Video: APTA Roundtable: Social Media & #SolvePT


Are you curious about social media but wondering if it's right for you? In this APTA Roundtable, via Google+ Hangouts, you'll hear several real-life examples of how social media is being used productively by those within the physical therapy community.

Although APTA doesn't officially endorse any specific social media activities mentioned in the video, this discussion hints at social media's wide-ranging potential benefits, while also taking on some of its misconceptions and disadvantages.

Panelists Allan Besselink, PT, Dip MDT, Christopher Bise, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, Matt DeBole, SPT, Selena Horner, PT, MS, GCS, Eric Robertson, PT, DPT, OCS, and Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT, discuss the weekly #SolvePT tweetchat, ways that social media are effective for advocacy, benefits for educators and students, and the challenges related to discussing critical or controversial issues in the social media environment, among other topics.

Want to give social media a try? Be sure to check out APTA's policy on social media, our tips and best practices, and our Twitter tutorial.

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