Social media and technology, found everywhere in today's society, is a means of communication, education, entertainment, advertisement, and networking. This presentation looks at how to manage some of the risks associated with using social media and technology when practicing psychiatry, especially related to boundary issues, professionalism, confidentiality, and general standards of care.
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- Explain patient confidentiality and boundary issues which can occur with the use of social media
- Describe the psychiatrist's duty of professionalism when engaging in social media
- Discuss cases and case examples with social media as a central issue
- Explore risk management and liability exposures pertaining to confidentiality, boundary issues, duties of professionalism, and general standard of care issues as they apply to the use of social media
Psychiatrists and Residents/Fellows
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 60 minutes
Program Start Date: February 1, 2020
Program End Date: February 1, 2023
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Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Denise Neal, RN, BSN, MJ, CPHRM, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Group, AWAC Services. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Anne Huben-Kearney, RN, CPHQ, CPHRM, CPPS, DFASHRM, AVP, Risk Management Group, AWAC Services. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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