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Global Health Policy Position Statement
(Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018-03-16)
Issue being addressed: Clarification of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society’s desired role in health policy.
STTI Scholarship Defined
(Sigma Theta Tau International, 2014-02-20)
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Nurses in all settings develop and ...
Enhancing Quality of Care and Patient Safety: The Role of Nursing Clinical Judgment in Public Protection
The speaker of this session is a nursing educator who serves as president of a U.S. state board of nursing and member of the NCSBN examination oversight committee. From his unique perspectives, the speaker will discuss the ...
When Parallel Worlds Collide: A Story of Providing Quality Care to Achieve a Mother's Wishes
A life cut tragically short, a growing fetus at the edge of viability and a young woman with two wishes, to become a mother and to be an organ donor. This presentation describes a case of somatic survival for 10-plus weeks ...
Group-Based Diabetes Self-Management Education Program to Improve Patient Health Outcomes
Diabetes control is an ongoing problem at an underserved clinic in Central Illinois. Diabetic patients referred to an educator follow-up at their discretion, while 15-minute appointments are inadequate to address all their ...
Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training in Primary Care
Lives of patients with life-threatening food allergies can be saved by providing epinephrine auto injector training. Correct and prompt administration of epinephrine is the only treatment for anaphylaxis. Learning to ...
Awareness and Prevention of Infertility Risk Factors Among Undergraduates in a Tertiary Institution in Nigeria
Infertility is a public health concern in Nigeria because of its high prevalence and its serious social implications on affected couples and families. Awareness of infertility risk factors is an essential first step to ...
An Evidence-Based Cognitive Approach for Teaching Nursing Clinical Judgment Skills to Entry-Level Practitioners
A speaker from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) will review a nursing clinical judgment model developed by the organization. To illustrate the clinical judgment model and its didactic applications, ...
Nursing History: An Honors Elective Nursing Course
Due to increasing theory content and skills and limited time many nursing programs are decreasing or eliminating nursing history from their curriculum. However the study of nursing history is important to the profession ...
Lessons Learned: The Importance of Building Partnerships When Starting an RN-to-BSN Program
This presentation will provide learners with a summary of key areas to consider when beginning a RN to BSN program. In order to have a successful program it is important to create seamless transitions between institutions. ...