• Chapter 6 from Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation, 2nd Edition 

      Jeffery, Alvin D.; Jarvis, Robin L.; Word-Allen, Amy J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      This is Chapter 6, "Evaluating an Orientation Program," from Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation, 2nd Edition. More about the book: Staff Educator's Guide to Clinical Orientation guides you in creating and ...
    • Conversations With Leaders: Free Book Download 

      Hansen-Turton, Tine; Sherman, Susan; Ferguson, Vernice (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2007)
      This item record pertains to the book Conversations With Leaders, which is provided free of charge by the publisher. This book presents 22 conversations with leaders who generously shared their personal and professional ...
    • Cracking the Code: Attributes of Effective Leaders in Challenging Times 

      Fitzpatrick, Melissa A. (2016-09-20)
      Escalating patient and family needs, community imperatives, intra-professional dynamics, economic and marketplace challenges and regulatory and compliance scrutiny continue to cause an inordinate amount of stress and burnout ...
    • ELNEC Core Module 1: Palliative Nursing Care 

      Ferrell, Betty R.; Malloy, Pam; Mazanec, Polly M.; Paice, Judith; Coyne, Patrick (2018-07-03)
      Describe the role of the nurse in providing quality palliative care for patients across the lifespan. Identify the need for collaborating with interdisciplinary team members while implementing the nursing role in palliative ...
    • ELNEC Pediatric 2018: Module 1 

      Ferrell, Betty R.; Malloy, Pam; Mazanec, Polly M.; Paice, Judith; Coyne, Patrick; Haskamp, Amy (2018-07-03)
      Principles of Hospice & Palliative Care for Children Child and family as unit of care with attention to caregiver support Adolescents and young adults have distinctive needs Attention to physical, psychological, social, ...
    • Female genital mutilation: What nurses need to know 

      Turkington, Kirsten
      Female Genital Manipulation (FGM) is recognized as a significant worldwide human rights concern that is based on outdated societal, religious and ethnic beliefs. FGM, however, is not a foreign issue. FGM is also an ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt - Chapter 13] The learning path of a caritas coach nurse 

      Poulios, Diane E. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      Nurses have historically been the heart of healing in the healthcare system. But today’s care providers are often ill-prepared for the heavy toll of their day-today workload and its impact on their ability to be fully ...
    • [ Free Sigma Book Excerpt - Chapter 4] Teaching 

      McIntosh, Constance E.; Thomas, Cynthia M.; McIntosh, David E. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2017-09-26)
      Nurse’s Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Promotion & Tenure is a practical guide to understanding and navigating the complex and often stressful tenure process. Using their combined 50 years of experience in higher education, ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt - Chapter 6] Best Practice Spotlight Organization: Implementation Science at Its Best 

      Grinspun, Doris; Bajnok, Irmajean (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      From conceptual and programmatic underpinnings to lived experiences of faculty, students, nurse executives, and bedside nurses, Transforming Nursing Through Knowledge leaves no stone unturned, allowing readers to gain a ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt - Part 3, select pages] Planning, Managing, and Coordinating Care 

      Marrelli, Tina M. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018-01)
      Hospice & Palliative Care Handbook, Third Edition, offers concise, focused coverage of all aspects of hospice and palliative care for clinicians, managers, and other team members who provide important care while meeting ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt – Chapter 1] Identify Triggering Issues/Opportunities 

      Cullen, Laura; Hanrahan, Kirsten; Farrington, Michele M.; DeBerg, Jennifer; Tucker, Sharon J.; Kleiber, Charmaine W. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      One of the biggest challenges of evidence-based practice (EBP) is translating knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. Failure to execute EBP well is rarely due to lack of information, understanding, or ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt – Chapter 4] Day-to-Day Operations 

      Marrelli, Tina M. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      Nurse managers: are you struggling with the complexity of your role? As a nurse, you are already a manager. You must manage patient caseloads and care plans as well as supervise aides, technicians, and other care providers. ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt – Chapter 6, select pages] New Ventures: Risk-Taking, Skating on Thin Ice, and Now for Something Completely Different! 

      Evans, Joanne; Tabloski, Patricia A. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      You've devoted years of your professional career contributing to society by providing direct care, research, education, and leadership. But with retirement on the horizon, what's next? Through the shared stories of 26 ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt – Chapter 6] Choose Your Battles Carefully 

      Huston, Carol J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      The Road to Leadership presents nine valuable leadership lessons from award-winning author and international nurse leader Carol Huston. This full-color handbook packs big wisdom from a leader who learned her lessons the ...
    • [Free Sigma Book Excerpt – Chapter 9] Creating a Supportive EBP Environment 

      Dang, Deborah; Dearholt, Sandra L. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018)
      Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing. The fully revised third edition builds on the strength of the first two editions ...
    • Improving People's Outcomes Through Evidence-Based Practice: A Social Movement Agenda 

      Grinspun, Doris
      To view the video of this presentation, please scroll down to the embedded streamable version below. To view the slides without voiceover, please click on the slide deck file in this record.This keynote inspired attendees ...
    • Infusing Quality and Safety Education for Nurses into Your Curriculum: A Workshop Funded by a grant from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 

      Altmiller, Gerry; Armstrong, Gail; Durham, Carol; Kenner, Carole (3/22/2017)
      The QSEN Competencies include implementation of quality improvement strategies, evidence-based practice, patient safety, integration of informatics into patient care and health management, patient centeredness in care ...
    • Making a Mentoring Match: Advancing the Profession Through Technology 

      Howard, Matthew S.; Marshall, Lois Sarah (2017-12-15)
      The information is the attached poster allows viewers to learn about one organizations mentoring program that provides an avenue for nurses from different geographical backgrounds to stay connected and provide support.The ...
    • NPWH Position Statement on Cervical Cancer Screening 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2018-05-08)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports a concerted effort to continue to improve cervical cancer screening rates and timely, appropriate follow-up and treatment when screening ...
    • NPWH Position Statement: Brain Health is Women's Health 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports collaborative action to establish brain health as a crucial aspect of women’s healthcare. A comprehensive approach includes promoting brain ...

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