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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Rachael McLaughlin
Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Rachael@stti.iupui.edu
+1.317.634.8171

Nursing’s top 10 pressing issues
More than 30 international industry leaders weigh in for STTI’s newest publication

INDIANAPOLIS – Can we all agree that a bachelor’s degree should be the minimum level of education for nurses?

It’s a controversial, yet pressing issue facing the nursing industry today. And it’s just one of 10 such issues discussed in The Power of Ten – 2011-2013: Nurse Leaders Address the Profession’s 10 Most Pressing Issues, published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.

The book, with topics pulled from the Institute of Medicine’s groundbreaking The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report, is a compilation of essays from more than 30 international nurse leaders and is ideal for those who want a better understanding of key factors currently shaping the profession. The book addresses topics such as:

  • Evidence-based practice: Harmful or helpful?
  • What impact does technology have on nursing?
  • Should a bachelor’s degree be the minimum level of education?
  • DNP vs. PhD
  • Attaining a seat at the policy table
  • Coping with growing ethical demands
  • Improving workplace culture
  • How do nurse leaders affect the profession?
  • Closing the workforce age gap
  • How to make the profession as diverse as the population

In addition to essays, the book includes discussion points designed to foster conversation, whether internal or among colleagues. Each chapter is introduced with provocative prose, designed to stir the pot and facilitate opinions that defy status quo thinking.

The Power of Ten – 2011-2013: Nurse Leaders Address the Profession’s 10 Most Pressing Issues
Author: A compilation of essays from more than 30 international nursing leaders
Published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
ISBN: 9781-935476535
Price: US $24.95
Paperback, 136 pages
Trim Size: 9 x 6, landscape
Available at www.nursingknowledge.org/STTIbooks  


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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 130,000 active members in more than 85 countries. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others. STTI’s 496 chapters are located at 678 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at www.nursingsociety.org.
 
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