Get Your #Hashtag On!

By Carol Bush | Nov 9, 2015 | 17 Comments

One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag, a topic with a hash symbol (“#”) at the start to identify it. Twitter hashtags like #NurseTechMonday or #NurseBlogLove help spread information on Twitter while also helping to organize it. The hashtag is a favorite tool of conferences and event…

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Today’s Nurse & The 5 C’s of Social Media Success

By Carol Bush | Oct 20, 2015 | 5 Comments

I believe that social media tools have the capacity to play an instrumental role in clinical practice…ranging  from being inspired by nurse leaders to finding a community of practice in which to develop ideas. My own experience via platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn have been professionally challenging and personally satisfying.  I continue to be amazed…

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Brand You: 3 Tips to Jump Start Your Professional Brand Now!

By Carol Bush | Oct 19, 2015 | 6 Comments

Just call me ‘Mullet Mom’ This tag was affectionately ( I think) awarded to me by my free-spirited step-daughter Katy.  When she made this announcement, I am sure I gave her that ‘what the heck are you talking about’ look.  Patiently, she informed me…”Yeah, you know…like a mullet.  Business in the front, party in the…

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A Shout Out To Two #PeopleWhoRock

By Carol Bush | Oct 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are many people who have been key to my growth and development in healthcare social media. Through my blog, I intend to share stories about all of them…via a regular feature titled, #PeopleWhoRock…but right now, I want to give a huge shout out to two key people. First, oncology nurse leader Joni Watson, who…

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Teach A Nurse To Tweet

By Carol Bush | Oct 19, 2015 | 9 Comments

I believe mastering conversation strategies via social media is as essential to today’s clinical practice as our stethoscopes and our brain. Why? The world of healthcare has amazing potential for using social media to reduce waste, improve efficiency, quickly share research and allow healthcare providers to share accurate info with patients and families! I’m a…

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