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Many medical professionals are active on social media. When used properly, social media can be an excellent way to interact with colleagues. But unfortunately, mistakes can happen (such as inappropriate comments or photos) that could damage your reputation.
This e-learning includes fictional scenarios based on common queries and concerns we receive from members. It can help you to use social media in a way that will limit its damaging pitfalls. We cover:
This course can help medical professionals and medical students maximise the benefits of using social media and appreciate its pitfalls while continuing to meet ethical and legal obligations.
By the end of this course you should:
To support you during the coronavirus pandemic, we have made our e-learning available to all healthcare professionals for free. Simply register then go to the catalogue to enrol on the course.
Dr Shabbir Choudhury
Senior medical claims handler
MBBS, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, MA
Shabbir graduated from St George's University of London in 2002, qualifying as a GP in 2007. In 2010, he completed his MA in Medical Ethics and Law at King's College London. Shabbir continued to practice as a GP, and teach primary care ethics, until he joined the MDU in 2014. His main interest is the law and ethics of good Samaritanism.