Amended from The McKnight Brain Institute
Personal & Professional Usage
- A positive digital footprint can improve your reputation
- Avoid negative interactions and engaging with controversial users
- Present yourself visually with professional pictures
- A public account can be viewed by many people: your friends, peers, potential donors, potential patients. Be cognizant of what you’re sharing and aware of potential screenshots.
- Protected health information should never be discussed
- Even a deleted tweet can be captured by a Twitter user; be sure to review your posts before hitting “share”
- Consider keeping public and private personas separate
- We encourage you to write a disclaimer stating, “Views are my own”.
- Students are prohibited from disseminating any type of patient-related or client related information to any individual(s) outside the UFVH
- Examples of restricted information include, but are not limited to, patient images or videos, patient records, information from or about referring veterinarians, pictures of animals in surgery/anatomy/teaching labs, and similar protected information
- To learn more about boundaries and guidelines, read more in the student handbook on page 75