The Science of Misinformation Webinar

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Target audience: All


The Science of Misinformation: Know the difference between fake news, misinformation and disinformation

Presented by: Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish (RN, PhD)

Jessica is a practicing intensive care nurse and educator, who holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Newcastle. In addition to 10+ years of bedside nursing, Jessica’s areas of work include exploring educational design for healthcare professionals, quality improvement science for better patient outcomes and advocating for diversity in the health workforce.

What will this webinar cover?

We know that misinformation is rampant, but why is it rampant? Where does misinformation start and how does it continue? What’s the difference between fake news, misinformation and disinformation?

How do you respond to misinformation in conversation and on social media? In this webinar, Jessica will give you the science behind misinformation and the strategies to combat it.