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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International recognized with four AJN Book of the Year awards

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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International recognized
with four AJN Book of the Year awards
First place awarded in three of 19 categories
INDIANAPOLIS — Four books published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) have received 2013 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year awards including first place in three categories and second place in one category.
Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, and Total Turmoil earned first-place awards in the categories of Medical-Surgical Nursing and Nursing Management and Leadership. Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education received first place in the Professional Issues category. Placing second in the Nursing Research category was Clinical Research Manual: Practical Tools and Templates for Managing Clinical Research.
Toxic Nursing by Cheryl Dellasega, PhD, RN, CRNP, and Rebecca L. Volpe, PhD, focuses on workplace incivility and nurse-on-nurse bullying. This helpful guide gives nurse managers and administrators concrete strategies for dealing with common employee challenges including conflict, cynicism, and unnecessary drama.
Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education by Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, is written for nurse faculty and students. It provides a comprehensive overview of the civility and incivility that occur in education and includes practical solutions to build and maintain a positive learning environment.
As one of the only comprehensive reference manuals for managing clinical trials, Clinical Research Manual by R. Jennifer Cavalieri, BSN, RN, CCRC, CCRP, and Mark E. Rupp, MD, covers the essential elements of conducting clinical trials in the health care setting. It includes practical strategies for solving the logistical challenges faced by research professionals.
Since 2007, STTI has won 11 AJN Book of the Year awards, reflecting significant growth in the honor society’s publishing program. STTI currently has more than 70 nursing books in print with 14 new titles due for release in 2014.
Nurses regard the AJN Book of the Year awards as the most important designation of excellence in book publishing. The AJN is the oldest and one of the most honored nursing journals in the world.
Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, and Total TurmoilCreating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education; and Clinical Research Manual are available at all major retailers as well as
About the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 135,000 active members in more than 85 countries. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others. STTI’s roughly 500 chapters are located at approximately 695 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at
STTI’s International Leadership Institute offers leadership programs, mentoring opportunities, and career development resources designed to enhance STTI members’ leadership skills, individual abilities, and talents. The STTI International Leadership Institute administers academies and mentoring programs in maternal child health, board leadership, geriatric nursing leadership, leadership development, and nurse faculty leadership.

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