Continuing Education Courses
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The following continuing education courses for nurses are a valuable members-only benefit. No matter your specialty, our courses will give you insight on how to build a stronger team, apply evidence-based nursing, and practice nursing ethics. 

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CNE From Events

27th International Nursing Research Congress 2016: Influencing Policy Through Generation of Research, Application of Knowledge and the Use of Social Networks
David C. Benton, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, RGN, RMN, FFNF, FRCN, FAAN
The purpose of this presentation is to identify significant opportunities to influence nursing and health policy over the coming decade; describe the contribution that bibliometric and systematic reviews can play in influencing policy; and appreciate the role that social network analysis will have in leading research-based change.
CNE Awarded: 2.3

27th International Nursing Research Congress 2016: Leading Global Health Research: Gift, Skill or Choice?
Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA, FAAN
With millions of nurse practitioners and researchers around the globe, we have the wonderful opportunity to lead global health research. However, what we see in reality is pockets of excellence, but seldom the ability to influence policy and impact on practice. Now more than ever, we have the opportunity to develop and expand a global research agenda for nursing given the global challenges. This presentation will focus on innovative ways to lead global health research.
CNE Awarded: 2.2

27th International Nursing Research Congress 2016: Nurses and Midwives: Leaves No One Behind
Naeema Hasan Al Gasseer, PhD, RN, FAAN
Nurses and midwives are key to the development goals and reaching people of all walks of lives. The 2030 Agenda declaration and Sustainable Development Goals will be presented taking into consideration the resilience needed at local level where nurses and midwives play a critical role. They are to translate the health goals leaving no one behind with focus on equity in meeting the targets beside contribute to the measurement and accountability framework through research.
CNE Awarded: 2.2

2015 Biennial Convention: Claiming an Area of Knowledge as Nursing Science to Improve the Health of Marginalized Populations
Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Jacquelyn Campbell addresses holistic responses, policy formation, and interdisciplinary science in violence victimization and trauma informed care.
CNE Awarded: 1.25

2015 Biennial Convention: In the Quest for Excellence: The Role of Nurse Leaders in the Post-MDG Era
Sheila Tau, PhD
Dr. Sheila Tlou shares reflections on her personal pursuit for excellence and leadership and how she has used those lessons to inspire leadership in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
CNE Awarded: 1.5

2015 Biennial Convention: STTI as Edge Runner Through Serving Locally, Transforming Regionally, and Leading Globally
Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, FANSA, RN, RM
Hester C. Klopper shares details of the organization and the initiatives that have been supporting the call to action as STTI celebrates its achievements as members, chapters, and an organization as a whole.
CNE Awarded: 1.25

2015 International Nursing Research Congress: Developing and Leading a High Impact Clinical Research Centre
Wendy Chaboyer, PhD, MN, BSc (Nu) (Hons), RN
Provides practical, but also theoretically and empirically founded suggestions for developing clinical/academic partnerships for early career researchers and for developing high impact clinical research centers for established research leaders.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

2015 International Nursing Research Congress: International Research Collaboration
Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, FANSA, RN, RM
Focuses on a description of pearls and pitfalls in international research collaboration.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

2015 International Nursing Research Congress: Leadership Practices to Achieve Better Outcomes for Patients and Providers
Greta G. Cummings, PhD, MEd, BNSc, RN, FCAHS, FAAN
Discusses the imperative for leadership action and presents the differential outcomes for patients and for nurses of various leadership styles by nurses in formal leadership positions. An emotional intelligence framework for leadership is used. Future challenges for nursing leadership are explored.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Leadership Connection 2014: Balancing Your Volunteer and Professional Passions
Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
STTI CEO Patricia Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN, shares the benefits of volunteering and how to balance those hours in your already busy schedule.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Leadership Connection 2014: Models of Leadership: A Panel Discussion
Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, CNAA, FAAN; Carolyn Miller, MS; Marjorie Maurer, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Kenneth W. Dion, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN
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.
CNE Awarded: 1.2 

CNE Articles From Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

Educating Family Caregivers for Older Adults About Delirium: A Systematic Review
Margaret Bull, PhD, RN; Lesley Boaz, MSN, PhD, FNP-C, GNP-C; Martha Jerme, MSN, MLIS, RN
Aims to identify ways of educating family caregivers about delirium and the need for further research in this area.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Effectiveness of Clinically Indicated Replacement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters
Karyn Holt, Ph.D., CNM; Kimberly Morrison, RN, MSN, PCCN
Assesses whether current research supported the current CDC guidelines for routine peripheral IV catheter replacement in the adult population.
CNE Awarded: 0.9

Evaluating the Quality, Rigour, and Content of Evidence-Based Practice Point-of-Care Resources
Jared Campbell, PhD; Craig Lockwood, Phd, RN; Kandiah Umapathysivam, PhD; Yifan Xue, PhD
Aims to improve participants' capacity to appraise and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of evidence based practice point-of-care resources.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Evidence-Based Nursing in an Ambulatory Oncology Setting
Meghan Underhill RN, PhD, AOCNS
Enables the learner to describe oncology nurse beliefs and perceived implementation of evidence-based practice EBP and explore beliefs and implementation before and after implementing an institutional EBP initiative.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Outcomes of an Oral Care Protocol in Postmechanically Ventilated Patients
Esther Chipps, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Examines the impact of an oral care protocol in postmechanically ventilated patients.
CNE Awarded: 1.3

Stakeholder Participation in System Change: A New Conceptual Model
Tammy O'Rourke, PhD, BS/MS, RN, NP; Kathryn Higuchi, PhD, RN; William Hogg, MD, MS, MCS, BSc
Helps the reader understand the motivations and activities of stakeholders who participate in system change.
CNE Awarded: 1.3

The Development and Use of Evidence Summaries for Point of Care Information Systems: A Streamlined Rapid Review Approach
Zachary Munn BMR(NM), GradDip HlthSc, PhD
Provides a quick and easy method to review the evidence as to provide guidance to inform practice.
CNE Awarded: 1.4

The Effectiveness of Interventions for Improving the Research Literacy of Nurses
Sonia Hines, MAppSci (Research), RN; Joanne Ramsbotham, RN, EM, BN, GradCert, MNursing, PhD; Fiona Coyer, RN, DipNurs, PostGradCertEd, MSc, PhD
Synthesizes the latest evidence on education for improving the research literacy of nurses. Course designs and formats are discussed and the best evidence presented.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

Additional Online CNE

Coaching in Nursing
Gail Donner, PhD, BScN, and Mary M. Wheeler, MEd, RN, PCC
Includes a hands-on guide filled with exercises, checklists, and conversation starters to help nurses incorporate coaching principles in the work environment.
CNE Awarded: 1.6

Community Health Nursing
Sarah E. Oerther, MSN, MEd, RN, CSPI
Provides 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.
CNE Awarded: 2.0

Leadership Insights: Lessons for the Field
Featuring: Past STTI President Daniel Pesut, PhD, RN, FAAN, PMHCNS-BC
Through dialogue and discovery led by a nurse leader, webinar participants will gain insight into the essential principles of leadership and the strategies necessary for leadership development.
CNE Awarded: 1.0

Leading and Serving on a Medical Mission Team
Jeana Wilcox, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE
Introduces nurses to medical mission work and shares tips and resources on how to create a personally satisfying and mutually beneficial medical mission work experience.
CNE Awarded: 1.5

Providing Excellent Palliative Care

Pam Malloy, MN, RN, FPCN
Provides a case study example of quality care at the end of life, and also demonstrates how to effectively communication with a healthcare team for desired quality of life.
CNE Awarded: 1.5

Reducing Agitation in Elders with Dementia
Linda A. Gerdner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Using a case study of an Italian-American, this continuing education course provides information on how to decrease and/or prevent the frequency and severity of agitated episodes in elders who are diagnosed with dementia.
CNE Awarded: 1.5
Sigma Theta Tau International is accredited as a provider of continuing education 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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