• Ethical Dilemmas

    Price: US $54.15 | CPD Hours: 4.30 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

  • Practical Ethics in the Healthcare Setting

    Price: US $22.73 | CPD Hours: 1.80 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

  • Nursing Codes of Ethical Behaviors

    Price: US $50.63 | CPD Hours: 4.10 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

  • Professional Ethics

    Price: US $21.85 | CPD Hours: 1.70 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

  • Ethical Principles

    Price: US $54.95 | CPD Hours: 4.40 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

  • Ethical Issues

    Price: US $64.79 | CPD Hours: 5.20 | 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. This course is part of the Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program.

  • Healthcare Ethics Certificate Program

    Price: US $275.00 | CPD Hours: 24.00 | 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 focus 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 healthcare 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.

  • Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Module

    Price: US $95.00 | CPD 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.

  • Engage in Leadership & Service | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $36.00 | CPD Hours: 2.20 | Course Number : RNE_006

    This is the last course in the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program and covers these topics: role of change agent; leadership as a nurse educator; commitment to lifelong learning; and engage in interprofessional relationships.

  • Pursue Continuous Quality Improvement & Scholarship in the Nurse Educator Role | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $38.00 | CPD Hours: 2.30 | Course Number : RNE_005

    In the fifth of six courses from the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program, the focused topics are: personal assessment and evaluation; legal and ethical standards for nurse educators; and professional development.

  • Participate in Curriculum Development, Design & Evaluation of Program Outcomes | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $30.00 | CPD Hours: 1.80 | Course Number : RNE_004

    Evaluation strategies for learning outcomes; quantitative tests for evaluation; evaluation & feedback; and clinical evaluation are the topics covered in this fourth course from the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program.

  • Use Assessment and Evaluation Strategies | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $27.00 | CPD Hours: 1.60 | Course Number : RNE_003

    This learner-paced online course from the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program, focuses on evaluation and includes these topics: evaluation strategies for learning outcomes; quantitative tests for evaluation; evaluation & feedback; and clinical evaluation.

  • Facilitate Learner Development & Socialization | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $38.00 | CPD Hours: 2.30 | Course Number : RNE_002

    From the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program, this course focuses on the learner. Topics covered in the course include: reading to learn; student learning styles; diversity in education; student disabilities & accommodations; socialization: transition into practice; learning in the clinical environment; and faculty as advisors.

  • Facilitate Learning | Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development

    Price: US $56.00 | CPD Hours: 3.40 | Course Number : RNE_001

    In this first course, part of the Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators program, these topics are covered: learning domains; educational learning theories; learning environments for success; teaching strategies; technology integration in education; reflective practice; and role modeling and evidence-based practice.

  • Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development: A Review for Nurse Educators

    Price: US $27.00 | CPD Hours: 1.60 | Course Number : RNE

    This learner-paced online program closely aligns to all major content areas within the Certificate Nurse Educator (CNE®) test blueprint. Each of the program's six courses are designed like chapters found in an online study guide booklet. These engaging courses  feature interactive practice scenarios, knowledge checks, and downloadable resources to help learners prepare for the credentialing exam. Individual courses are available for purchase, too.

  • Human Trafficking: Providing Meaningful Intervention

    Price: US $12.50 | CPD Hours: 1.00 | Course Number : HTT01

    Human trafficking (HT) victims often encounter health care providers while being trafficked including nurses, who play a pivotal role in identifying current and potential victims. This course is designed to provide a general overview of the complex issue of HT to help nurses spot the common red flags associated with it. Once these current and potential victims are identified, nurses can begin to provide meaningful, trauma-informed care and interventions.

  • Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program

    Price: US $300.00 | CPD Hours: 40.00 | Course Number : SAFEProgram

    Take this course and you will learn the necessary knowledge and resources to develop a clinical knowledge base when caring for patients of sexual violence. This program contains 14 modules which follow the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Educational Guidelines for didactic course work in Adolescent/Adult SANE and features subject matter experts from around the United States.

  • LC18: Growing Leaders Through Volunteerism

    Price: US $20.63 | CPD 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 | CPD 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 | CPD 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.

  • Disaster Preparedness and Response

    Price: US $12.00 | CPD 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.

  • Technology Integration in Research

    Price: US $15.21 | CPD Hours: 1.20 | Course Number : TIIR01

    Researchers have quickly embraced technology for data analysis but lack the skills to use it in improving the research process. This course will give nurses and nurse researchers the methods for using technology for research interventions as well as device use for data collection. Increasing nurses’ knowledge of the theory and strategy behind technology integration will help them better utilize the available technologies to create and implement improved, more efficient research.

  • Reducing Agitation in Elders With Dementia

    Price: US $0.00 | CPD Hours: 1.50 | Course Number : GNLA001

    The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with the knowledge on how to decrease and/or prevent the frequency and severity of agitated episodes in elders who are diagnosed with dementia.

  • Tips for Successful Publishing From Editors

    Price: US $33.75 | CPD Hours: 2.70 | Course Number : EDIT01

    Publishing in a peer-reviewed journal can give you more recognition and opportunities for advancement. But do you know how to do it? How do you write and submit a manuscript? Which journal should you submit to? This course will provide practical tips to get your work published. Content will cover selecting the right journal, suggestions for a brief letter to the editor, steps for manuscript construction, and tips if asked to revise content. 

  • Coaching in Nursing

    Price: US $0.00 | CPD 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 | CPD 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.

  • Social Media for Health Care Providers

    Price: US $17.50 | CPD Hours: 1.40 | Course Number : SYFY06

    This course will teach practicing nurses to effectively and professionally use social media tools to educate, advocate, collaborate, and communicate

  • Bullying in the Workplace: Solutions for Nursing Practice

    Price: US $32.00 | CPD Hours: 3.90 | Course Number : SYFY05

    In hectic and stressful environments, such as hospitals, the incidence of violence takes its toll on nursing staff. When situations become volatile, when tempers rise, and situations become unbearable, nurses can use strategies such as training in how to hold critical conversations, to prevent disruptive and harmful behaviors. This course will provide nurses with the knowledge and tools to appropriately react to a crucial conversation when under stress. Using adult learning principles, nurses will be educated on creating a safe environment to hold a crucial conversation so that true dialogue and communication can occur in the high stressed, high paced environments.

  • Advancing Your Nursing Career

    Price: US $12.50 | CPD Hours: 1.00 | Course Number : SYFY04

    The course offers suggestions on how the new nurse can enhance his/her career and professional role development through nursing education, career enrichment, and progression. 

  • Dealing With Disruptive Patients and Families

    Price: US $12.50 | CPD Hours: 1.00 | Course Number : SYFY03

    Nurses are confronted with difficult patients and families daily. Understanding the feelings and emotions behind each demeanor allows the nurse to effectively assess the disruptive individual, determine the behavioral or medical cause of the disruption, and strategize potential solutions for handling the disruption. 

  • Legal Risks as a Nurse

    Price: US $10.00 | CPD Hours: 0.80 | Course Number : SYFY02

    This course will enhance your understanding of legal aspects of everyday nursing and help you to increase your ability to recognize and avoid the legal risks involved in nursing practice.

  • Transitioning from Student to Professional Nurse

    Price: US $23.75 | CPD Hours: 1.90 | Course Number : SYFY01

    This course will prepare newly licensed nurses to successfully find their first nursing jobs, assimilate into the profession and work environment, and thrive in the first years of practice and beyond.  

  • Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse Program (6 courses)

    Price: US $105.00 | CPD Hours: 10.00 | Course Number : SYFYprogram

    This course supports newly graduated nurses by providing practical tips and techniques that  minimize legal risks, help manage relationships with patients and co-workers, allow professional growth, and teach proper use of social media as you transition from student to professional nurse.

  • Professional Practice

    Price: US $40.00 | CPD 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.

  • Emergency Nursing: Understanding the Profession

    Price: US $50.00 | CPD Hours: 5.30 | Course Number : EM001

    What is emergency nursing? This course addresses this question and explores the profession through topics like unique roles for emergency nurses, key players in the emergency department, challenges faced, and more.

  • Preparing a Professional Presentation

    Price: US $21.25 | CPD 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 | CPD 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.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.