This collection houses board approved resource papers of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma).

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Recent Submissions

  • The Woodhull study on nursing and the media: Health care's invisible partner: Final report 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 1997)
    This important study analyzes 20,000 articles (2,600 health articles) published in 16 US newspapers, magazines and health trade publications in September 1997. Less than 1% of the articles in the magazines US News & World ...
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Position Statement 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
    Issue being addressed: Evidence-based nursing as the foundation for professional nursing practice.
  • Global Development Position Statement 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
    Issue being addressed: Global development and global knowledge network building.
  • [Global Health] Policy Position Statement 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau Internaitonal, 2005)
    Issue being addressed:Defining and/or supporting health, nursing and other positions which influence global health.
  • International Nurse Migration [Position Statement] 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
    Issue being addressed: International nurse migration as a solution to nursing shortages
  • Global Health Policy Position Statement 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2018-03-16)
    Issue being addressed: Clarification of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society’s desired role in health policy.
  • The Scholarship of Reflective Practice 

    Freshwater, Dawn; Horton-Deutsch, Sara; Sherwood, Gwen D.; Taylor, Beverly J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
    This resource paper describes definitions of reflection and reflective practice, and their historical context, methods, processes, applications, benefits, and limitations. Recommendations are made regarding policy and ...
  • STTI Scholarship Defined 

    Hulsey, Tara M.; Nagelsmith, Laurie; Sharts-Hopko, Nancy C.; Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2014-02-20)
    The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Nurses in all settings develop and ...