Twitter conferences have been used in healthcare and other fields. They are an alternative to a physical conference hosted on social media. This means that access to the conference is free, inclusive and open to anyone who wants to take part from anywhere round the world, the scope for conversation is much wider than at a traditional conference and there is very little environmental impact.
Project Type: Research
The In Beta WCPT 2019 unposter was an attempt to do something different with the traditional conference poster format as we questioned whether the traditional academic conference is an effective way of disseminating ideas and instigating change in practice.
If we want students to use evidence-informed clinical practice, we should give them opportunities to use the evidence available to them to solve the real-world problems they encounter on placement.