More than 150 attend.
More than 150 members and friends of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) gathered 9 October 2014 for a champagne and strawberries reception in honor of President Hester C. Klopper at the ANCC National Magnet Conference in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Michelle Troseth, executive vice president and chief professional practice officer, represented Elsevier Clinical Solutions, which co-sponsored the reception.
Also attending were STTI CEO Pat Thompson, Vice President Beth Baldwin Tigges, and STTI Foundation Board Chair Ken Dion.
President Klopper gave a brief welcome and remarks and recognized The Elsevier Foundation for supporting continuation of the Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy and Hill-Rom for funding the new STTI/ANCC Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Implementation Grant awarded at Magnet during the morning plenary session.
Melissa Fitzpatrick, vice president and chief clinical officer, represented Hill-Rom at the reception.
The reception also featured STTI book authors Jane Barnsteiner and Joanne Disch, Person and Family Centered Care; Nancy Rollins Gantz, 101 Global Leadership Lessons for Nurses; and Susan Baxley, Kristina Ibitayo, and Mary Lou Bond, Mentoring Today’s Nurses: A Global Perspective for Success