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Books for Nurses

Books published and distributed by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International are written by, for, and about nurses and other health care professionals.

  • See our complete catalog of books (available for sale via Nursing Knowledge International).
  • Most STTI books are available as e-books and are electronic-learning platform-ready.
  • All of our books are available for faculty course adoption, as are our online courses!

2013 AJN Book of the Year Award Winners - Three books published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International have received 2013 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year awards.  

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Onboarding is important for lowering turnover rates. How can you ensure a new nurse’s success? Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation helps you learn how to create and sustain a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the nurses', organization's, and patients' needs. Whether you’re new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you understand the use of the ADDIE model; analyze, design, and implement an orientation program; evaluate an individual’s competency; conduct surveys and focus groups; and manage orientee errors and personality conflicts.



Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Second Edition
By Cynthia Saver

Nurses spend years learning about human anatomy, but learning the anatomy of writing can seem much more difficult. Fully updated and expanded, Anatomy of Writing for Publications for Nurses, Second Edition, is one of the most useful books for nurses needing help with everything from writing a research paper to editing a published manuscript. This edition — 80 pages, three chapters, and two appendixes larger — includes expanded coverage of open access, online journals, social media, marketing your work, and tools for your writing projects.




Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual: The Henry Street Model for Nurses, Second Edition
By Carolyn M. Garcia, Marjorie A. Schaffer, and
Patricia M. Schoon

Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual has proven to be one of the most important texts in public health for students and practitioners alike. Focused on developing a competent public health nursing practice in diverse settings, the core text builds on the Henry Street Consortium’s framework for 11 competences for population-based, entry-level public health nursing.




Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Healthcare
By Riane Eisler and Teddie M. Potter

This book provides nurses and other health care professionals with tools to re-examine the current state of interdisciplinary partnerships and build a more effective, caring, and sustainable health care system. This comprehensive text will benefit nurses by defining and illustrating full partnership in practice, education and research to improve communication and interprofessional collaboration.




Anatomy of Research for Nurses
Christine Hedges and Barbara Williams

This book covers everything from formulating a hypothesis to legal and ethical issues in performing and funding a research study. Providing a user-friendly approach to research, the authors bring together a team that bridges the gaps between academic learning and research in a clinical setting using learning elements such as question-and-answer sections, sample protocols and frameworks, data collection and measurement examples, and more. 
Some 17,000 apps are available for patients and health care providers, but with all this technology comes new and necessary challenges. How can nurses keep up? In The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology, Brittney Wilson provides the tools nurses need to improve their practices, further their careers, and solidify themselves as assets to their employers.
By Mary Lou Bond, Kristina S. Ibitayo, and Susan M. Baxley  
Mentoring and coaching are critical components of professional success for nursing students. But how can faculty members combat low retention rates when student populations are more globally diverse than ever? Between cultural and generational differences and outside influences such as technology, nurse educators need to think of mentoring in a new and modern way. This book provides a road map for educators struggling to successfully understand the patterns and expectations of students at all levels within a global society.
By Karolyn Crowley and Carrie Morgan

If you are a nurse with substance use disorder, you live with your addiction, and you know patient care and safety are at risk. You know you need to make a change. How do you regain your life and reenter nursing practice? Reentry might seem overwhelming and completely unattainable, but you are not alone.
mastering_simulation_150.png ​Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success
By Beth Ulrich and Beth Mancini

Simulation can be a valuable tool for academic or clinical institutions. But technology can change quickly, and faculty, staff developers, students, and clinicians need to know how to respond. When it comes to designing and implementing effective training programs for interdisciplinary learners, understanding simulation scenarios and environments is a must. The authors guide students and practitioners through developing clinical competencies with confidence.





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