Hashtag Today: #QF101Professional development> Old school professional development = whitepapers, journals, documents arriving on your desk> Instead, follow thought leaders> Scan what’s tweeted and open links of interest> Stay up-to-date on latest research> Listen. What are people talking about?
Hashtag Today: #QF101Ideas> You can follow hashtags or specific Tweeps togather ideas> You can float your own idea for feedback> You can ask others for ideason specific topics
Hashtag Today: #QF101Assemble data / research / proof> Health is an evidence-based field> Gather evidence to support your goals> Ask others for their evidence
Build your personal brand> Become known for your area of expertise> Seek out others who share your interest formutual benefit
Hashtag Today: #QF101My character —who am I on Twitter?> Is there a difference between my offline selfand my online self?> What’s the line between personal andprofessional?> Is Twitter different than other social networking(like Facebook)?
Hashtag Today: #QF101Professionals on social media> Be aware of professional conduct guidelines —expect to adhere to them on and offline> Be aware of specific SM professional conductguidelines issued by your professional bodies> Familiarize yourself; respect guidelines; don’t beparanoid; don’t be a non-human> Support your employer; be a brand ambassador
Hashtag Today: #QF101 Advocacy Event promotion Interaction More personal
Hashtag Today: #QF101My Voice: What am I known for?> Determine & document your subject area >> This may take research / soul searching>Develop general themes you can contribute to >> Clinical area? Professional discussions? Advocacy?>Write your profile to reflect themes and follow people who share your interests
Hashtag Today: #QF101My Voice: What am I known for?> What IS my voice on Twitter? Authoritative? Casual?Expert? Collaborative? Matching-making?
My Content: What do I tweet?Curated> Articles from the media> Journal articles> Abstracts / Posters from conferences> RT’s (retweets) from thought leaders or othersOriginal> Your ideas> Your questions> Interactions with your fellow tweeps
Hashtag Today: #QF101 Thought leadership Curation Event promotion
Hashtag Today: #QF101Healthcare Social Media Communityin Canada#hcsmca @hcsmcaTweet Chats:Wednesday Mornings at 10am PST@EveningRounds, #eRounds (3rd Tues. of each month)At St. Paul’s. 5:30-7pm. Free. All welcome.www.eveningrounds.caOther important hashtags: #bchc, #CDNhealth,#healthydebate, #hcsm (U.S.)
Hashtag Today: #QF101Good ResourcesSM in Canadian Healthcarewww.smich.caCDC in U.S.http://www.cdc.gov/socialmedia/Tools/guidelines/pdf/SocialMediaToolkit_BM.pdfBC Patient Safety & Quality Councilhttp://bcpsqc.ca/knowledge/twitter-for-health-care-professionals/