The Sigma Scholarship Department includes several teams (i.e., Sigma Publications, the Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, the Sigma Repository, and the Career Center). It produces resources and educational materials of interest to many nurses, however its primary focus is on nurses in academia and those interested in the areas of leadership, publication, dissemination, and advancing scholarship.

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  • 20 Tips and tricks for early career nurses: Part 3 

    Domínguez-Cancino, Karen; Kwan, Rick; Powell, Steven (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-09-01)
    It is normal to be nervous, excited, and maybe even a little frightened in the first few years of your new nursing profession. This webinar will provide you with at least 20 tips or tricks that every early career nurse ...
  • 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 ...
  • Social media use for the early career nurse 

    Davidson, Craig; Jakab-Hall, Charlotte (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-07-01)
    This webinar aims to help fellow early-career nurses understand how they can best utilize social media in an authentic yet professional manner. When used correctly, it has endless benefits to develop your career and ...
  • Resume writing for nurses 

    Maitha, Stacy (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-01-25)
    Successful resume writing depends on a nurse's ability to succinctly highlight their unique experiences, skills and abilities, allowing them to stand out from the sea of similar applicants that a manager will review. A ...
  • 20 Tips and tricks for early career nurses: Part 2 

    Clarissa, Catherine; Jedwab, Rebecca; Ramocki, Lorin (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-06-03)
    It is normal to be nervous, excited, and maybe even a little frightened in the first few years of your new nursing profession. You made it through to the end of that tunnel that seemed impossible, and now it’s time to put ...
  • 20 Tips and tricks for early career nurses: Part 1 

    Baron, Justine; Silver, Sarabeth; Tariga, Jose Arnold (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-04-21)
    It is normal to be nervous, excited, and maybe even a little frightened in the first few years of your new nursing profession. You made it through to the end of that tunnel that seemed impossible, and now it’s time to put ...
  • Using social media for scholarship: SigmaCast, Episode 18 

    Acquaviva, Kimberly
    In this episode, we will discuss how one individual used social media to bring together a large interdisciplinary research team to answer a compelling research question. Host: Matt Howard, DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN, CPN: ...
  • Tips for successful job interviews 

    Goodrum, Belinda; Abu-Qamar, Ma'en Zaid (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-03-16)
    Learning Objectives: Part 1: Preparing for a job interview Professional conduct at an interview Different types of interview processes How to stand out Part 2: Define virtual interview Recognize differences ...
  • Research from around the world: Improving healthcare in partnership with children and families: SigmaCast, Episode 17 

    Franck, Linda S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-01-12)
    This episode we discuss the body of nursing research from Linda S. Franck, PhD, RN, FRCPCH, FAAN, a Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame inductee in July of 2020 and the Jack and Elaine Koehn Endowed Chair in ...
  • Research from around the world: Substance use disorder in the US: SigmaCast, Episode 16 

    Compton, Peggy (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-12-11)
    This episode we will be discussing the body of nursing research from Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN, a Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame inductee in July of 2020 and an Associate Professor and van Ameringen ...
  • Research from Around the World: HIV/AIDS in Africa and the US: SigmaCast, Episode 15 

    Farley, Jason E. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-12-08)
    This episode we will be discussing the body of nursing research from Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, AACRN, a Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame inductee in July of 2020 and a professor at ...
  • Research from around the world: Immigrant health between Africa and Canada: SigmaCast, Episode 14 

    Salami, Bukola (Oladunni) (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-11-23)
    This episode we will be discussing the research of Dr. Bukola (Oladunni) Salami, a Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame inductee in July of 2020 and an Associate Professor from the University of Alberta. Host: ...
  • Research from around the world: Nursing informatics and digital health transforming healthcare: SigmaCast, Episode 13 

    Delaney, Connie White (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-11-17)
    This episode we will be discussing the body of nursing research from Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP, a Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame inductee in July of 2020 and Professor and Dean at ...
  • Managing in a stressful profession: SigmaCast, Episode 12 

    Dutton, Suzanne; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-08-05)
    This episode we will be discussing research related to the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing article “Evaluating the outcomes of a Web‐Based Stress Management Program for Nurses and Nursing Assistants.” The streamable ...
  • Nurse suicide and prevention: SigmaCast, Episode 11 

    Accardi, Rachael; Davidson, Judy E.; Sanchez, Courtney; Zisook, Sidney; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-07-29)
    This episode we will be discussing research related to the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing article “A Longitudinal Analysis of Nurse Suicide in the United States (2005–2016) With Recommendations for Action” and ...
  • Nursing: Calling for a shared vision: SigmaCast, Episode 10 

    Godfrey, Nelda S.; Hayes, Tom; Weybrew, Kary; Godsey, Judi Wheatley; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-07-08)
    This episode we will be discussing the need for professional identity and brand recognition in nursing when working with the public and other health care professionals. Differences in professionalism and professional ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mental health of future healthcare providers: SigmaCast, Episode 8 

    Hoying, Jacqueline; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-06-17)
    This episode discusses research related to the Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing article "Prevalence and Correlates of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Healthy Beliefs, and Lifestyle Behaviors in First‐Year Graduate Health ...
  • Resiliency in healthcare: SigmaCast, Episode 7 

    Chesak, Sherry S.; Kling, Juliana (Jewel); Luthar, Suniya; Howard, Matthew S. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-06-10)
    This episode discusses research related to the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing open access article, "Authentic Connections Groups: A Pilot Test of an Intervention Aimed at Enhancing Resilience Among Nurse Leader ...
  • Mental health interventions for healthcare providers: SigmaCast, Episode 6 

    Sampson, Marlene; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; Hoying, Jacqueline (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-08)
    This episode discusses research related to the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing article, "The MINDBODYSTRONG Intervention for New Nurse Residents: 6-Month Effects on Mental Health Outcomes, Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors, ...

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