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Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices

This memorandum provides guidance to healthcare facilities and nurse aide training programs (further referred to as entities) on the fast-changing landscape of the internet and the misuse of handheld devices as a communication tool for social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Snapchat. Wireless handheld devices such as cameras on cell phones, PDAs, and laptops provide instant access to the internet and allow information to be transmitted electronically or maintained in another form or medium.

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February 23, 2016
December 31, 2022
Last revised January 3, 2023