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Sigma Theta Tau International

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Works: 245 works in 829 publications in 1 language and 82,319 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Biography  History  Handbooks and manuals 
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Most widely held works by Sigma Theta Tau International
Pivotal moments in nursing : leaders who changed the path of a profession by Beth Houser( )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 12 well-known nurse leaders: Loretta C. Ford, Shirley Sears Chater, Joyce C. Clifford, Luther Christman, Vernice D. Ferguson, Ada Sue Hinshaw, Faye Glenn Abdellah, Sue Karen Donaldson, Margretta ("Gretta") Madden Styles, Rheba de Tornyay, Claire Fagin, Linda H. Aiken. Includes 12 essays, follow up questions, biographical summaries and more. Good fit for nursing history and leadership courses and any nurse who wants to be inspired
Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing by Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society for Nursing. United States( )

in English and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aims and scope: Blackwell Publishing and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International are pleased to announce their new publishing partnership that will bring you the Journal of Nursing Scholarship. This widely read and respected journal features peer-reviewed, thought-provoking articles representing research by some of the world's leading nurse researchers. Reaching health professionals, faculty and students in 90 countries, the Journal of Nursing Scholarship is focused on health of people throughout the world. It is the official journal of Sigma Theta Tau International and it reflects the society's dedication to providing the tools necessary to improve nursing care around the world
Anatomy of writing for publication for nurses by Cynthia Saver( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A to Z guide for those in the nursing profession designed to help bridge the gap between incomplete sentences and a published manuscript. Provides the basics of publishing from books to journals, from print to online, and from generating a great idea to marketing your work. Offers information on how to bolster your chances for having your manuscript accepted for publication with topics such as: how to query a journal; writing and submitting the manuscript; legal and ethical issues; and effective use of tables, figures, graphs, illustrations, and photos. Describes how to write a particular type of paper or article, including clinical articles, scholarly journals, abstracts, books, online, personal narratives, continuing education, and writing for consumers. Each chapter includes question and answer sidebars and writing exercises related to the chapter's topic
The nurse's etiquette advantage : how professional etiquette can advance your nursing career by Kathleen Deska Pagana( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Etiquette is more than just which fork to use. It's about handling business meetings and PDAs appropriately. It's about cultivating your career, and it's essential for nurses' career success - from new graduates to seasoned leaders."--Back cover
The nurse manager's guide to budgeting & finance by Al Rundio( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fully revised and updated second edition of STTI's popular handbook for nurse managers. Nurse managers deal with the economic reality of patient-staffing ratios, reports, and accountants. Acronyms such as FTEs and ADCs can feel like a foreign language many new managers haven't learned yet. This book provides practical tools, tips, and strategies that will help one be a successful nurse manager, including details about how key legislation affects the budgeting process
Healthy places, healthy people : a handbook for culturally competent community nursing practice by Melanie Creagan Dreher( )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides realistic strategies and practical advice on how public health nurses can effectively mobilize citizen action to improve the community's future health. It also provides useful tools for gathering, organizing, and analyzing community-related information
To comfort always : a nurse's guide to end of life care by Linda Norlander( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Comfort Always is an award-winning basic primer for nurses on how to care for patients at the end-of-life. This book is a guide to understanding the needs of both patients and families and the important role nursing plays in addressing those needs providing the reader with a framework that defines the nursing role in terms of the skilled clinician, the advocate and the guide. This updated edition provides readers with new content specifically on chronic illness and dementia
Johns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice : models and guidelines by Sandra Dearholt( )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth place of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University continues to be a leader in the health care profession. Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Models and Guidelines Second Edition has been revised and updated with new case studies and exemplars. Evidence-Based Practice Second Edition covers practical guidelines on the model with exemplars, a question and development tool, evidence rating scale, project management, appraisal forms, and evidence summary documents. This book helps nurses, not only understand the theory, but also put it into action. Evidence-Based Practice Second Edition is a hand book for nurses and a text book for students. The Evidence Based Practice Second Edition has expanded and improved tool and form including additional guidelines for individual appraisals and both research and non-researched-based evidence. -- Provided by publisher
Nursing ethics in everyday practice by Connie M Ulrich( )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written specifically for nurses who are at the front lines of health care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, surgery centers, home health care settings, etc., this author emphasizes real world ethical challenges for nurses. The book provides guidelines on current and future ethical challenges, how to have moral courage and project the readers own voice, and an overall guide to communication and ethics consultation. Author Connie Ulrich, a clinical ethics expert, describes types of everyday ethical challenges with which nurses are most likely to be confronted, the practical considerations, the questions to ask, and the specific steps to take to come to a satisfactory resolution for patient and family
When nurses hurt nurses : recognizing and overcoming the cycle of nurse bullying by Cheryl Dellasega( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside of nursing, most people believe bullies are native only to playgrounds and high school locker rooms. Unfortunately, bullies also frequent hospital units, ambulatory care centers, clinics, and even emergency departments. Their targets? Their own colleagues and peers. Most practitioners know that the old adage "nurses eat their young" is alive and well in the 21st century. This conflict saps energy, destroys teamwork, and hinders motivation. Worst of all, it can decrease the quality of patient care. Cheryl Dellasega, author of Surviving Ophelia, returns to her roots in health care and explores relational aggression and the nature of nurse-on-nurse violence in the book that has everyone asking, "Why have we ignored this issue for so long?"
Toxic nursing : managing bullying, bad attitudes, and total turmoil by Cheryl Dellasega( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurse managers and nurse administrators at all levels are frequently confronted by the need to manage employee issues arising from interpersonal relationships. These include: conflict (relational aggression or covert bullying), cynicism (negative work attitudes), and calamity (drama and overt antagonism). As a much needed follow up to When Nurses Hurt Nurses (STTI, 2011), this book offers numerous concrete strategies for common employee challenges that nurse supervisors face
The nurse's social media advantage : how making connections and sharing ideas can enhance your nursing career by Robert Fraser( )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social media provides exciting possibilities for networking, creating content, finding and sharing information and collaborating to create a global nursing network. This book explains how social media impacts patients and the health care community and why nurses need to be at the forefront of this new technology. Author and social media expert Rob Fraser, BScN, RN, presents information in an easy-to understand Q & A format and discusses everything social media: from sharing your knowledge to assessing your legal risks and everything in between
Mastering simulation : a handbook for success by Beth Tamplet Ulrich( )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with leaders : frank talk from nurses (and others) on the frontlines of leadership by Tine Hansen-Turton( )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nurse's reality gap : overcoming barriers between academic achievement and clinical success by Leslie Neal-Boylan( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many faculty members struggle as they watch students who were successful in school become discouraged upon entering clinical practice. The questions become, 'Who is failing?' and 'What can be done to better prepare novoice nurses for the reality of today's nursing field?' Author and educator Leslie Neal-Boylan asks hard questions about why students who succeed academically may fail in nursing jobs. Both faculty members and students will find insight and solutions for bridging the gap between nursing school and the realities of practice and the profession."--Back cover
Nursing without borders : values, wisdom, success markers by Sharon Weinstein( )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 contributing authors share a wealth of international experience on global nursing partnerships, collaboration, and practice
Mastering precepting : a nurse's handbook for success by Beth Tamplet Ulrich( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is evidence-based and pragmatic. Written specifically for nurses who are preceptors, who are thinking of becoming preceptors or nurse managers who must supervise preceptors. This book is designed to be a one-stop shop for preceptors and precepting. Provides tools and knowledge nurses need to become competent preceptors and to precept others. Written in an easy-to-read, informative style so that the reader can immediately start incorporating the information into practice. Book includes resources for faculty members who work with clinical preceptors for their students and for managers who employ preceptors. Website-www.rnpreceptor.com-provides tools for preceptors
Fostering nurse-led care : professional practice for the bedside leader from Massachusetts General Hospital by Jeanette Ives Erickson( )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nurse leaders exist at every level--from the bedside to the boardroom. But these days, nurse leaders and managers face major changes in health care delivery models that pressure them to improve patient care but at the same time improve efficiency and lower costs. Add to this the demand to provide nursing education and improve retentions, and the pressure can mount and create additional problems for your organization. The solution? Fostering Nurse-Led Care--from three of Massachusettes General Hospital's top nurse executives--tells nurse leaders and care providers the secrets of the professional practice model that has improved system outcomes and increased patient, family, and staff satisfaction for nearly 20 years. The book provides details including developing, implementing, and evaluating a professional practice environment; optimizing quality standards; implementing patient safety measurements and balancing cost with quality; building an effective learning environment; and resolving conflicts and ethical dilemmas"--Page 4 of cover
Being present : a nurse's resource for end-of-life communication by Marjorie Schaffer( )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real-life nurse stories discuss end-of-life communication experiences, an ethical practice question, and best evidence for end-of-life discussion in nursing practice. Questions for reflection and continued discussion are at the end of each chapter. Chapters include Knowing What to Say and When to Say It, Responding to Patient and Family Wishes and Hopes, Responding to Conflict, Advocating: When Nurses Need to Take Action, Responding to Cultural Needs in End-of-Life Care, Challenges in End-of-Life Communication. Appropriate for nurses in practice and use as a textbook
Johns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice : implementation and translation by Stephanie Poe( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practice based on evidence requires a fundamental change in the way that nurse leaders and staff think about practice and the practice environment. Evidence-based practice, or EBP, promotes improved interventions, care, and patient outcomes. Translating evidence-based findings into practice can be challenging. Using practical and clearly defined approaches, Johns Hopkins Nursing evidence-based Practice: Implementation and Translation provides a road map for instituting best practices
 
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Conversations with leaders : frank talk from nurses (and others) on the frontlines of leadership
Alternative Names

controlled identitySigma Theta Tau

Honor Society of Nursing

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

International Honor Society of Nursing

National Honor Society of Nursing

S.T.T.I. (Sigma Theta Tau International)

Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

STTI (Sigma Theta Tau International)

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

シグマシータタウ国際名誉看護学会

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Anatomy of writing for publication for nursesThe nurse's etiquette advantage : how professional etiquette can advance your nursing careerHealthy places, healthy people : a handbook for culturally competent community nursing practiceTo comfort always : a nurse's guide to end of life careJohns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice : models and guidelinesWhen nurses hurt nurses : recognizing and overcoming the cycle of nurse bullyingThe nurse's social media advantage : how making connections and sharing ideas can enhance your nursing careerConversations with leaders : frank talk from nurses (and others) on the frontlines of leadership