Appropriate places

Mobile technology can be used anywhere, wherever you are located. However, you might not be able to use all functions in all places. For example, you might not be able to take photographs of patients in wards or school children in the playground, but you may be able to take photographs of objects on the ward or in the playground.

How, when and where to use mobile technology depends on cultural issues, privacy and confidentiality.

What are the policies and practices regarding the use of mobile technology in your placement organisation?

Digital Citizenship: Using technology appropriately

What can you do to find out this information? What kind of restrictions might there be? How will you ensure you are professional and comply with any policies or expectations? Can you anticipate any situations in which this may be difficult?