Social Media: The Good, The Bad, And What Do We Tell Our Teens?

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Starts On: 7/1/2021: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 2/12/2022: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1
Description:

Faculty

Mary E. Fournier, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose
Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Pediatric Early Bird Rounds, November 1, 2019, which is supported by St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Planning Committee

Christine M. Hrach, MD
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Paula Murphy, RN, BSN, MBA
Current Position: Senior Physician Liaison
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.


Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Define the construct of social media and provide examples of the primary subtypes
  • Recognize how adolescents may benefit from social media use
  • Describe some risks associated with adolescent social media use
  • Identify at least three recommendations for teens and families to use for safe, healthy social media use
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for Pediatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter pediatric patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: July 1, 2021
Expiration Date: February 12, 2022
Accreditation Information:
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit available for this activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.
References:
  • Source: Obar, Jonathan A.; Wildman, Steve (2015). "Social media definition and the governance challenge: An introduction to the special issue".
    Telecommunications Policy. 39 (9): 745–750.
  • Sources: Worldwide; Various sources (Company data); DataReportal; as of October 20, 2019; social networks and messenger/chat app/voip included. Statista 2019
  • **Pew Research Center, May 2018, "Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018"
  • *Clark DM, Loxton NJ, Tobin SJ. Declining loneliness over time: evidence from american colleges and high schools. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2015;41(1):78-89.
  • Banjanin N., et al. Relationship between internet use and depression: focus on physiological mood oscillations, social networking and online addictive behavior. Computers in Human Behavior. 43, 308-312 (2015)
  • Orben, A., Przybylski, A.K. The association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use. Nat Hum Behav 3, 173–182 (2019)
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
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