The Sigma Education Department develops online nursing continuing professional development (CPD)* materials to help nurses grow and excel in their profession. Along with online courses, the education department offers CPD through events and now webinars.

Webinars (and accompanying materials) are freely and openly available in the Sigma Repository. Repository login is not necessary.

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

This collection contains non-series-based webinars or series of 2 webinars that are not part of an ongoing/open-ended series.

If you are interested in viewing all of the webinar series in this community, please go back to the community homepage to see the complete listing of series-based collections.

*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.

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Preparing for the final journey: Advance care planning and end-of-life care from a global nursing perspective 

    Xu, Xinyi (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-11-30)
    Limited decision-making capacity in end-of-life patients affects their abilities to express their preferences in medical decisions. Advance care planning (ACP) is a process of communication that enables individuals to ...
  • Children's oral health equity and promotion practices 

    Hille, April (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-10-28)
    Poor oral health has been linked with negative child health outcomes, including early childhood dental caries (ECC), a leading Healthly People 2030 public health concern. Health and racial disparities put disadvantaged ...
  • Psychological capital: An introduction to the what, why, and now what? 

    Singh, Ashley (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-10-26)
    Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is a set of internal resources consisting of hope, efficacy, resiliency, and optimism-or HERO—that help navigate personal and professional obstacles to achieve success and foster ...
  • Global health advocacy: Building a foundation for transformative impact at the United Nations and beyond 

    Branden, Pennie Sessler; Clary-Muronda, Valerie; Hawkins, Janice; Mousa, Dania Itani; Shimek, Aric (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-10-19)
    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 ...
  • Nursing Now Challenge: Overview 

    Nursing Now Challenge Global Solutions Initiative; Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-12-09)
    The Challenge: How can you utilize your knowledge, background, and expertise to develop an innovative approach to addressing incivility and or a toxic work environment in your role as a nurse or midwife in the the post-pandemic ...
  • The future of nursing 2020-2030: Charting a path to achieve health equity 

    Hassmiller, Susan B. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-09-14)
    The National Academy of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, challenges nursing leaders and other stakeholders both within and outside of health care to prioritize ...
  • It's ok to not be ok: Mental health is health! 

    Fung, Sara; Varley, Amie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-08-31)
    Almost 17 months into the pandemic, our mental health is not getting better. Throughout COVID-19, nurses have been there for patients’ best days, worst days and all the days in-between. Who will be there for us? How ...
  • Keeping self-care relevant: Creative work-life integration for early career nurses 

    Cunningham, Tim; Fontaine, Dorrie K.; May, Natalie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-08-25)
    New nurses are most vulnerable to burnout during their first three years of practice. In this webinar, the authors of Self-Care for New and Student Nurses will focus on keeping self-care relevant to the needs of early ...
  • Offering a path to success for everyone: Creating an inclusive environment in nursing education 

    Cavallo, Christie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-08-19)
    Inclusion is the practice of providing equal access to opportunities and resources to those who might otherwise by excluded or marginalized. Students in our nursing education classrooms are in danger of being excluded due ...
  • Put your own mask on first: Protecting nurses from deaths by suicide 

    Friese, Christopher R. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-07-29)
    In this webinar, Dr. Friese will review the latest multi-state data on the incidence of deaths by suicide among nurses, physicians, and the general population. He will review trends over time and correlated factors. The ...
  • Addressing vaccine misinformation in nursing 

    Choi, Kristen; Knighton, Shanina C.; Perkins, Danielle (American Nurses AssociationSigma Theta Tau International, 2021-06-29)
    Nurses, as the most trusted profession, have a large role to play in addressing vaccine misinformation among other nurses as well as the public. This webinar will describe common areas of vaccine misinformation and hesitancy ...
  • The shocking truth regarding job-related problems prior to nurse suicide 

    Ayers, Cadie; Manthey, Marie; Choflet, Amanda; Davidson, Judy (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2021-06-22)
    We have known for several years that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population and that nurses have more job-related problems recorded prior to death by suicide. What we have now learned about those ...
  • Implementation science for clinicians: Accelerating the uptake of evidence into practice for best outcomes 

    Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; Tucker, Sharon (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-05)
    This presentation describes implementation science as a key strategy for advancing evidence-based practice. The ARCC Model and a new accompanying implementation toolkit will be highlighted as one exemplar for promoting the ...
  • Redefining retirement: Planning for the life you want 

    Evans, Joanne; Tabloski, Patricia A.
    Dr. Patricia Tabloski and Joanne Evans share some of the lessons they learned and published in their recent book, Redefining Retirement For Nurses - Finding Meaning In Retirement. They interviewed twenty-six nurses nationally ...
  • Nursing: A pathway of empowerment for women 

    Ricciardi, Richard; Little, Lisa; Madigan, Elizabeth A.; Cipriano, Pamela Frances; Faal, Aisha; Quiroga, Ana (Sigma Theta Tau InternationalInternational Council of Nurses, 2020-06-24)
    Women comprise approximately 42% of the estimated global paid working population. In many countries women comprise over 75% of the health workforce. (World Health Organization Spotlight on Statistics). Strengthening and ...
  • What do we teach our daughters? Nurses, women and prosperity 

    Breads, Jennifer L.; Fitzgerald, Dawn; Georges, Catherine Alicia; Shimek, Aric (Sigma Theta Tau InternationalJhpiego, 2020-06-02)
    Nurses, 90% of whom are women, and women in general, comprise the foundation of healthcare within many communities.  They provide care and sustain communities through challenging and prosperous times. Their daughters often ...
  • Infuse Joy: A call to action in healthcare 

    Ricciardi, Richard (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-11)
    Join Sigma President Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN, as we launch the celebration of International Nurses Day with a webinar presentation on his Presidential Call to Action: Infuse Joy. Learning Objectives: Identify ...

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