• Chapter 1 from Evidence-Informed Health Policy 

      Jacqueline Loversidge and Joyce Zurmehly (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2019)
      This is Ch. 1, "Extending the Use of Evidence-Based Practice to Health Policymaking," from Evidence-Informed Health Policy. More about the book: What happens in health policy at local, state, and federal levels directly ...
    • Chapter 4 from Mastering Precepting: A Nurse's Handbook for Success, 2nd Edition 

      Ulrich, Beth (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2019)
      This is Chapter 4, “Core Precepting Concepts,” from Mastering Precepting: A Nurse’s Handbook for Success, 2nd Edition. More about the book: Nurse preceptors have the power and opportunity to inspire nurses to achieve ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Discussion questions and poster for Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education 2E 

      Clark, Cynthia (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2017)
      This item record pertains to excerpts from Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education, 2nd Edition, which is provided free of charge by the publisher. To purchase the entire book from the publisher click here. To ...
    • 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, ...
    • Evidence-Based Nursing Position Statement 

      Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
      Issue being addressed: Evidence-based nursing as the foundation for professional nursing practice.
    • [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 ...
    • Global Development Position Statement 

      Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
      Issue being addressed: Global development and global knowledge network building.
    • Global Health Policy Position Statement 

      Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018-03-16)
      Issue being addressed: Clarification of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society’s desired role in health policy.
    • [Global Health] Policy Position Statement 

      Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau Internaitonal, 2005)
      Issue being addressed:Defining and/or supporting health, nursing and other positions which influence global health.

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