The Association of Registered Nurses of BC

You're invited to join ARNBC for regular Tweetchats!

A Tweetchat is a live Twitter event, usually moderated and focused around a few topics.

ARNBC will host regular Tweetchats as hot topics come up. If you have an idea, let us know by emailing Be sure to check this page often!

Date Topic Transcripts
July 29, 2015 CIHI Report on the declining numbers of Canada's nurses


  1. Supply of nurses in Canada declines for first time in 2 decades - CIHI
  2. Opinion: Demands on nurses continue to grow - Vancouver Sun
  3. Province seeing decline in number of nursing graduates - Vancouver Sun
March 26, 2015 Horizontal bullying. Read our blog on the subject View
Jan 29, 2015 Perspectives on the mandatory flu policy. Read our latest blog on the subject. View
Nov 27, 2014 Political action and nursing. Read our latest blog on the subject. View

How to participate in #ARNBCchat

  • To participate in a Tweetchat, you will need a Twitter account. Sign up for Twitter.
  • While you can follow the hashtag, #ARNBCchat, in Twitter you can also use a variety of tools to help make things easier.
  • Tools include (but certainly are not limited to):
  • Join the chat at the appointed time.
  • Be sure to use the hashtag, #ARNBCchat, when replying to questions and comments.
  • Feel free to welcome friends who are participating in the chat with a quick mention, but please don't use the hashtag unless it's on-topic.
  • If you have enough space in the tweet to share someone's post and comment too, that's great! If there isn't enough space, you can re-tweet their comment intact and then @mention them with your feedback. Just don't forget to use the hashtag, #ARNBCchat.

How to listen to #ARNBCchat

  • You don't need to have a Twitter account to 'listen' to what's going on during the chat. Or, you may have a Twitter account, but choose not to participate.
  • Even without a Twitter account you can enter the hashtag, #ARNBCchat, in the search bar in Twitter and follow all the threads.
  • There are several tools that make following Tweetchats really simple. Consider using one of these:
  • For those of you that have Twitter, you can also use Hootsuite or TweetDeck.
  • Join the Tweetchat at the appointed time and watch the conversation happen.
  • Consider participating in the next one! Tweetchats are fun and easy, and a great way to engage with your colleagues!

If you have an idea for a future Tweetchat, please share it with us at