Coaching is a tool that can affirm and develop professional competencies in nursing such as critical thinking, communication and the delivery of improved patient-centred care. This workbook is a free, hands-on guide that can be used to teach nurses coaching principles and skills. It is a joint initiative between the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Honour Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). Six International Continuing Nursing Education Credits (ICNECs) and/or STTIs American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation are also available on line and free of charge from ICN and STTI.
The Workbook is also available on the STTI website at http://www.nursingsociety.org/Education/ProfessionalDevelopment/Documents/Coaching%20and%20Mentoring%20Workbook_STTI.pdf and the test at http://www.icn.ch/images/stories/documents/pillars/sew/coaching/index.html .