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

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

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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