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Nursing: Rho Psi Chapter


The purpose of Sigma Theta Tau is to provide leadership and scholarship in practice, education, and research to enhance the health of all people and to support the learning and professional development of the members who strive to improve patient care worldwide. Membership is conferred upon undergraduate and graduate nursing students who have met or exceeded rigorous academic standards and upon college-educated professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in nursing.

Research Day

The Annual Rho Psi Research and Scholarship Day is sponsored by the Rho Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA.

The overall objective is for nurses from all professional roles in practice, education, and research to share innovative practices, research, quality improvement initiatives to improve nursing care, education, and administration.  Participants will explore the challenges of providing nursing care in an evolving health care system by examining exciting and useful strategies to meet client needs.

Calendar of Events

The Distinguished Lecture will be held on the evening of October 6, 2016, at Cohen's Retreat. Chantrarat Vongareesawat, Ph.D., MSN, RN, Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing from Vamindrahirag University in Bangkok, Thailand will speak on "Improving Emotional Intelligence in Nurses".

Induction of new members will be held in the Spring of 2017.


Department of Nursing Scheduled for Re-accreditation Review

(January 7, 2016) - The Department of Nursing at Armstrong State University is scheduled for a re-accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program in nursing for February 24-26, 2016.

Two New Nursing Programs Launched

(Dec. 20, 2014) — In response to a growing demand for nursing professionals, the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University—the number one producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007—has launched two new nursing programs that will help remedy the projected shortage of nurses statewide.

Nursing Student Crowned Miss Collegiate America

(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University student Megan Gordon was crowned the 2014 Miss Collegiate America on July 6 in Orlando, Fla. Gordon, who is originally from North Augusta, S.C., is a junior in Armstrong’s nursing program.

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