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 [January 2023 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-01-24)
    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" ...
  • Canada's medical assistance in dying: One component of Canada's plan for commpassionate end-of-life care? 

    Wilson, Donna M. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-01-25)
    In June 2016, Canada’s federal government passed legislation so eligible Canadian adults can request and receive medical assistance in dying. Previously, the Supreme Court of Canada had ruled that dying people have ...
  • Realizing potential: From where you are today to where you can be 

    O'Leary, Cora (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-12-13)
    This webinar is designed to help the nurse think about their career path and how to seize opportunities as they come along in their career trajectory. The content will help the nurse reflect on their current work life and ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [December 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-12-06)
    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" ...
  • Trick or treat? The systemic effect of diabetes cause by oral disease 

    Miller, Audrey P. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-11-30)
    The goal of this presentation is to educate nurses and nursing professionals on the significance of preventive oral healthcare behaviors that contribute to reducing the incidence of oral disease as the causal factor of ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [November 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-11-17)
    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" ...
  • Family presence during resuscitation 

    Porter, Joanne (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-11-10)
    Ever wondered about how to speak to family members during a resuscitation? What to say, when to say it, and how to support the family during this traumatic event? You are invited to an educational webinar which will provide ...
  • A toolkit for building a high reliability organization 

    Boyd, Stephanie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-11-03)
    Delivering high quality patient care is more challenging and complex than ever before. Despite these challenges, as nurse leaders we must strive for excellence to ensure patients receive the best care. Join me as we discuss ...
  • Sigma nurses engagement with the sustainable development goals: A call to action 

    Chiu, Patrick; Hawkins, Janice E.; Mumba, Mercy N. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-10-25)
    Over the last decade, Sigma chapters have been encouraged to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their strategic and operational plans. In this session, Sigma's Liaisons to the United Nations (UN) ...
  • Trust me! Enhancing trust in today's healthcare environment 

    Behrens, Sue A. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-10-20)
    This webinar is the third in the webinar series titled Rebuilding Healthcare: A Leadership Webinar Series. This webinar will aim to equip nursing leaders with fundamental components to foster and build trust as a leader ...
  • Improving patient outcomes through understanding belonging 

    Morgan, Wendy; Hubbell, Maggie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-10-12)
    Gain a deep understanding of belonging and the motivation and knowledge to change behaviors to improve patient outcomes. Engage in thought provoking activities that will give you deeper insights into the origins and impacts ...
  • Closing the gap: Team-based care models 

    Rackmil, Melissa; Sego, Emily (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-10-06)
    Staffing challenges have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing nursing leadership to reimagine models of care in both the acute care and ambulatory settings. Learn how two nursing leaders developed a team-based ...
  • Engaging with politics, policy, & policymaking: Opportunities and challenges for Sigma members worldwide 

    Castro-Sánchez, Enrique; Haghiri-Vijeh, Roya; Newman, Brooke; Polacek, Michael J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-10-04)
    The webinar will explore the interests and skills of nurses in political decision-making and discuss opportunities to increase the minimal involvement of nurses in legislative policymaking and how to best foster more nurse ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [September 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-09-20)
    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" ...
  • Nurse as patient: Individual and system implications 

    Foli, Karen J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-08-25)
    In this one-hour webinar, participants will be encouraged to consider nurses as individuals in need of care and comfort. Individual/nurse and system-level implications will be discussed, especially as we examine healthcare ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [August 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-08-16)
    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" ...
  • Cultivating psychological safety through clinical supervision 

    Sainsbury, Jess; Butterworth, Tony; Simbani, Niki; Walsh, Liz; Bosanquet, Joanne (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-07-13)
    Workplace cultures which are underpinned by psychological safety offer an environment for authenticity, honesty and most importantly safety. Employees feel that they can share their concerns, disclose their non-conventual ...
  • NCLEX test taking strategies and practice questions [June 2022 Installment] 

    Marshall, Lois Sarah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-06-21)
    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" ...
  • Student nurse externships 

    Ruth-Sahd, Lisa A. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-05-31)
    This presentation discusses the benefits of summer nurse externships for student nurses. Externships feature instruction on interprofessional collaboration in the clinical setting by forming clinical academic partnerships.  ...
  • Guidelines on prescriptive authority for nurses 

    Stewart, David (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2022-05-18)
    This presentation will cover the concepts and types of prescriptive authority for nurses and how they are used in the workplace setting. Core components of safe and competent prescribing will be covered as it relates to ...

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