Why attend Creating Healthy Work Environments?

This conference is your opportunity to contribute to the improvement of your organization's work environment. Bring your experiences and ideas to the table while learning best practices from other disciplines—working together with the common goal of making our work environments their best for both patients and staff. 


Learn from evidence-based research in a variety of oral and poster presentations.


Meet and collaborate online with researchers and nurses from around the world.

Plenary Sessions

Attend influential plenary sessions about relevant issues in nursing research.


Attendees can earn up to 48 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development (CPD)*.

*Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Climate for Health Ambassadors Training Pre-Conference

In partnership with Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments and Climate for Health

Thursday, 18 February 2021

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (0900-1300)

This comprehensive training, hosted in partnership with the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments and Climate for Health, includes a mixture of information sharing and hands on practice to build knowledge, skill, and confidence.

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Sigma Hackathon

Presented in collaboration with AACN and The DAISY Foundation
Sponsored by Western Governors University and Psi Upsilon Chapter

Thursday, 18 February 2021

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (0900-1300)

Offered as a free pre-conference option, this three-hour hackathon will be available to the first 100 attendees who sign up. The topic will be to develop innovative solutions in the creation and implementation of meaningful recognition of nurses.

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Extended Breaks

Thursday, 18 February 2021

3:40-4:10 p.m. (1540-1610)


Get to know some fellow conference attendees one-on-one. Join us for this session where we will use an interactive icebreaker tool to connect with each other across the miles.

Friday, 19 February 2021

9:40-10:10 a.m. (0940-1010)


Join nurse practitioner and yoga teacher Brittany Stoeckel for a relaxing and mindful movement break for all ability levels. We will link our breath with movement to release physical tension and balance the nervous system.

1:25-1:40 p.m. (1325-1340)


Take a moment to connect to your breath and find peace in your day.

Saturday, 20 February 2021

10:50-11:05 a.m. (1050-1105)

Cooking Demo

Running short on time and need ideas for quick, healthy snacks and meals? This break can help guide you in the right direction.

Career Advising Sessions

Sponsored by


Take charge of your nursing career! Schedule a career advising appointment during the conference.
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