Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) produces SigmaCast, a scholarly podcast that tackles popular topics throughout all areas of nursing. Sigma members can also earn free continuing nursing education (CNE) from each episode.

SigmaCast episodes are a way for Sigma to help nurses keep up with current events, learning new facts from the latest research, find common ground with other nursing professionals from around the world, and discuss the challenges of the nursing profession around the world and how they can affect your professional work. Check back often for new additions to this exciting series.

Please note: The views, information, or opinions expressed during the SigmaCast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma), its employees, chapters, or subsidiaries. The primary purpose of the SigmaCast series is to educate and inform. This SigmaCast series does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services.

SigmaCast episodes are available for private, non-commercial use only. Advertising, which is incorporated into, placed in association with, or targeted toward the content of any SigmaCast episode, without the express approval and acknowledgment of Sigma, is forbidden. You may not edit or modify any SigmaCast. The developers of the SigmaCast series assume no liability for any activities in connection with the SigmaCast series or for the use of the SigmaCast series in connection with any other website, computer, or playing device.

Recent Submissions

  • Clinician Burnout: SigmaCast, Episode 9 

    Rushton, Cynda; 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: SigmCast, 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, ...
  • Educating in the virtual environment: Mentoring leads to success during COVID-19: SigmaCast, Episode 5 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-29)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • Predatory journals and conferences: SigmaCast, Episode 4 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-13)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • Doctoral education in nursing: SigmaCast, Episode 3 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-01-29)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • Bullying and incivility in nursing: SigmaCast, Episode 2 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2019-12-04)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • Preprints in nursing scholarship: SigmaCast, Episode 1 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2019-11-11)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...

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