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Reflections on Nursing Leadership

Reflections on Nursing Leadership

Sigma's online magazine includes timely articles by members and about members who make important contributions toward improving world health. With a clean and refreshed design, it's easy to read on the go, whether you're using a PC, tablet, or mobile phone. Check it out and tell us what you think!



Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Sigma's scholarly research journal is one of the most widely read and respected healthcare journals internationally. Ranked 2nd among 118 nursing journals with a 2017 impact factor of 2.662. Access a free sample issue.

Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based nursing journal and primary source of information to improve patient care. Ranked 8th among 118 nursing journals with a 2017 impact factor of 2.143. Access a free sample issue. 



Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository

A free Sigma resource that provides nurses and nursing students a place to self-archive and disseminate research and evidence-based practice materials. Submissions to any collection under the Independent Submissions community undergo peer-review prior to acceptance. 

Free Continuing Nursing Education


Providing Excellent Palliative Care

Using a real-life case study, you'll learn about the difference between palliative care and hospice, and identify three simple services a nurse can implement for patients and families. The study demonstrates how effective communication with a healthcare team provides for a desired quality of life and allows one to prepare for a peaceful demise.

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Coaching in Nursing

Whether you are looking for a coach or looking to become a coach, this course will provide skills and knowledge to assist you.

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Reducing Agitation in Elders With Dementia

This course will provide you with knowledge on how to decrease and/or prevent the frequency and severity of agitated episodes in elders who are diagnosed with dementia.

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