She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau
National Honor Society.
Sigma Theta Tau
was founded in 1922 by five nursing students at Indiana University Training School for Nursing (now Indiana University School of Nursing) in collaboration with one of their instructors.
Within six years into her career she pursued an MSN in Nursing from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 1977, and during her studies, was an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau
The Zeta Kappa Chapter-at-Large of the Sigma Theta Tau
, International (STTI) Nursing Honor Society which includes the Schools of Nursing at Nevada State College (NSC) and the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) was the recipient of a coveted Chapter Key Award.
It is common knowledge among nurses in the United States that nurses are experiencing burnout due to longer hours, increased workloads and not enough staffing or resources to provide the optimum level of care to high acuity patients (Sigma Theta Tau
She is an member of Sigma Theta Tau
International, zeta Delta CAL, Choctaw Nation Medical Reserve Corps, Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corp, American Psychiatric Nurses Assn.
Joining efforts with local Sigma Theta Tau
chapters and other East Tennessee TNA Districts, a panel of nurses from clinical and leadership roles in the community will conduct a panel discussion on ethics and current nursing issues.
Sigma Theta Tau
International Honor Society of Nursing via www.nursingknowledge.org
Recognition: Cowan is a member of the American Heart Association, the Southern Nursing Research Society, the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau
International, a honor society for nursing.
Professionally, Stephens is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau
International Honor Society of Nursing Zeta Rho Chapter and is currently serving as Chairman of the Governance and Finance Committees as well as serving as treasurer for the local chapter.
Our colleagues at Sigma Theta Tau
International Honor Society of Nursing have just published a book that should be a "must read" for every nurse who is currently or has ever dealt with any form of substance use disorder (the new preferred term for addiction disease).
Thomas is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a member of Sigma Theta Tau
International Honor Society of Nursing.