Sigma develops online Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD)* opportunities to help nurses grow and excel in their profession. Along with online courses, the education department offers NCPD through events and webinars.

Recordings of webinars (and accompanying materials) are freely and openly available in the Sigma Repository within a few business days of the live webinar date. Repository login is not necessary to view the webinars or the accompanying materials.

If a webinar is Sigma NCPD eligible, the item record will contain the necessary information. Look for the Sigma Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Opportunity heading in the Description field.

Each collection in this community is based on a webinar topic or series. There is also a general collection that will contain non-series-based webinars or a set of 2 webinars that are not part of an ongoing/open-ended series.

*Accreditation: 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.

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [May 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-05-12)
    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" ...
  • Sustain and retain: Strategies to address the global nursing shortage 

    Shaffer, Franklin A. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-05-10)
    The recent research released by the International Centre on Nurse Migration (ICNM) highlights the vulnerable state of the global nursing workforce in light of the pandemic and provides a blueprint for what needs to be ...
  • A shift from hospital care to home care. What changes are needed in the nursing curriculum? 

    Sanders, Ruth (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-04-26)
    This webinar will discuss the need to evaluate the current nursing curriculum. An assessment is needed to see if the current curriculum will prepare the students to meet the needs of the clients they will serve in the ...
  • The voiceover art of nursing 

    Dubbert, Shania (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-04-16)
    There are so many different avenues and career paths a nurse can take along their nursing journey. Have you ever heard of medical narration or voiceover? In this webinar, Shania speaks about her journey of blending the art ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [April 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-04-14)
    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" ...
  • Advancing the footprint of forensic nursing practice 

    Faugno, Diana; Sievers, Valerie; Mitchell, Stacey (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-04-07)
    As the specialty of forensic nursing grows and evolves, research, literature, and practice guidelines will support specialty and role expansion. Education on forensic nursing topics and concepts is essential as it forms ...
  • Nurse-led at home management of patients with COVID-19 

    Clement, Sherry; Hayes, Barbara; Sullivan, Erica; Craig, Kathleen (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-03-29)
    This webinar demonstrates the process by which experienced Registered Nurses adapt and respond to a pandemic emergency, by implementing skills in care coordination, home safety assessments, patient education and caregiver ...
  • Co-design research in the Pacific: Part two 

    Rumsey, Michele (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-03-16)
    This webinar will share the work done that has identified several aspects which, if improved, could contribute significantly to the effectiveness of research and healthcare in the Pacific region. This research carry’s ...
  • EntrepreNursing: Transforming healthcare 

    Hart, Deborah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-03-17)
    Nurses have been highly trained to meet the needs of their patients and the tasks at hand. Nurses are resilient, resourceful and always innovating; the exact skills needed to become a thriving EntrepreNurse. We will explore ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [March 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-03-15)
    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" ...
  • Utilizing creative teaching strategies for meaningful virtual deliberate hands-on nursing skills practice during the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Morrill-Stoklosa, Cara; Clark, Bernadette (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-03-08)
    Discussion and demonstration of creative teaching strategies and tools utilized for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. These strategies allowed for instructional consistency in promoting hands-on deliberate ...
  • Co-design research in the Pacific: Part one 

    Rumsey, Michele (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-02-10)
    This webinar will share the work done that has identified several aspects which, if improved, could contribute significantly to the effectiveness of research and healthcare in the Pacific region. This research carry’s ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [February 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-02-08)
    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" ...
  • COVID-19 vaccinations: Learning from the past 

    Breckenridge, Diane (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-02-03)
    This webinar discusses the history of vaccinations, beginning with the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and ending with the COVID-19 pandemic. It also discusses best practices to address vaccination hesitancy along with other ...
  • The evolution of concepts in creating meaning-based nursing care 

    Cuevas, Pearl Ed G. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-02-01)
    This webinar will attempt to provide a clearly constructed definition on the concepts that comprise meaning-based nursing care including its antecedents, defining attributes and consequences. Several concepts involved in ...
  • RN BSN program incorporation of Nurse Manager Certificate Program 

    Holman, Elizabeth (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-01-27)
    The University of Southern Mississippi incorporated the Nurse Manager Certificate Program within RN BSN program providing students the most recent evidence-based practice leadership skills. This presentation provides an ...
  • Continuing Professional Development planning made incredibly easy 

    Anders, Linda; Gray, Sarah E. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-01-18)
    Planning a continuing professional development offering can be challenging as there are many components to ensure high quality education that engages the learner. This educational webinar will provide basic knowledge on ...
  • Opioid use and misuse: Pain management, drug dependence, and implications for nurses worldwide in 2022 

    Aebischer, Jonathan H.; Hanna, Janane E. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-01-18)
    This presentation entails a brief overview on evidence-based uses of opioids in diverse clinical contexts, influences of opioid regulations across the globe, and common misconceptions related to effective opioid therapies. ...
  • Embarking on a professional development journey: Building the future you 

    Tariga, Jose Arnold (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-12-08)
    This webinar will help nurses and other healthcare professionals explore practical strategies to venture on a professional development journey, while at the same time, identifying and overcoming possible roadblocks as they ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [December 2021 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-12-02)
    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" ...

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