Social media is changing how medicine and healthcare delivery. But how do you learn how to use it to improve your communication with patients and other healthcare professionals? How can you use the internet more efficiently? The Social MEDia Course (http://thecourse.webicina.com/) is a free online course primarily designed for medical professionals, medical and public health students. It’s also useful for anyone who is interested in health and social media.
The Social MEDia Course uses a series of 16 online ‘Prezi’ (prezi.com) presentations. Each one is accompanied by a test that can be completed. On completion, a badge is added to the user profile which you can share on any social networks, and after finishing all 16 elements, a personalized certification is available to show successful completion of the course. An introductory Prezi gives an overview of the course. Click here to learn more.