Each current Sigma Academy has its own collection within this repository. The collections house the presentations created by the participating scholars during each academy cohort. The collections may also contain additional related educational materials.


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  • Session 3: Nurse Leaders Virtual Summit September 2021 

    Kelly, Michelle; Hayden, Alexis; Smith, Jaclyn; Clarissa, Catherine; Dominguez, Karen; Ocho, Oscar
    The purpose of the Nurse Leader Virtual Summit is to provide an avenue for nurse leaders from various Sigma Academies and Nightingale Challenge to disseminate their leadership journey. This session features Michelle Kelly, ...
  • Session 2: Nurse Leaders Virtual Summit September 2021 

    Bradley, Kathleen; Tenaglia, Holly; Jedwab, Rebecca; O'Grodnick, Madison; Duarte, Fausto; Brissenden, Simonne
    The purpose of the Nurse Leader Virtual Summit is to provide an avenue for nurse leaders from various Sigma Academies and Nightingale Challenge to disseminate their leadership journey. This session features Kathleen ...
  • Session 1: Nurse Leaders Virtual Summit September 2021 

    Mousa, Dania Itani; Cellucci, Cristina; Tariga, Jose Arnold; Burdick, Kailee; Stallings, Devita; Beck, Julie
    The purpose of the Nurse Leader Virtual Summit is to provide an avenue for nurse leaders from various Sigma Academies and Nightingale Challenge to disseminate their leadership journey. This session features Dania Itani ...
  • An unexpected but powerful leadership experience during a global pandemic 

    Heitzman, Melissa
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • My leadership journey 

    Camp, Lindsey Horrell
    The purpose of the Nightingale Challenge is to help develop the next generation of young nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in health, and to demonstrate that nursing and midwifery are exciting ...
  • The 3 E's of faculty engagement (encourage, empower, & energize): from new faculty orientation to continuing professional development 

    Owens, Angela
    This presentation is an overview of Dr. Owens's larger academy project of the same name. To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their ...
  • Nursing leadership: a journey 

    Kramlich, Crystal Wiley
    The purpose of the Nightingale Challenge is to help develop the next generation of young nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in health, and to demonstrate that nursing and midwifery are exciting ...
  • Be Sigma, be leader 

    Chale-Pool, George Williams
    The purpose of the Nightingale Challenge is to help develop the next generation of young nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in health, and to demonstrate that nursing and midwifery are exciting ...
  • Leadership, growth, and relationship 

    Palakiko, Donna-Marie
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • In pursuit of patient partnerships to improve quality and safety in cancer care: an ambulatory evidenced informed medication project initiative 

    Vonnes, Cassandra Ann
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • Leadership journey: innovative program initiatives to address social determinants of health and health equity through inter-professional learning collaboratives 

    Allen, Cynthia
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • Global connections: my journey of infusing joy through the Nightingale Challenge 

    Jakab-Hall, Charlotte
    The purpose of the Nightingale Challenge is to help develop the next generation of young nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in health, and to demonstrate that nursing and midwifery are exciting ...
  • The Nightingale Challenge experience 

    Parola, Vitor
    The purpose of the Nightingale Challenge is to help develop the next generation of young nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in health, and to demonstrate that nursing and midwifery are exciting ...
  • Needs assessment/gap analysis for newly created PhD nursing program 

    Ahmed, Azza
    This presentation is an overview of Dr. Ahmed's larger academy project of the same name. To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their ...
  • Nurse Leader Virtual Summit 

    McMahon, Michele
    A brief overview of Dr. McMahon's larger project titled "The 3 Es of Faculty Engagement (Encourage, Empower, & Energize): From New Faculty Orientation to Continuing Professional Development." To cap off the end of a Sigma ...
  • My leadership journey 

    O'Connell, Karen
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • My leadership journey 

    Spinks, M'Lyn
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • Nurse Leader Virtual Summit 

    Goering, Mary DeGrote
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • HeartCode™ room: interdisciplinary initiative in an academic setting 

    Maxwell, Karen
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...
  • Finding the apple in the seeds 

    Laura, Dzurec
    To cap off the end of a Sigma Academy cohort, Academy scholars and other Sigma academy participants were charged with sharing their leadership journey and/or their Sigma Academy self-selected projects via a Pecha Kucha ...

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