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Student Membership Criteria

Students are invited to join STTI through one of 483 chapters located at colleges and universities around the world.

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.

Registered Nurse Students must

  • have completed 12 credit hours at current school;
  • have completed ½ of the short women ans dating 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 graduating class;
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

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.

Nurse Leader Membership Criteria

Nursing professionals not previously inducted as nursing students and not currently enrolled in a nursing program can also join STTI as a Nurse Leader.

Nurse Leader Candidates must:

  • Be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country
  • Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent
  • Demonstrate achievement in nursing

How to Join: http://www.nursingsociety.org/Pages/default.aspx

Examples of Achievement in Nursing:

    • Creativity/Innovation in clinical practice
    • Leadership qualities contributing to improved health care
    • Teaching
    • Administration
    • Curriculum development
    • Improvement of the status of nursing organizations
    • Innovative student-focused learning approaches
    • Research development utilization
    • Entrepreneurial skills
    • Staff development
    • Mentoring of colleagues
    • Innovative professional recognition of programs
    • Nursing faculty member for 23 years
    • Writing articles for Nursing Spectrum magazine
    • Recognized for outstanding care of treating special patients in Saudi Arabia
    • Adjunct instructor, write monthly health columns for local newspaper
    • Began precepting newer nurses
    • Developed classes to help educate the staff on certain areas
    • In charge of a 24 bed open heart surgery unit
    • Team leader of a critical care ambulance
    • Care of indigent, homeless, migrant patients
    • Developed and ran nursing health education services for rural education
    • Increased nursing services with Medicaid grants
    • Team researcher in Distance Learning Project
    • Reviewer of “The Journal of Nursing Education”
    • Forensic nurse who forged collaboration between police, rape crisis interviewers and medical teams
    • Expert witness in area of forensic medical evaluations
    • Senior leadership as a nurse in the Navy for 33 years
    • Received military medal for excellence
    • Spoke at a convention of a national organization
    • Advocates for the profession in state government
    • Received award from AANP (or other national organization)
    • Nominated as Nurse of the Year by ________ organization
    • Served on various task forces, staff retention
    • Held executive offices in nursing organizations
    • Served as an undergraduate curriculum committee representative
    • Experienced lecturer on topic of expertise
    • Developed cancer screening programs to meet the needs of the under insured and those in rural communities
    • Serve on the board of directors of nursing or other organization
    • Worked on developing policy, procedures and nurse position statements to improve patient care

 

Questions about membership?

Contact Member Services at 888.634.7575 (U.S./Canada), +1.317.634.8171 (International) or via e-mail at memserv@stti.iupui.edu

Students and Nurse Leaders can join the Zeta Theta Chapter At Large by membership through Sigma Theta Tau International:
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