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!
2014 AJN Book of the Year Award Recipients
- Eight books published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International have been recognized with American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year awards for 2014. Six of those books received first place!
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We offer authors the advantages of a small but talented and professional publishing program in an organization that is 100% focused on nurses. We welcome proposals for books that further the mission of the honor society.
Mastering Pharmacogenomics: A Nurse's Handbook for Success
By Dale Halsey Lea, Dennis J. Cheek, Daniel Brazeau, and Gayle A. Brazeau
Pharmacogenomics, the study of the role of genetics in drug response, has become a vital resource in battling disease and improving outcomes. Nurses must acquire competency in pharmacogenomics to deliver optimal patient care in the 21st century. Mastering Pharmacogenomics provides nursing professionals with the foundational knowledge of human genetics and genomics that can optimize drug therapy and patient care delivery.
Mastering Informatics: A Healthcare Handbook for Success
By Patricia P. Sengstack and Charles M. Boicey
The authors present key informatics concepts to help readers increase knowledge and expertise. Sengstack and Boicey begin with the phases of the system development lifecycle (SDLC): planning and analysis, design and usability, testing training, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation. The overview provides informatics nurses, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, dietitians, and other clinical professionals with a solid foundation of knowledge, positioning them for success within any clinical system.
The Nurse's Reality Shift: Using History to Transform the Future
By Leslie Neal-Boylan
Despite scientific and technological advances, today’s modern nurses face many of the same challenges as the earliest nurses. This book sheds light on why nurses are where they are and, more importantly, how nurses can approach the future in a different way. It asks the hard questions the nursing profession must answer in order to move past its recurring challenges and progress into the future.
Business Administration for Clinical Trials: Managing Research, Strategy, Finance, Regulation, and Quality
By R. Jennifer Cavalieri and Mark E. Rupp
This unique resource provides a road map to managing responsibilities, fostering productive environments, managing finance and regulations, and more. Starting with a multidisciplinary approach to health care research administration, the authors share their tools, techniques, and tactics to create an effective research infrastructure.
By Sharon M. Weinstein
Fully revised, expanded, and updated, the second edition of B is for Balance offers even more practical tips, tools, and tricks for rebalancing your life and attaining those goals that are truly within reach. This book plots out a course of action to help you build the life and career you want, need, and deserve.
Nurses face legal and ethical questions nearly every day. This book, written to help nurses navigate the legal maze of health care, is filled with practical, user-friendly questions and answers. Using a case-based, conversational format, the authors present and illustrate the legal context for nursing practice and provide answers for dealing with legal issues related to scope of practice, informed consent, negligence, confidentiality, and other important topics.
To Comfort Always is an award-winning handbook for nurses about how to care for patients at the end of life. Fully revised and updated, this new edition is a practical guide for understanding the needs of patients and families and the important roles nurses play in addressing those needs. To Comfort Always provides a practical framework that differentiates end-of-life nursing in terms of skilled clinician, advocate, and guide.
By Cheri Clancy
Critical Conversations provides scripts and scenarios to help you reach your communication goals. Chapters feature do's and don’ts, reflective questions, and practical tools. This book will help you whether you are a new nurse at the bedside or the CEO of a major health care facility.
By Jane Barnsteiner, Joanne Disch, and Mary K. Walton
Written by top thought leaders in nursing today, Person and Family Centered Care offers a new approach that begins with the person, embraces the family, and encompasses all care delivery locations. At the forefront of this movement are Barnsteiner, Disch, and Walton, who present a surprisingly practical clinical reference covering a vast array of patient-care scenarios and effective strategies for achieving optimal outcomes.