For Immediate Release
Rachael McLaughlin, Director
Marketing and Communications
Honor Society of Nursing,
Sigma Theta Tau International
Four STTI-published books earn top honors
in Book of the Year Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – Four books from the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International are top recipients in the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year Awards. This prestigious competition draws entries and attention from the journal’s 105,000 print and 500,000 online subscribers. Winners were announced in the January issue.
The STTI award winners are:
- In the Nursing and Continuing Education category, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses by Cynthia Saver earned a second-place award. The book brings together 15 of nursing’s top writing experts to answer the most common questions asked by nurses hesitant about publishing their work.
- In the Leadership and Management category, The Nurse Executive’s Coaching Manual earned a second-place award. Written by Kimberly A. McNally and Liz Cunningham, this is the only book on coaching for nurse executives.
- In the Medical-Surgical Nursing category, How to Manage Pain in the Elderly by Yvonne D’Arcy earned a second-place award. This solutions-oriented handbook delivers clinical tips, case studies and assessment tools nurses can use immediately.
- In the History and Public Policy category, Evidence-Based Design for Healthcare Facilities earned a third-place award. Edited by Cynthia McCullough, the book explores research that shows how health care design not only can improve patient care and medical outcomes, but can also decrease medical errors and waste.
Not every category results in a first-, second- and third-place award, thus preserving the credibility of the awards.
Purchase the books 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 to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. 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 492 chapters are located at 672 institutions of higher education throughout 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, the United States and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at www.nursingsociety.org.