Sigma releases updated version of online program for new nurses

Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse offers practical tips and techniques that go beyond the nursing school curriculum

INDIANAPOLIS — Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) has updated and enhanced its Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse online continuing nursing education (CNE) program to support nurses in their first few years working in a clinical setting. Provided free for Sigma members, this six-course program offers practical tips and techniques that go beyond the nursing school curriculum, with knowledge checks to keep you engaged and on track along the way.

Participants will learn how to minimize legal risks, manage relationships with patients and co-workers, foster professional growth, and utilize social media with this program that covers issues relevant to today’s nurse. Courses include:

- Transitioning From Student to Professional Nurse

- Legal Risks as a Nurse

- Dealing With Disruptive Patients and Families

- Advancing Your Nursing Career

- Social Media for Healthcare Providers

- Bullying in the Workplace: Solutions for Nursing Practice

Learn more about this online program at SigmaMarketplace.org. Contact solutions@sigmamarketplace.org with questions about adopting or purchasing this program or individual courses.

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About Sigma

The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, Sigma has more than 135,000 active members in over 100 countries and territories. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others. Sigma’s more than 540 chapters are located at more than 700 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Eswatini, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales.

Learn more at www.SigmaNursing.org.