Another great piece on the use of #SoMe in radiography and how it is being embraced by an ever-growing number of radiographers to promote new and existing research in the profession!
Here is a question posed in #MedRadJClub. Should radiographers be further developing the profession’s evidence based practice or should we be engaging in Social Media (#SoMe) to share our professional expertise? Or should we be embracing both?
While attending a workshop lead by Radiography editor Dr. Julie Nightingale at the National Radiotherapy Conference earlier this year the term “effective publishing” was discussed*. The idea is simple. By disseminating research to academic peers and the wider community you make yourself, and your profession, more visible. There are a number of traditional ways of doing this however #SoMe is now offering an alternative way to “get word out”. A good example of this is #MedRadJClub whereby published work is discussed in a monthly international tweet-chat. Yet this is often radiographer/technologist lead with radiographers/ technologists sharing best practice.
So where to start? For me this has involved sharing my blogs in #SoMe conversations beyond radiography. Although…
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