Continuing Education Courses
Free for STTI Members

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 Article: 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
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing helps the reader understand the motivations and activities of stakeholders who participate in system change.
CNE Awarded: 1.3

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

CNE Article: Outcomes of an Oral Care Protocol in Postmechanically Ventilated Patients

Esther Chipps, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing examines the impact of an oral care protocol in postmechanically ventilated patients.
CNE Awarded: 1.3

2015 Biennial Convention: Claiming an Area of Knowledge as Nursing Science to Improve the Health of Marginalized Populations

Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
In this presentation from STTI's 43rd Biennial Convention, 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
In this presentation from STTI's 43rd Biennial Convention, 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
In this presentation from STTI's 43rd Biennial Convention, Hester 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

CNE Article: 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
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing aims to identify ways of educating family caregivers about delirium and the need for further research in this area.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

CNE Article: 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
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 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

CNE Article: 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
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 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

2015 International Nursing Research Congress: Developing and Leading a High Impact Clinical Research Centre

Wendy Chaboyer, PhD, MN, BSc (Nu) (Hons), RN
This presentation from the 2015 International Nursing Research Congress will provide 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
This presentation from the 2015 International Nursing Research Congress will focus 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
This presentation from the 2015 International Nursing Research Congress will discuss the imperative for leadership action, present 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

CNE Article: Effectiveness of Clinically Indicated Replacement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters

Karyn Holt, Ph.D., CNM; Kimberly Morrison, RN, MSN, PCCN
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing assesses whether current research supported the current CDC guidelines for routine peripheral IV catheter replacement in the adult population.
CNE Awarded: 0.9

CNE Article: 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
Direct from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing this article provides a quick and easy method to review the evidence as to provide guidance to inform practice.
CNE Awarded: 1.4

Leading and Serving on a Medical Mission Team

Jeana Wilcox, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE
This continuing education course for nurses 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
This continuing education course for nurses provides a case study example of quality care at the end of life, and also demonstrates how to effectively communication with a health care team for desired quality of life.
CNE Awarded: 1.5

Community Health Nursing

Sarah E. Oerther, MSN, MEd, RN, CSPI
This continuing education course for nurses 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

CNE Article: Evidence-Based Nursing in an Ambulatory Oncology Setting

Meghan Underhill RN, PhD, AOCNS
This article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing will enable 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

Coaching in Nursing

Gail Donner, PhD, BScN, and Mary M. Wheeler, MEd, RN, PCC
This continuing education course for nurses 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

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
This plenary from Leadership Connection 2014 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

Leadership Connection 2014: Balancing Your Volunteer and Professional Passions

Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
In this plenary from Leadership Connection 2014, 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

2014 International Nursing Research Congress: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: A Panel Discussion

Irmajean Bajnok, PhD, MScN, RN; Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN; Craig Lockwood, MNSc, RN; and Brendan McCormack, DPhil(Oxon), BScN (Hons), PGCEA, RGN, RMN
This panel presentation from STTI's research congress features six evidence-based experts speaking about perspective programs. Moderated by STTI President Hester Klopper, the purpose of this presentation is to discuss various programs of evidence-based practice in the nursing profession.
CNE Awarded: 1.2

2014 International Nursing Research Congress: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes

Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA, FAAN 
This plenary for STTI's research congress will evaluate the status of the Millennium Development Goals. Specific attention will be given to health outcomes that are important indicators of achieving sustainability.
CNE Awarded: 1.1

Becoming a Nurse Entrepreneur

Patricia Ann Bemis, RN, CEN, LHCRM
This course will serve as a resource for nurses who desire to become business owners capitalizing on their nursing and health care practice skill and knowledge.
CNE Awarded: 3.0

Reducing Agitation in Elders with Dementia

Linda A. Gerdner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Using a case study of an Italian-American, this continuing education course for nurses 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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