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  • 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 ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2015 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (2016-07-14)
    19 nurse researchers were inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at STTI’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress, 23-27 July 2015 in Puerto Rico. On Saturday, 25 July, the 19 nurses, representing ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2010 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (2016-07-13)
    On July, 22 esteemed nurse researchers will be inducted into the newly created Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. This unique recognition eternally honors nurse researchers who are Honor Society ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2014 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (2016-03-23)
    The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) inducted 25 nurse researchers into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at STTI’s 25th International Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong, ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2013 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (2016-03-23)
    Nineteen nurse researchers were inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International’s (STTI) International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at STTI’s 24th International Nursing Research Congress in Prague, ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2011 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (2016-03-23)
    Fifteen esteemed nurse researchers were inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame during the 22nd International Nursing Research Congress in Cancún, Mexico. Established by the Honor Society of Nursing, ...
  • 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 ...
  • International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Conversation with the Honorees, 2012 

    Unknown author (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2012-10-09)
    Fourteen nurse researchers were inducted 2 August 2012 into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame (INRHF). The prestigious award honors nurse researchers from around the world who are members of the Honor Society ...