Updated Sigma title takes dissertations and scholarly projects from square one to done

“Dr. Roush’s book is an excellent, concise, easy-to-read how-to guide for doctoral students. The book provides guidance from the start to the end. It is a required book in our PhD in Nursing program, and we advise students to purchase it upon entry to the program and to use it throughout. Both student and faculty feedback is very positive.”
–Sharon Wexler, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC
Amelia A. Gould Endowed Professor for the PhD in Nursing
Chairperson, Department of PhD in Nursing

Pace University College of Health Professions Lienhard School of Nursing

INDIANAPOLIS—Writing a dissertation or scholarly project can be a daunting and overwhelming experience for PhD and master’s students—no matter the subject matter. Luckily for nurses, the third edition of A Nurse’s Step-By-Step Guide t
Writing a Dissertation or Scholarly Project from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) offers insight from top editor and writing mentor, Karen Roush. 

This concise guide takes nursing graduate students through the entire writing process, breaking it down section-by-section, with advice on organizing, planning, and documenting. It is full of writing tips specific to the dissertation/scholarly project journey as well as tips for writing well in general. 

Download a sample chapter and other resources for A Nurses Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Dissertation or Scholarly Project from the Sigma Repository

The book is available to purchase at SigmaMarketplace.org/SigmaBooks

A Nurse’s Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Dissertation or Scholarly Project

By Karen Roush, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Published by Sigma, 2023
ISBN-13: 9781646480630
EPUB ISBN: 9781646480654
PDF ISBN: 9781646480678
Price: US $39.95
Trade paperback, 218 pages
Trim size: 5 3/8 x 8 3/8  
About the author:
Karen Roush, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Pace University in New York, where she teaches doctoral and graduate students. Roush served for many years as Editorial Director and Clinical Managing Editor of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) and is currently News Director for the journal. She is founder of The Scholar’s Voice, which works to strengthen the voice of nursing through writing mentorship for nurses. 
About Sigma:
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is a nonprofit organization with the mission of developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere. Founded in 1922, Sigma has more than 135,000 active members and 600 chapters at institutions of higher education and healthcare partners from Armenia, Australia, and Botswana to Thailand, the United States, and Wales. Sigma members include clinical nurses and administrators, academic nurse educators and researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others working to fulfill the organization’s vision of connected, empowered nurse leaders transforming global healthcare. 

Learn more at SigmaNursing.org