+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Evaluation of a discussion forum for knowledge sharing among emergency practitioners: a social network approach

Evaluation of a discussion forum for knowledge sharing among emergency practitioners: a social network approach

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 124: 941-946

Peer to peer knowledge sharing is recognized as a key contributor to the development of expert practice for health care professionals. Emergency departments with access to extensive expertise, such as in urban hospital settings, present greater potential for rich collaborative learning opportunities as compared with rural settings where expertise is at times scarce. Collaborative technologies such as electronic discussion boards may assist in leveling the "knowledge" playing field and increase opportunities for the growth of a strong social network for emergency clinicians. A social network perspective is used to explore the effectiveness of a discussion forum to support knowledge sharing among emergency practitioners in rural and urban emergency departments in Nova Scotia.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 048993398

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 17108632

Related references

Applying social network analysis to understand the knowledge sharing behaviour of practitioners in a clinical online discussion forum. Journal of Medical Internet Research 14(6): E170, 2012

Evaluation of an online discussion forum for emergency practitioners. Health Informatics Journal 13(4): 255-266, 2007

Evaluation of the knowledge-sharing social network of hospital-based infection preventionists in Kentucky. American Journal of Infection Control 40(5): 440-445, 2012

The effects of network sharing on knowledge-sharing activities and job performance in enterprise social media environments. Computers in Human Behavior 55: 826-839, 2016

Gender differs: Modelling knowledge sharing from a perspective of social network ties. Asian Journal of Social Psychology 9(3): 236-241, 2006

How to unite the power of the masses? Exploring collective stickiness intention in social network sites from the perspective of knowledge sharing. Behaviour & Information Technology 35(2): 118-133, 2016

Sharing the wealth: policy and legal frameworks to support equitable sharing of costs and benefits from community forestry. Synthesis of discussion at the Second Community Forestry Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, 21-22 March, 2007. 2007

A network to improve emergency patient care by facilitating practitioners to effectively support practitioners. Healthcare Management Forum 27(3): 132-135, 2014

Complementarity and substitution between physical and virtual travel for instrumental information sharing in remote rural regions: A social network approach. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 99: 61-79, 2017

When Sharing Is a Bad Idea: The Effects of Online Social Network Engagement and Sharing Passwords with Friends on Cyberbullying Involvement. Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking 18(8): 437-442, 2015

Discovering Central Practitioners in a Medical Discussion Forum Using Semantic Web Analytics. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 235: 486-490, 2017

Knowledge/information sharing using mailing list 6 years trial in biotechnology forum. Nippon Nogeikagaku Kaishi 76(6): 531-533, 2002

A collaborative approach to defining the usefulness of impact: lessons from a knowledge exchange project involving academics and social work practitioners. Evidence & Policy A Journal of Research Debate and Practice 8(3): 311-327, 2012

Knowledge sharing in a dispersed network of HR practice: Zooming in on power/knowledge struggles. Management Learning 42(4): 379-393, 2011

Effect of education using the virtual social network on the knowledge and attitude of emergency nurses of disaster preparedness: A quasi-experiment study. Nurse Education Today 73: 88-93, 2019