• Adding Incentive: How to Offer Continuing Nursing Education Credits 

      Howard, Matthew S. (2016-09-18)
      One incentive for members to attend your chapter programs is to offer continuing nursing education contact hourse. This session will explain the process and offer tips to make this service a reality!
    • Aligning an Online Educational Activity With QSEN Competencies to Bridge the Leadership Practice Gap 

      Abel, Sarah E.; Howard, Matthew S.; Madigan, Elizabeth A. (2018-07-03)
      The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) developed an online Nurse Manager Certificate Program (NMCP) that aligned the QSEN competencies and The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) ...
    • Aligning an online educational activity with QSEN competencies to bridge the leadership practice gap 

      Abel, Sarah E.; Howard, Matthew S.; Madigan, Elizabeth A. (2018-05-11)
      Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma) developed an online Nurse Manager Certificate Program (NMCP) that aligned the QSEN competencies and The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Nurse Manager Competencies. ...
    • Becoming an Author: Books, Courses, e-Prints 

      Howard, Matthew S.; McAdams, Mary; Sullivan, Dustin; Thompson, Kimberly S.; Hall, Carla (2016-08-08)
      Session presented on Monday, 9 November, 2015: This interactive session will provide new, experienced or potential authors a first-hand look at the publishing abilities offered by STTI. From how an idea turns into a published ...
    • Bullying and toxic work environments: Bringing scholars together to consider priorities and a way forward 

      Dzurec, Laura Cox; Gillen, Patricia; Embree, Jennifer L.; Howard, Matthew S. (2017-10-19)
      Workplace bullying is a long-standing issue that is damaging to individuals and workplaces as wholes, worldwide. This session will involve interactive discussion among scholars from across the globe. It's intended to ...
    • Bullying in Nursing: Implementing Solutions for Practice 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Embree, Jennifer L.
      As the issue of incivility, lateral and horizontal violence, and bullying continue in nursing, strategies are needed to address and eliminate hostile work environments. Educational activities not only raise awareness of ...
    • Career repository: Developing a professional portfolio 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-08-26)
      Nurses recognize the importance of developing and maintaining documentation in the clinical and academic arena; however, we often fail to keep such important documentation about our own professional accomplishments. In ...
    • Clinician Burnout: SigmaCast, Episode 9 

      Rushton, Cynda Hylton; Pappas, Sharon H.; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-06-26)
      This episode we will be discussing clinician burnout, how it has impacted the profession, and what leaders and front-line staff can do to mitigate it. The authors will accomplish this by examining the National Academy of ...
    • Communicating Expectations: Development of an Abstract Reviewer Rubric 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Abel, Sarah E. (2018)
      The concept of peer review has been around form more than 300 years (Weller, 2001) and professional organizations have used peer reviewers to further their practices since the 18th century (Adler & Abraham, 2009; Kronick, ...
    • Connecting Nurse Faculty: International Networking Opportunities 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Woodward, Kayla; Bruce, Judith; Nolan, Marie T. (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Global bodies such as the World Health Organization have developed global standards for nursing and midwifery education to improve the quality of nursing education and create ...
    • Enhancing Faculty Skills: An Innovative Strategy to Improve Teaching Practices 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Perkins, Danielle
      According to AACN's report on 2016-2017 Salaries of Instructional and Administrative Nursing Faculty, the average ages of doctorally-prepared nurse faculty holding the ranks of professor, associate professor, and assistant ...
    • Excuses, Everybody's Got One!: Strategies for Engagement 

      Abel, Sarah E.; Howard, Matthew S. (2017-10-26)
      The purpose of this project was to identify how engagement in professional nursing activities influenced the retention of nurses in the workforce and overcoming excuse hurdles to make professional involvement a priority.
    • Excuses, Everybody’s Got One!: Strategies for Engagement 

      Abel, Sarah E.; Howard, Matthew S. (2017-09-11)
      Upon completion of this presentation, the learner will be able to:1. Identify at least three strategies to increase member engagement in professional nursing activities.2. Describe ways engagement in professional associations ...
    • Faculty knowledge and skills development: A review for nurse educators 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Manning, Danielle Perkins
      This presentation will include information on an asynchronous learner-paced educational activity aimed to support academic nurse educators in their quest for knowledge. Mapped to all major content areas for the Certified ...
    • Grants and Mentorship: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership 

      Marshall, Lois Sarah; Howard, Matthew S.
      This session focuses on the process of developing small grants for mentorship. Whether you need funding to develop, implement, or evaluate a mentorship program or to develop a mentorship program for individuals to develop ...
    • Grants and Mentorship: How One Affects the Other 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Marshall, Lois Sarah
      This session focuses on the process of developing small grants for mentorship. Whether you need funding to develop, implement, or evaluate a mentorship program or to develop a mentorship program for individuals to develop ...
    • Implementing Crucial Conversations in a Fast-Paced, High-Stress Environment 

      Cassity, Miranda S.; Howard, Matthew S. (2017-03-03)
      Purpose: This presentation was initiated as a performance improvement effort aimed toward improving the work culture in a high-acuity and high-stress environment. With the full implementation of this program, the authors ...
    • Improving newly licensed nurses’ knowledge and skills related to bullying and incivility: A mixed-methods study 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Embree, Jennifer L.
      In hectic and stressful environments, such as hospitals and academic institutions, the incidence of psychological violence takes its toll on nursing staff. When tempers rise, or situations become volatile and unbearable, ...
    • Incentivize and Energize: How to Offer Continuing Nursing Education Credits 

      Howard, Matthew S.
      One easy way to incentivize your members to attend chapter events is to offer continuing nursing education contact hours. This session will show you how!
    • Increasing teamwork and collaboration through an asynchronous educational activity 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Embree, Jennifer L.
      Incivility and bullying in nursing is a widespread issue. In hectic and stressful environments, such as academic medical centers, harassment in the workplace have a cumulative adverse effect. When situations become volatile, ...

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