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Home : Education : Professional Development

Continuing Education Courses for Nurses - Professional Development

Nurse managers, clinicians, researchers and returning nurses: these continuing education courses for nurses will help you take your career to the next level.

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Balancing Your Volunteer and Professional Passions
CNE Awarded: 1.2  
In this plenary from Leadership Connection 2014, STTI CEO Patricia Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN, shares the benefits of volunteering and how to balance those hours in your already busy schedule.
 
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Models of Leadership: A Panel Discussion
CNE Awarded: 1.2
 
This plenary from Leadership Connection 2014 explains how leadership models are used in specific environments or situations. The four leadership styles of Transformational Leadership, K/P Leadership, Servant Leadership and Situational/Adaptive Leadership are discussed and compared.
 
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Leadership Connection 2014 Poster Presentations
CNE Awarded: 1.2

In this course, learners will be able to study the posters from STTI's 2014 Leadership Connection.
 
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Transforming Nursing: The Impact of the Institute of Medicine Report on "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health;" the Affordable Care Act; and Population Health
CNE Awarded: 6.5
 
This course will explore and analyze the impact of the Institute of Medicine’s report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health," since the report’s unveiling in 2010. It will also inform nurses on the best ways to prepare for future changes in health care.
 
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The Nurse Instructor Educational Course Dealing With Difficult Patients
CNE Awarded: 1.7  
Nurses confront difficult people in every aspect of their working life. Understanding the nurse’s own response to difficult people provides the basis for effectively dealing with the diverse personality types faced on a daily basis. This course gives information on the fundamental reasons why patients seem difficult to work with and a series of effective strategies to address and be successful in dealing with these patients.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Working With Challenging Families
CNE Awarded: 1.8
 
Nurses confront difficult people in every aspect of their working life. In health care, the challenges come not only from patients, but from families. This course provides information on why families may be acting difficult and how to address these situations.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Conference Proceedings
CNE Awarded: 8.1
Nurses confront difficult people in every aspect of their working life. In health care, the challenges come not only from patients, but from families. This course provides information on why families may be acting difficult and how to address these situations.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes
CNE Awarded: 1.1 
 
This plenary for STTI's research congress will evaluate the status of the Millennium Development Goals. Specific attention will be given to health outcomes that are important indicators of achieving sustainability.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: A Panel Discussion
CNE Awarded: 1.2

This panel presentation from STTI's research congress features six evidence-based experts speaking about perspective programs. Moderated by STTI President Hester Klopper, the purpose of this presentation is to discuss various programs of evidence-based practice in the nursing profession.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Top Research Posters
CNE Awarded: 2.0 
 
In this course, learners will be able to study the top-rated research posters from STTI's 25th International Nursing Research Congress.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response Top Evidence-Based Practice Posters
CNE Awarded: 2.0 
In this course, learners will be able to study the top-rated evidence-based practice posters from STTI's 25th International Nursing Research Congress.
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The Nurse Instructor Educational Course
CNE Awarded: 4.2  
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This continuing education course for nurses is designed to help nurses instructors understand nursing education and their growth and development as a nursing faculty member.
 
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Disaster Preparedness and Response
CNE Awarded: 2.0
 
This continuing education course for nurses provides an overview of a nurse's role in planning for and responding to a mass casualty incident.
 
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Social Media for Nurses Return to Nursing: A Refresher Program
CNE Awarded: 26.0
 
Designed for nurses who have been out of clinical practice for several years, this program will prepare nurses to return to work. The program consists of six courses and 10 presentations reviewing specific systems of the body.
 
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Coaching in Nursing Course ​​​Integrating Technology in Nursing
CNE Awarded: 5.5
 
This course will describe specific technology used in clinical and education settings. It will also address data collection for a business plan and strategies for implementation.
 
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Coaching in Nursing Course

Social Media for Health Care Providers
CNE Awarded: 5.0 

The purpose of this course is to introduce nurses to use social media in a professional environment. The course will also cover privacy guidelines and using social media to engage patients.

 

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Coaching in Nursing Course

Managing Social Media Use and Policies
CNE Awarded: 4.0 

The purpose of this course is to guide nurse leaders nurses in developing social media policies, the benefits of professional social media use, and educating patients using social media tools.

 
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Surviving Your First Years As A Nurse Program
Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse Program
CNE Awarded: 33.0
 
This series of six continuing education courses provide nurses with essential career information they might not have received in school. These courses explore transitioning from student to nurse; working with multigenerational nursing teams; dealing with disruptive people; understanding and coping with legal risks as a nurse; advancing in a nursing career; and finding life balance.
 
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The Joanna Briggs Institute Approach 

Evidence-Based Nursing: The Joanna Briggs Approach Program
CNE Awarded: 15.0

This program is designed to educate nurses in the fundamentals of the Joanna Briggs Institute's evidence-based nursing process.

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Coaching in Nursing
CNE Awarded: 6.0
 
This workbook is a hands-on guide filled with exercises, checklists, and conversation starters to help nurses incorporate coaching principles.
 


 
 
 
Coaching in Nursing Course 
2013 Congress Plenary: Speeding the Translation of Research Findings into Best Practice
CNE Awarded: 1.25

This presentation will discuss important “so what” outcome factors that are necessary to include in research and EBP/quality improvement projects in order to speed the translation of research findings into clinical practice.
 

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Coaching in Nursing Course

2013 Congress Plenary: From Person-Centered Care: Creating Flourishing Healthcare Cultures
CNE Awarded: 1.0

This presentation will introduce learners to the key concepts of person-centered practice and will identify strategies to use those principles in the workplace.
 
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Coaching in Nursing Course 2013 Congress Plenary: Improving Quality of Care: The Levers for Knowledge Translation and Utilization
CNE Awarded: 0.75 

This presentation will describe a range of different models that have been adopted to translate knowledge based on research into everyday practice.
Learn of real examples of successful implementation.
 
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Team Building for Nurses
Team Building for Nurses
CNE Awarded: 1.0
 
The purpose of this course is to assist the new nurse professional in making choices based on an understanding of the importance of effective teamwork and team building.
 


Leading and Serving on a Medical Mission Team
CNE Awarded: 1.5
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to medical mission work and share tips and resources to enable you to create a personally satisfying and mutually beneficial medical mission work experience.

Community Health Nursing
CNE Awarded: 2.0
The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the importance of and goals surrounding sustainable development with specific guidance on the nurse’s role in planning and participating in projects.

Everyday Ethics in Nursing Practice
CNE Awarded: 6.0
 
This course will enhance your appreciation of ethics in everyday nursing situations and help you to increase your ability to think and talk about ethics in nursing practice.
 
 

   

Sigma Theta Tau International is accredited as a provider of continuing education courses for nurses (CNE)  by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Course authors attest that no relevant financial relationship exists between them and any commercial supporting entity which would present a conflict of interest or commercialize their presentation content.

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