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Top 10 ways to reconcile social media and ‘traditional’ education in emergency care
  1. Damian Roland1,2,
  2. Victoria Brazil3
  1. 1SAPPHIRE Group, Health Sciences, Leicester University, Leicester, UK
  2. 2Paediatric Emergency Medicine Leicester Academic (PEMLA) Group, Leicester Hospitals, Leicester, UK
  3. 3Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Robina, Queensland, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Damian Roland, SAPPHIRE Group, Health Sciences, Leicester University, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK; dr98{at}le.ac.uk

Abstract

Social media has been viewed by some as a threat to traditional medical education. In emergency care, the underpinning educational principles of social media, while sometimes innovative in their delivery, are often no different than long-standing techniques and methods. This article aims to encourage discussion and debate that reduces the divide between these two communities of practice.

  • education
  • teaching

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