Game changer: Free Open Access Nursing education. | theNursePath
"By identifying useful information social media that is of significance to our practice with a recognised hashtag, we are able to easily move from browsing aunt Anne’s holiday snaps or funny nursing memes to quality educational resources. And back again. The #FOANed hashtag also gives individuals the ability to produce, collate and share links to information that might be of interest to other nurses. Finally, #FOANed provides an opportunity for nurses who do have access to journals and articles locked away behind pay-walls to extract a bullet-point summary or take home message from the article (preferably along with a link to the abstract) and then share it with us all ... FOANed is the close clinical comrade of #FOAMed (Free Open Access Meducation) a concept pioneered by Dr Mike Cadogan ..."