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Host: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Pre-Conference: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Symposium: August 1-3, 2018

Early Bird Registration (Ends June 30) $495

Regular Registration: $625

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EMS Gold Plenary Presentation: "You Are What You Tweet: A Healthcare Simulation Professional's Guide to Social Media"


Presented By Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN


Despite that fact that social media is has become a intertwined with our everyday lives, many healthcare professionals struggle with avoiding its pitfalls and maximizing its benefits. In this session, you'll gain confidence in using social media to enhance your personal brand or highlight your business service. The session's focus will be on teaching healthcare-specific best practices. You'll also learn about search engine rankings, why they matter to healthcare professionals, how they are impacted by social media, and receive clear guidance on how to impact them. Social media is a powerful tool that you can use to make a huge impact. This session will:

• Outline “Rules of Social Media”
• Define search engine rankings, why they matter to healthcare professionals, how they are impacted by social media, and how to fix them
• Provide healthcare-specific social media best practices


About Brittney Wilson:


The nurse behind The Nerdy Nurse, is an award-winning author and blogger, international keynote speaker, and an influential social media personality in the nursing, technology, and healthcare IT communities. Brittney’s goal is to help others gain confidence in the digital world through her unique vision of technology empowerment. Her passion for informatics and innovation in healthcare is unmatched. She is a devoted patient, nurse, and technology advocate. She is also the author of The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology and co-author of The Nurse’s Guide to Blogging. She blogs about nursing, technology, health IT, and other healthcare topics at



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