This collection houses position statements, white papers, and resource papers authored by groups participating in Sigma's repository. Groups are national/international nursing organizations, nursing staff at hospitals and healthcare systems, nursing consortia, and nursing staff at health-related companies.

Materials do not undergo peer review upon submission, acceptance, and posting to this repository. Refer to the Review Type and Acquisition Type listed in each item record to determine the vetting standard that has been applied.

Recent Submissions

  • Nursing Professional Development Organizational Value Demonstration Project 

    Harper, Mary G.; Aucoin, Julia; Warren, Joan Insalaco (2016-10-12)
    In view of the changes in the healthcare environment and the recommendations of the IOM, the ANPD Board of Directors commissioned a study to examine variables related to facility size and structure, NPD practitioner ...
  • Transforming Roles of Nursing Professional Development Practitioners 

    Warren, Joan Insalaco; Harper, Mary G. (2016-10-11)
    Consumers and payers demand highly reliable, accessible, and affordable healthcare (Findlay, 2012). In 2010 legislators dramatically altered the trajectory of healthcare with passage of The Patient Protection andAffordable ...
  • ANPD Position Statement: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses 

    Harper, Mary G. (2016-02-03)
    The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project was initiated in 2005 with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to prepare nurses to “improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems in which ...
  • Role of Nursing Professional Development in Helping Meet Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Recommendations 

    Association for Nursing Professional Development Public Policy Committee (2013)
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Initiative on The Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) (Committee, 2011) was formed with the goal of identifying ways to transform the nursing profession to meet the ...
  • ISNCC Cancer Nursing Education Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2015-12-08)
    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on cancer nursing education in July 2013.  Lack of information and education about cancer is a major barrier to effective cancer ...
  • ISNCC Palliative Care Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2015-10)
    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on palliative care in October 2015.  The purpose of this position statement is to (1) integrate a palliative approach into the ...
  • ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2014-07)
    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on tobacco control in July 2014.  ISNCC believes that prevention of tobacco use, prevention of exposure to second hand smoke, ...

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