• Making a Difference with Chapter Philanthropy 

      Maxworthy, Juli; Palmer, Sheri P.; Cullen, Ann; Pollard, Deborah L.; Simpkins, Steven (2012-11-29)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 20, 2012: What do you want to change or strengthen about nursing and health care in your community? Attend this chapter panel presentation to hear best-practices in chapter service ...
    • Making Cent$ Out of Chapter Finances 

      Dalton, Jody; Sharts-Hopko, Nancy C. (2012-11-29)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 20, 2012: This session will provide presidents and chapter treasurers with the basics of budgeting and maintaining fiscal responsibility for chapter operations.
    • Managing Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery 

      Dobbs, Ryan L. (2016-09-16)
      Session presented on Sunday, September 18, 2016: Aim: The purpose of this guideline change is to enhance the ability to care for patients diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury that are released and non-symptomatic but ...
    • Managing Your Chapter's Image 

      Coburn, Michelle (2012-11-29)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 20, 2012: It is important for every STTI chapter to periodically re-evaluate your chapter materials to ensure you are making the right impression with your members and candidates. ...
    • Many Hands Make Light Work: The History and Development of an At-Large Sigma Chapter 

      Buckner, Sheryl K.; Smith, Kathlynn
      This poster presentation will include information about the history and development, as well as benefits and challenges of a Sigma Theta Tau International at-Large chapter since the 1980s.
    • Maternal-Infant Separation During Hospitalization After Birth 

      Ogren, Megan P. (2016-09-26)
      Session presented on Sunday, September 18, 2016: Purpose and Background: The purpose of this study was to examine mother-infant separation after birth as a means to understand the 'rooming-in' practices at the study facility. ...
    • Maximizing Impact: Developing Effective Board Members 

      Hoffman, Jenny Paugh; Schafer, Rebecca (2015-01-15)
      Session presented on Wednesday, September 24, 2014: Serving on a board is more than attending meetings. Discover how individual roles and collective responsibilities allow boards to work effectively to make a positive ...
    • Maximizing Your Abilities as Course Leader 

      Rice, Robyn (2016-09-26)
      Session presented on Monday, September 19, 2016: In today's fast paced world of teaching and learning the role of the faculty as Course Leader as "leader" is increasingly emphasized. In such a role, faculty as Course Leaders ...
    • The Meaning of Hope for Women Diagnosed With Terminal Illness: A Literature Review 

      Orth, Stephanie J.
      The concept of hope at the end of life is a personal and complicated phenomenon. Researchers have investigated the concept of hope as it relates to caregivers and nurses. However, the meaning of hope for women at the end ...
    • Medical Tourism: Trends, Certification, Opportunities 

      Mueller, Dale
      This presentation includes opportunities for nurses, emerging services and global impacts. This study was conducted in 2017, including visits to two countries, a literature review and Certification as a Medical Tourism ...
    • Medication Error Reduction Using PDA Technology By Nursing Students at the Point of Care 

      Joseph, Laly (2016-09-26)
      Session presented on Monday, September 19, 2016: Purpose: The purpose of this evidence-based pilot study was to determine if nursing students could calculate medications in a case study with greater speed and accuracy using ...
    • Member Growth and Development: Promoting Transformational Leadership Through a New Member Scholarship Program 

      Loyd, Lauren A.
      This Sigma chapter developed and implemented an ongoing New Membership Scholarship Program. Through this program, scholarship recipients are mentored within their professional roles to both the chapter and nursing. This ...
    • Membership Engagement and Retention Strategy: New Member Survey 

      Lagman, Christine; Lazaro, Renee Krystle Doll; Dermenchyan, Anna; Sumner, Judith A.; Verzemnieks, Inese; Der-Tavitian, Rosine
      At the annual board retreat, Gamma-Tau-at-Large Chapter board members discussed different membership retention strategies. One recommendation from the board was to conduct a needs assessment survey of the new members. This ...
    • The Mentoring Experiences of Adjunct Nursing Faculty: A Phenomenological Inquiry 

      Ramjohn, Sharon
      This dissertation research study explored the mentoring experiences of adjunct nursing faculty members in undergraduate nursing programs. The results indicate that adjunct instructors are expert clinicians but novice ...
    • Mentoring in a Nurse Anesthesia Program: Cultivating Wellness and Developing Leaders 

      Chan, Gloria; Pallaria, Thomas J.; McLaughlin, Michael (2016-09-26)
      Session presented on Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Nurse anesthetists are considered one of the most difficult and demanding specialties for Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), therefore, nurse anesthesia education ...
    • Mentorship: The Ultimate Form of Leadership 

      Sessler Branden, Pennie (2016-09-26)
      Session presented on Tuesday, September 20, 2016: A true leader understands the importance of supporting others to be the best they can be and to achieve their professional goals. Nursing leadership and mentorship go ...
    • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Correctional Facilities: The Need for Infection Prevention Education 

      Uhurebor, Dorothy (2015-01-15)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 25, 2014: Abstract: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections are commonly associated with hospitalized patients. However, MRSA infection is not just in the ...
    • The Military as a Culture 

      Casale, L.
      Nurses understanding of military culture has the potential to recognize mental illness and disability. Active duty personnel are apprehensive to seek mental health assistance due to the associated stigma (Convoy, 2013). ...
    • The Millennium Development Goals: Incorporated Into Clinical Practice 

      Sharts-Hopko, Nancy C. (2012-11-29)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 20, 2012: This session will highlight role that clinical nurses pay in advancing the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals and the activities undertaken by nurses in clinical ...
    • The Millennium Development Goals: Taking Notice of the Student Impact 

      Merriman, Hannah (2012-11-29)
      Session presented on Thursday, September 20, 2012: This panel session will highlight the role that students play in advancing the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals and the activities undertaken by student nurses ...

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