (managing your digital footprint) can be very beneficial.
Further information: www.ed.ac.uk/iad/digitalfootprint
If I Googled you, what would I find? This is the question that Nicola Osborne (EDINA, University of Edinburgh) presented to her audience as part of her #codi16 Fringe show.
Read the 4 star review: http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/if-i-googled-you-what-would-i-find/713802#.V8BRCv-LBYw.twitter
“Nurses and midwives may put their registration at risk, and students may jeopardise their ability to join our register, if they act in any way that is unprofessional or unlawful on social media including ”
“This guidance, which underpins the Code, covers the need to use social media and social networking sites responsibly.
It is not intended to cover every social media situation that a nurse or midwife may face, however it sets out broad principles to enable them to think through issues and act professionally, ensuring public protection at all times.”
Download or access the guide: http://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/guidance/social-networking-guidance/