Sigma Webinars

At Sigma, we're committed to sharing knowledge, resources, and tips with nurses across the globe. We're proud to provide these upcoming webinars to all nurses.

Register for upcoming webinars (sorted by date).

9/14/2021 4:00:00 AM14 September - 21 October 2021

Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Café Series

You have dedicated your career to the development of others, now it's your turn. Welcome to the NPD Café, a six week live webinar series presented by ANPD and Sigma. Each webinar offers a unique opportunity to take time to focus on your own professional development. For 1 hour a week, create the space you need to fill your professional cup. Be prepared to settle in for self-reflection and professional growth, which will ultimately make you a better resource for your teams.

14 September 2021 2:00–3:00 p.m. CDT
NPD Café: Closing Your Gaps by Cultivating Your Professional Growth
This session provides you the insight needed to assess your own professional gaps in order to develop and foster your future professional growth.

23 September 23 2021 11:00 a.m.–noon CDT
NPD Café: Innovation and Creativity—The Boost You’ve Been Looking For
This session explores various innovations and creative solutions to engage your team and learners.

28 September 2021 11:00 a.m.-noon CDT
NPD Café: Espresso Yourself and Your Leadership Style
This session explores how to identify your leadership style and what it takes to make it a perfect blend.

5 October 2021 11:00 a.m.-noon CDT
NPD Café: Brew Your Leadership Skills
This session explores how to exercise your leadership skills and the importance of filtering your actions.

14 October 2021 4:00-5:00 p.m. CDT
NPD Café: Stop Procaffinating and Start Evaluating!
This session helps to reframe why we need to position evaluation as a critical step in any project.

21 October 2021 11:00 a.m.-noon CDT
NPD Café: Rise and Grind—Finding Flow in Work-Life Harmony
This session explores the importance of keeping your cup full through the practice of self-care and setting boundaries.

This webinar series is presented in partnership with Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD).

$99/series OR $35/each webinar.
Non-ANPD members must create a guest account to register.

 

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9/22/2021 2:00:00 PM

Exploring Lived Experiences of Nurses

Kathy Prue-Owens, PhD, RN, CCRN | United States of America

A group of Colorado nursing professionals united to conduct a phenomenological descriptive qualitative study that describes the lived experiences of nurses who cared/prepared to care for COVID-19 patients. Specifically, the discussion will capture mental/psychological impact including fear and uncertainty among nurses who cared/prepared to care for COVID-19 patients. The results of this study have a promising impact on the international nursing profession.

Note: 1.0 CPD contact hour will be awarded for this webinar.

 

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9/28/2021 2:00:00 PM

Working as a School Nurse During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Michele Voss, BSN, RN | United States of America
Katie Christensen, BSN, RN | United States of America

In this webinar, two school nurses will discuss the major lessons learned from the challenges of managing the COVID-19 pandemic in school nursing during the 2020-2021 school year. They will describe the positive takeaways and identify opportunities for improvement for the 2021-2022 school year, including goals while working during the ongoing pandemic. During the webinar, the presenters will compare and contrast two schools in different states—one urban charter school and one suburban special school district (SSD) in a large multi-school district in the United States.

Note: 1.0 CPD contact hour will be awarded for this webinar.

 

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10/12/2021 3:00:00 PM

Exploring NCLEX Content With Test Strategies and Practice Questions Part 11

Lois Marshall, PhD, RN, Nurse Education Consultant | United States of America

This webinar will focus on content that has the highest percentage chance of showing up on your examination. NCLEX expert Dr. Lois Marshall will discuss the use of her unique strategies of "Linking" and "Conceptualization" to assist you in "making the most of what you know" as you prepare for success on the NCLEX. She will also provide questions and strategies specific for content areas that are being discussed.

Note: No CPD will be offered

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10/19/2021 5:00:00 PM

Global Health Advocacy: Building a Foundation for Transformative Impact at the United Nations and Beyond

Aric Shimek, BSN, RN, CPN | United States of America
Valerie Ann Clary-Muronda, PhD, RNC-OB | United States of America
Pennie Sessler Branden, PhD, CNM, CNE, RN | United States of America
Janice E. Hawkins, PhD, RN | United States of America
Dania Itani Mousa, BSN, RN, CMSRN | United States of America

Globally, nurses are being called upon to advocate for health equity. At the United Nations (UN), Sigma works to advance health equity through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Join Sigma's UN representatives for ideas on local actions and global efforts that nurses can engage in to build a healthier world.

Note: 1.0 CPD contact hour will be awarded for this webinar.


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10/28/2021 2:00:00 PM

Children's Oral Health Equity and Promotion

April Hille, RN, MSN, DNP | United States of America

"Poor oral health has been linked with negative child health outcomes, including early childhood dental caries (ECC), a leading Healthy People 2030 public health concern. Health and racial disparities put disadvantaged children at a higher risk for developing ECC. The nursing profession has the opportunity to play a leadership role to promote oral health equity through appropriate health promotion and disease prevention "'best practices'." This webinar will discuss recommended oral health practices to tackle ECC, as well as explore strategies to promote oral health racial and health equity related to access, availability, and affordability. 

This webinar is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive.

 

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