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RNchat – Serendipity, Community and Nursing

There’s something about chats on Twitter that enable people to connect, share and explore their ideas in a way unlike many other media. Even though #RNchat is less than two months old, a vibrant community of nurses who want to push the profession froward has begun to grow. I think serendipity has something to do with the value of these kinds of conversations. Here’s a video I shot today thanking you for joining the conversations on @RNchat and some thoughts on why they are important to cultivate:

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What do you think? How important is serendipity in making these conversations useful, valuable and enjoyable?