• Teaching Strategies to Ensure Safe Medication Administration in Clinical

    Price: US $0.00 | CNE Hours: 0.50 | Course Number : QSEN01

    This webinar includes multiple teaching strategies and techniques clinical faculty can use to ensure safety and medications while in clinical. The discussion will teach faculty the various aspects of medication administration with students, ideas on how to manage the medication pass, as well as strategies for those students who are not administering medications.

    In partnership with the QSEN Task Force: Academic Clinical Practice.

  • Addressing Incivility and Lateral Violence in the Nursing Workforce

    Price: US $0.00 | CNE Hours: 0.50 | Course Number : QSEN02

    At least 85% of nurses of all ages and stages have been bullied in their career. Many nurses also report difficulty with addressing incivility in the workplace. This presentation will outline TeamSTEPPS® from AHRQ to help nurses prepare for these difficult conversations.

    In partnership with the QSEN Task Force: Academic Clinical Practice.

  • Implementing a Nurse Faculty-Led Medical Mission

    Price: US $20.00 | CNE Hours: 1.30 | Course Number : NFMM01

    Leading a medical mission trip can be exciting and overwhelming. Sigma is here to help, from organizing and budgeting to meeting the needs of the population being served and preserving the health and safety of your team.

    You'll learn how to help your team understand cultural differences for a positive experience, and at the end of the trip, how to debrief and evaluate the mission. Included are 16 interactive knowledge checks, an interactive budgeting activity, and a budget template to download. Don't go it alone—learn how Sigma can help!

  • Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Module

    Price: US $95.00 | CNE Hours: 5.00 | Course Number : JH01

    The Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Module (EBP) series focuses on the use of EBP to solve problems faced by bedside nurses, nurse educators, and nurse managers and leaders. It is designed to specifically meet the needs of individual nurses or for broad use by healthcare organizations and schools of nursing.

  • LC18: Growing Leaders Through Volunteerism

    Price: US $20.63 | CNE Hours: 1.65 | Course Number : LC18A

    Volunteerism can greatly impact your professional journey. Join Beth Baldwin Tigges, Sigma President, Karen Gorton, Chair of the Regional Chapters Coordinating Committee, Gwen Sherwood, Chair of the Leadership Succession Committee, and Liz Madigan, Sigma Chief Executive Officer, as they discuss their own journeys and illustrate the role Sigma plays in developing future leaders.

  • LC18: Leadership 360: A Global View of Transformative Leadership

    Price: US $20.63 | CNE Hours: 1.65 | Course Number : LC18C

    Join a panel of nursing leaders from around the world to discuss their roles and perspectives on leadership. Hear how they are transforming the profession and image of nursing through their leadership style, innovation, and fortitude.

  • LC18: Buckle Your Seatbelt and Enjoy the Ride: Get It All Done and Have More Fun!

    Price: US $20.63 | CNE Hours: 1.65 | Course Number : LC18B

    Christine Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought-after speaker worldwide. For more than 20 years, she has jazzed an amazing variety of audiences throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress, and energizing employees.

  • Nurse Educator Mentorship Program

    Price: US $129.95 | CNE Hours: 0.00 | Course Number : CENE01

    The Nurse Educator Mentorship Program is a step-by-step guide for educational or practical institutions to build their own customized, internal mentoring program that is evidence-informed and responsive. It is designed to enable institutions to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain a customized mentorship program that meets their needs.

  • Becoming a Nurse Entrepreneur

    Price: US $37.50 | CNE Hours: 3.00 | Course Number : NE0002

    Learn more about the different business opportunities available to nurses and what it takes to start your own business. The course consists of five lessons to assist you on your journey and provides tips and techniques on how to successfully transition from employee to entrepreneur.

  • Frontline Leader Certificate Program

    Price: US $45.00 | CNE Hours: 5.40 | Course Number : FLCP01

    Charge nurses and other frontline leaders are critical links in the delivery of care to patients and families, as well as in the work environment. In this evidence-based course, charge nurses and leaders will learn the knowledge and skills essential for their role, paving the way for creating a desirable organizational culture that can impact patients, families, and staff alike.

  • Disaster Preparedness and Response

    Price: US $12.00 | CNE Hours: 2.50 | Course Number : SP0006

    Natural and human-shaped disasters are an unfortunate reality, but there are steps you can take to better prepare for them and assist in disaster relief efforts. This course presents an overview of a nurse’s role in planning for and responding to a mass casualty incident and includes information on how you and your family can better prepare for disasters.

  • Transformational Leadership: Delivering Excellence

    Price: US $19.58 | CNE Hours: 1.60 | Course Number : TL04

    Now that hospitals are reimbursed for quality performance, nurse leaders need to ensure their staff have the resources to deliver exceptional patient care, communicate effectively, be engaged, and have the opportunity for professional growth. In order to achieve to this, nurse leaders themselves need development and educational opportunities.

    This course identifies the traits for a transformation leader, and explains the benefits of being a transformational leader in nursing as well as on an organizational level.

  • Psychometric Testing of the Personal Workspace Safety Instrument for Emergency Nurses

    Price: US $15.00 | CNE Hours: 1.20 | Course Number : WV023

    Patient-visitor violence (PVV) committed against nurses is a worldwide problem and registered nurses in emergency departments are particularly susceptible. The purpose of this article from Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing is to examine the psychometric properties of the Personal Workplace Safety Instrument for Emergency Nurses (PWSI‐EN), developed to measure emergency nurses' perceptions of safety from PVV. 

  • CONV17: The Values That Transcend Change

    Price: US $15.00 | CNE Hours: 1.20 | Course Number : CONV17C

    In this plenary presentation from the 44th Biennial Convention, Drs. Madigan and Thompson review how personal and professional core values impact how we deal with change, and how they direct our behavior when faced with change.

  • CONV17: Life is Fragile: The Science of Injury, Violence, and Recover

    Price: US $15.63 | CNE Hours: 1.25 | Course Number : CONV17B

    Injury and violence are a global public health priority. This plenary presentation from the 44th Biennial Convention focuses on improving outcomes after injury by better understanding the complex interaction between physical injury and post-injury psychological responses and in reducing violence and its consequences to individuals, families, and communities.

  • CONV17: Influence to Advance Global Health and Nursing

    Price: US $16.25 | CNE Hours: 1.20 | Course Number : CONV17A

    In this opening plenary from the 44th Biennial Convention, details are shared on the progress of the organization and feedback on the state of the society in general. Attention is given to initiatives that are supporting the call to action as we celebrate achievements of members, chapters and the organization.

  • Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

    Price: US $295.50 | CNE Hours: 39.40 | Course Number : ETHICSprogram

    This program examines key ethical issues, terms, concepts, and ideas that can become an everyday part of nursing practice. Reflective and guided exercises focused on personal philosophy, values, and working through ethical issues to help clarify when an ethical dilemma exists, what ethical issues are involved, and how an ethical position can be explained to others. The voice of the ethics-articulate nurse in collaboration with other health care providers is key to creating an ethically responsible nurse-patient relationship, unit team, or organization. The program includes a pre- and post-assessment and seven interactive courses. 
    The professional certificate is not a license and does not convey certification, certified status or credentialing, but is recognition of accomplishments in a specialized area of practice.

  • Ethical Dilemmas

    Price: US $52.80 | CNE Hours: 6.60 | Course Number : ETHICS02

    Balancing the right to healthcare treatment and individual rights in the context of professional moral and ethical practices is a difficult dilemma. This course aims to assist you to by providing a brief overview of the context, nature and processes of ethical dilemmas, its associated terms, concepts, theories and processes. Understanding the basic concepts that apply to this field, including the underpinning ethical principles of healthcare practice, will enable the practitioner to more easily recognize an ethical dilemma.

  • Ethical Principles

    Price: US $57.60 | CNE Hours: 7.20 | Course Number : ETHICS04

    This course describes the role of emotion in moral/ethical responses to provide a background for studying the bioethical principles. Scenarios from everyday life and clinical settings will be used to demonstrate the use of the bioethical principle framework inclusive of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence and justice; and the interface of the framework with moral rules specifically veracity, confidentiality, privacy, informed consent, and fidelity.

  • Ethical Issues

    Price: US $60.80 | CNE Hours: 7.60 | Course Number : ETHICS03

    Although initially an area associated with a distinct disciplinary study, such as philosophy, the subject of ethics is increasingly becoming everybody’s business. Increasing life expectancy with existent co-morbidities renders end-of-life care for older people much more complex and challenging. Within this, and many other contexts, ethical issues arise, as healthcare workers struggle to identify the best course of action within the context of differing and perhaps conflicting options. This course will address the issues of end-of-life life, research ethics, and public health ethics.

  • Practical Ethics in the Health Care Setting

    Price: US $25.60 | CNE Hours: 3.20 | Course Number : ETHICS07

    This course will address common barriers encountered in professional ethical practice. These barriers to resolving ethical dilemmas are categorized as to how they relate to nursing, interprofessional collaboration, patient/provider relationships and organizational structure. Two ethical decision models on how to resolve clinical ethical dilemmas will be explored: ADPIE and the Four Topics Method. These models will help to identify the best course of action to resolve an ethical dilemma.

  • Professional Ethics

    Price: US $25.60 | CNE Hours: 3.20 | Course Number : ETHICS05

    Nurses in all roles and settings are responsible and accountable for upholding the professional values of the profession. Individual integrity is the starting point for professional integrity. When integrity is threatened moral distress can ensue. In this course, moral distress will be defined, and its prevalence, sources and consequences will be identified. Strategies for supporting personal and professional integrity and creating an ethical practice environment will also be discussed.

  • Nursing Codes of Ethical Behaviors

    Price: US $57.60 | CNE Hours: 7.20 | Course Number : ETHICS06

    Healthcare professionals are mandated to protect and uphold all standards of healthcare practice. This course begins by exploring professional position statements in an organization and continues with a pragmatic discussion of the practical considerations a clinician may encounter when dealing with individual, context-specific, and ethical challenges.

  • Introduction to Healthcare Ethics

    Price: US $35.20 | CNE Hours: 4.40 | Course Number : ETHICS01

    This course introduces learners to ways of classifying and organizing “levels” of ethics from the very abstract to the more practical (or from the practical to the abstract). Learners will be presented with a basic overview of meta ethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics, and learn how various theories and principles of ethics are interconnected. The importance of value analysis and how individual values have a place within the broader study of ethics will also be addressed.

  • Building Innovation and Sustainability in Programs of Research

    Price: US $13.75 | CNE Hours: 1.10 | Course Number : JNS012

    This Journal of Nursing Scholarship article examines innovation and sustainability as two important concepts of impactful programs of research. While at first glance these concepts and approaches may seem at odds, they are synergistic.

  • Improving -Omics-Based Research and Precision Health in Minority Populations: Recommendations for Nurse Scientists

    Price: US $15.00 | CNE Hours: 1.20 | Course Number : JNS010

    The purpose of this article from Journal of Nursing Scholarship is to provide an overview of the role of nurse scientists in -omics-based research and to promote discussion around the conduct of -omics-based nursing research in minority communities. Nurses are advocates, educators, practitioners, scientists, and researchers, and are crucial to the design and successful implementation of -omics studies, particularly including minority communities. The contribution of nursing in this area of research is crucial to reducing health disparities.

  • Ethical Principles for Nurse Managers

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 4.40 | Course Number : NMCP15

    This course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of ethical issues and the application of this understanding for making decisions in health care delivery.
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Life Balance for Nurse Managers

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 4.80 | Course Number : NMCP16

    This course is designed to assist nurse managers to make informed, thoughtful choices based on an understanding of the importance of both personal and professional life balance. 
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Legal Documentation

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.50 | Course Number : NMCP14

    This course is designed to educate the learner on legal documentation principles, classifying legal doctrines, and understanding risk management.

    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Nursing Liability

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 6.50 | Course Number : NMCP13

    This course is designed to educate the learner on the standards and legal issues applicable to nurse managers and nursing staff in the litigious and highly regulated health care environment.
    This course can be purchased individually and is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Safety for Health Care Workers

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.40 | Course Number : NMCP12

    This course will help the learner to gain the skills and knowledge needed to ensure a safe and healthful work environment in the health care setting. Topics include identifying and controlling risks, employee rights, and disaster preparedness. 

    This course can be purchased individually and is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Patient Safety in the Health Care Workplace

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 7.20 | Course Number : NMCP10

    Content in this course will introduce a learner to understanding the occurrence of errors and adverse or near-miss events in the delivery of health care despite best intentions and efforts. How to apply this understanding to making improvements in staff and patient safety will also be covered. 
    This course can be purchased individually and is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Facilitating Staff Development

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.00 | Course Number : NMCP09

    The purpose of this course is to understand effective staff development principles and the ways in which they provide value, not only to staff, but to patients and the organization. This course provides the tools needed to assess staff competency and to identify learning needs. Instructions for creating developmental and composite plans are also discussed. 
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Creating Budgets and Business Plans

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 7.20 | Course Number : NMCP11

    This course begins with a discussion about the costs of health care and creating budgets. It also describes the parts of a business plan, teaches financial planning concepts, and provides instruction on how to present the plan. 
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Patient Satisfaction

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 4.30 | Course Number : NMCP08

    This course will explore the nurse manager's role in patient satisfaction and address meeting administrative expectations, getting staff on board with initiatives, and excelling in patient satisfaction.
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Managing the Team

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 6.00 | Course Number : NMCP07

    This course will expose the learner to ways teams are formed, provide managers with effective skills to build and lead a team, and assist managers in dealing with conflict within a team structure.
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Project Management

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 4.00 | Course Number : NMCP06

    The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to the steps involved in project management, including how to select the appropriate members of the project management team. 
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Human Resources: Issues and Strategies

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.00 | Course Number : NMCP05

    This course will introduce the learner to human resources management, with a specific focus on recruitment and hiring practices. Strategies to create a positive work environment and increase staff retention will also be discussed.
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • The Art of Leading

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 4.40 | Course Number : NMCP04

    This course will discuss leadership and explore the components of what makes up leadership. It will also address creating a shared vision, empowerment, and staff recognition. 
    This course can be purchased individually but is also available as part of a package for the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Nurse Manager Certificate Program

    Price: US $450.00 | CNE Hours: 85.00 | Course Number : NMCP

    This popular program for nurse managers is revised and updated; three new courses have been added, too. Each course in the program is designed to develop the nursing management competencies that are necessary to thrive in today's ever-changing healthcare environment. All of the courses contain didactic content and learner activities designed to involve and engage the learner and are mapped to QSEN competencies and the AONE Nurse Manager Competencies.

    Courses in this Program:
    Course 1:     Introduction to Administrative, Management, and Organizational Theories  
    Course 2:      Using Evidence to Guide Decision Making and Management Practices  
    Course 3:      Using Evidence to Guide Strategic Planning  
    Course 4:      The Art of Leading 
    Course 5:      Human Resources: Issues and Strategies  
    Course 6:      Project Management 
    Course 7:      Managing the Team  
    Course 8:      Patient Satisfaction 
    Course 9:      Facilitating Staff Development 
    Course 10:    Patient Safety in the Health Care Workplace
    Course 11:    Creating Budgets and Business Plans
    Course 12:    Safety for the Health Care Worker   
    Course 13:    Nursing Liability 
    Course 14:    Legal Documentation and Defenses 
    Course 15:    Ethical Principles for Nurse Managers
    Course 16:    Life Balance for Nurse Managers 
     
    Each course may be purchased separately. 

  • Using Evidence to Guide Strategic Planning

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.00 | Course Number : NMCP03

    This course will introduce the learner to the ways in which theory-guided evidence can assist with strategic planning to achieve goals. Key dimensions of strategic planning methods are reviewed and evidence that promotes the application of concepts to administrative practice is discussed.
    This course can be purchased separately but is also included in the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

     

  • Introduction to Administrative, Management, & Organizational Theories

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 5.80 | Course Number : NMCP01

    This course is designed to introduce the learner to the ways in which theory-guided evidence can assist managers with planning, decision making, and understanding relationships.
    This course can be purchased separately but is also included in the Nurse Manager Certificate Program. 

  • Using Evidence to Guide Decision Making & Management Practices

    Price: US $59.95 | CNE Hours: 7.00 | Course Number : NMCP02

    This course is designed to educate the learner on the steps required in applying evidence to administrative decision making. 
    This course can be purchased separately but is also included in the Nurse Manager Certificate Program.

  • Coaching in Nursing

    Price: US $0.00 | CNE Hours: 1.30 | Course Number : COACH1

    As you pursue your career goals and consider your coaching journey, this course is an outstanding tool to have at your fingertips. Coaching is useful for personal and professional development in a variety of areas and at all career levels. Whether you are looking for a coach or looking to become a coach, this course will provide skills and knowledge to assist you. The course will facilitate collaboration and communication, encourage professional development, and improve retention and career satisfaction.

  • Community Health Nursing

    Price: US $25.00 | CNE Hours: 2.00 | Course Number : NNP008

    Community health nursing combines public health sciences and nursing theories to improve and sustain the health of populations in communities. This course provides an overview of community health nursing history, poverty, sustainability, and the health care needs of developing countries.

  • Professional Practice

    Price: US $40.00 | CNE Hours: 3.20 | Course Number : LEAD07

    This course will address professional development and provide recommendations for improving nursing specialty certification rates at your organization. Additionally, this course will define and delve into the different aspects of professional practice models.

  • Leadership and Management

    Price: US $75.00 | CNE Hours: 10.00 | Course Number : LEAD06

    Leadership requires the purposeful selection of behaviors to successfully support a team’s effort to achieve shared goals. This course will examine the leadership process, facilitating change, and the leader’s role in implementing technology.

  • Business of Healthcare

    Price: US $47.50 | CNE Hours: 3.80 | Course Number : LEAD05

    This lesson will illustrate how leaders must advocate for patient care by influencing stakeholders to achieve organizational excellence and engage in behaviors for the transformation of patient care delivery. Development of business plans, business strategies, and management and evaluation of projects will be discussed.

  • Knowledge, Innovations, and Performance Improvement

    Price: US $61.50 | CNE Hours: 8.20 | Course Number : LEAD04

    Creating a culture of continuous improvement can be a valuable means of demonstrating excellence and creating stability in any practice setting. This course will discuss performance improvement initiatives, effective communication techniques, project management, and strategic planning.

  • Human Resource Management

    Price: US $84.00 | CNE Hours: 11.20 | Course Number : LEAD03

    Leaders who understand the concepts and legal framework of effective human resource management develop satisfied staff which leads to improved retention, quality, productivity, and patient outcomes. This course will address recruitment, labor laws, staff performance, onboarding, staff development, and conflict resolution.

  • Operational Structures and Processes

    Price: US $60.80 | CNE Hours: 6.40 | Course Number : LEAD02

    This course will help increase knowledge in regards to organizational structure, management systems, and information technology. Additionally, the concept of population health, and the determinants that contribute to that health, will be addressed.

  • Financial Management

    Price: US $70.50 | CNE Hours: 9.40 | Course Number : LEAD01

    Healthcare leaders must be able to control patient care expenses and understand the flow of patient revenues. This course will address capital and operating budgets, evaluating productivity, and healthcare related legislation.

  • Healthcare Leadership Program

    Price: US $200.00 | CNE Hours: 52.20 | Course Number : LEADProgram

    To ensure quality patient care in today’s healthcare environment of increasing patient acuity and staff turnover, nurse leaders are asked to stay apprised of the latest in clinical practice and supervise more staff more effectively. Nurse leaders are expected to exhibit a broad range of leadership skills necessary to keep job satisfaction and productivity levels high and turnover rates low. The curriculum for this program is based on the testing blueprints of four nursing leadership/management credentialing certifications currently available and includes seven courses in addition to a pre- and post-assessment. 

  • Preparing a Professional Presentation

    Price: US $21.25 | CNE Hours: 1.70 | Course Number : PROF02

    Whether it is a presentation to a hospital board or speaking at a conference, nurses have many opportunities to present their data and experiences. Presenting that information professionally can be difficult. This engaging course addresses how to speak in a professional setting and how to avoid "The 7 Deadly Sins of Public Speaking."

  • Professional Appearance and Behavior

    Price: US $12.00 | CNE Hours: 0.90 | Course Number : PROF01

    Nurses are often involved with engagements that take them away from the bedside. From interdisciplinary teams to business meetings, it has become common-place for nurses to participate in settings where making a professional impression is important. This course provides practical information on dressing appropriately, making introductions, and networking successfully at conferences and other business settings.