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1 The Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International An honor to join. A benefit to belong. Prepared by: Membership Involvement committee Sigma Theta Tau International Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery
2 What is an Honor Society? An honor society is a group of nurse scholars and leaders recognized for their superior achievement, leadership qualities, high professional standards and commitment to the profession of nursing.
4 Mission of the Society The society’s mission is to provide leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. We support the learning and professional development of our members, who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.
5 Purposes of Sigma Theta Tau International 1.Recognize superior achievement and scholarship. 2.Recognize the development of leadership qualities. 3.Foster high professional standards. 4.Encourage creative work. 5.Strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession.
6 History of STTI Began in 1922 by six nursing students 360,000+ nurses have been inducted 120,000 active members Members live in 100+ countries
7 Membership Eligibility Students (Undergraduate, Master’s, Doctoral students) Professional Nurse leaders
8 Undergraduate Students must Have completed ½ of the nursing curriculum Achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.0 or higher) Rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class Meet the expectation of academic integrity.
9 Graduate Students (Master's and Doctorate) must have completed ¼ of the nursing curriculum; achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.5 or higher); meet the expectation of academic integrity
10 Significance of Being Inducted Recognition as a leader in nursing who is a part of a worldwide network striving to improve the healthcare of the world’s people.
11 Member Benefits and Resources Get Career Assistance Get Career Assistance Advance your career by utilizing online professional resources or partnering with a career advisor. Get Connected and Stay Involved Get Connected and Stay Involved Connect with other members in-person or electronically. Become involved by participating in your local chapter, volunteering or attending events. Get Continuing Nursing Education Get Continuing Nursing Education Earn continuing nursing education credit through online professional development opportunities.
12 Get Member Publications Get Member Publications Read STTI publications to stay up-to-date with the latest research and nursing trends. Get Products, Services and Discounts Get Products, Services and Discounts Take advantage of services, products and partnerships developed to support you throughout your career. Get Recognized Get Recognized Recognize those who have contributed to nursing and receive recognition for your successes.
13 Worldwide nursing information through: –Journal of Nursing Scholarship –Reflections on Nursing Leadership –Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing journal Publishing opportunities Research grant funding opportunities Networking –Member Community –Conferences –Chapters
14 Continuing education opportunities –Online case studies –International Research Congress –Biennial Convention Engage in partnerships that address education, global health and leadership development Provide research to nurses through publications and online library Leadership mentoring opportunities
15 For More Information about Sigma Theta Tau International Visit the Web site at: www.nursingsociety.org www.aku.edu/sonpk/rhodeltachapter Contact: Rho Delta Chapter Ms. Madiha Yameen, Ext: 5421 OR Global Development Area Sigma Theta Tau International 550 West North Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA firstname.lastname@example.org
16 “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.” Mahatma Gandhi Thank you