Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Contact Hours

The deadline to obtain contact hours for this event is 15 April 2024.

To receive CPD contact hours for attending the conference, you must evaluate the sessions you attended, as well as complete the overall event evaluation. After completing the overall event evaluation, you will be able to access your NCPD certificate.

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

To receive contact hours for the NCPD sessions offered during the program, participants are required to attend the entire session, complete the NCPD event evaluation, and complete the evaluation for each session attended. Certificates for attendees, presenters, moderators, and NCPD can be retrieved after the online evaluation is complete.

The number of contact hours awarded to each participant will be based on the number of evaluations completed for each session attended. Please note that each session can only be claimed once for receiving contact hours.


Relevant Financial Relationships

The planning committee members, content reviewers, and faculty/speakers/authors have disclosed no relevant financial relationships unless otherwise noted prior to the beginning of the educational session.

Commercial Support and Sponsorships

Sigma will inform attendees if a commercial interest has provided financial or in-kind support for the educational activity, including how content integrity is maintained and bias is prevented. This will be done prior to the individual educational session.

Non-Endorsement of Products

Please note: Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider of the educational activity or by the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.

Contact hours will be awarded as follows:

Friday, 8 March 2024

1:00-2:15 p.m. (1300-1415)
Opening Plenary Session1.00

2:25-3:05 p.m. (1425-1505)
Concurrent Sessions A0.67

3:15-3:45 p.m. (1515-1545)
Rapid Presentation Rounds Session 10.5

3:55-4:35 p.m. (1555-1635)
Concurrent Sessions B0.67

Friday total Up to 2.85

Saturday, 11 February 2023

9:00-9:45 a.m. (0900-0945)
Plenary Session 2 Award Recipient0.75

10:15-10:55 a.m. (1015-1055)
Concurrent Sessions C0.67

11:05-11:45 a.m. (1105-1145)
Concurrent Sessions D0.67

12:45-1:25 p.m. (1245-1325)
Concurrent Sessions E0.67

2:25-3:10 p.m. (1425-1510)
Plenary Session 3 Award Recipient0.75

Saturday total Up to 3.50

Sunday, 12 February 2023

9:00-9:40 a.m. (0900-0940)
Concurrent Sessions F0.67

9:50-10:30 a.m. (0950-1030)
Concurrent Sessions G0.67

10:50-11:50 a.m. (1050-1150)
Closing Plenary Session1.00

Sunday total Up to 2.40

Total for
Full In-Person EventUp to 8.75

Additional contact hours that can be obtained:

Pre-Conference - Resilience-based Clinical Supervision: 3.00
Pre-Conference - Writing for Publications: 3.00
Pre-Conference - Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (Pending approval by the California Board of Registered Nurses): 3.00
Open Space Collaborative Gathering: 1.00
Up to 4.00 additional contact hours could be obtained