Published on in Vol 18, No 6 (2016): Jun

How Health Care Professionals Use Social Media to Create Virtual Communities: An Integrative Review

How Health Care Professionals Use Social Media to Create Virtual Communities: An Integrative Review

How Health Care Professionals Use Social Media to Create Virtual Communities: An Integrative Review

Kaye Rolls 1, 2, 3*, RN, BAppSc;  Margaret Hansen 4*, RN, MSN, CNL, EdD;  Debra Jackson 5, 6, 7*, RN, PhD.;  Doug Elliott 1*, RN, PhD.

1 Faculty of Health , University of Technology Sydney, Sydney , AU

2 Agency for Clinical Innovation, Intensive Care Coordination and Monitoring Unit, NSW Health Department, Chatswood , AU

3 Sydney Nursing School , University of Sydney, Sydney , AU

4 School of Nursing and Health Professions , University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US

5 University of New England, School of Health , Armidale , AU

6 Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences , Oxford , GB

7 Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford Institute of Nursing & Allied Health Research, NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford , GB

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Kaye Rolls, RN, BAppSc
  • Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • Intensive Care Coordination and Monitoring Unit
  • NSW Health Department
  • Sage Building, Albert Avenue
  • Chatswood
  • AU
  • Phone: 61 2 9464 4692
  • Email: kaye.d.rolls@student.uts.edu.au