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

  • Medication systems & safety: What's broke & how can we fix it together? 

    Polis, Nikki S.; Flynn, Allen (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2024-02-22)
    In this webinar, interdisciplinary colleagues will discuss how data-driven, collaborative approaches are needed to solve long-standing medication safety problems, focusing on issues with people, processes, and technology. ...
  • Balancing act: How to support students and nurses for the future of healthcare 

    Jennings, Leslie; Urban, Regina Wilder; Swint, Charlotte; Young, Zach; Watson, Adrianna (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2024-02-21)
    In this final webinar in the Creating Healthy Work Environments series, we will highlight the importance of student and nurse well-being. Stress and fatigue are major concerns as nurses transition from student to professional ...
  • Building healthy work environments for students and practicing nurses 

    Orchard, Kelly; Nixon, Tracey L.; Fleming, Danielle (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2024-02-14)
    This webinar is the third webinar in the Creating Healthy Work Environments series. In this webinar, we will continue to explore various aspects of the work environment for nurses and nursing students. The content will be ...
  • Exploring the effect of the academic environment for students and new graduate nurses 

    Charlton, Amy; Randall, Paige S.; McLaughlin, Mary Ann Siciliano; De Garne, Jennie C. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2024-02-07)
    This webinar is the second webinar in the Creating Healthy Work Environments webinar series. According to the International Council of Nurses, it is estimated that worldwide, we will need 13 million nurses to address the ...
  • Enhancing clinical professional well-being and satisfaction 

    Urban, Regina Wilder; Savitsky, Bella (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2024-01-31)
    This webinar is the first in the Creating Healthy Work Environments webinar series. Globally, it has been recognized that having a healthy work environment is essential for the nurses’ performance, well-being, and ...
  • Take leadership to the next level: Global nursing leadership competency framework 

    McWhirter, Emily; Stilwell, Barbara (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-12-05)
    What knowledge, skills, and abilities do you need for leadership at each stage in your career? Several reports, including the Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery (2021-2025) from the World Health Organization ...
  • The Mountain Model for Evidence-Based Practice Quality Improvement (EBPQI) initiatives 

    Waldrop, Julee B.; Dunlap, Jayne Jennings (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-11-01)
    This webinar introduces the first conceptual model for Evidence-Based Practice Quality Improvement (EBPQI) initiatives. The mountain model couples with EBP and QI paradigm principles into a unified conceptual framework for ...
  • Engaging nurses in global public policy: A conversation with Sigma's UN Liaisons 

    McCardle, Charlotte; Nutor, Jerry; Mumba, Mercy; Chiu, Patrick (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-10-30)
    This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the UN system, the role of Sigma’s UN Liaison team, and key global public policy priorities that are relevant for nurses to engage in. Participants will ...
  • Psychedelics & nursing: Updates from the Oregon frontier 

    Penn, Andrew; Velez, Melanie (King) Kawashima (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-10-24)
    Psychedelic assisted therapy (PAT) has received significant attention in recent years, including publication of FDA registry trials in major medical journals, yet many nurses are unfamiliar with the modality. This webinar ...
  • Artificial intelligence: A new paradigm in nursing education, research and practice 

    O'Connor, Siobhán (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-10-10)
    This webinar will discuss the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and the implications this has for nursing education, research, and clinical practice. Dr. Siobhán O’Connor will outline the ...
  • Lifestyle medicine for the advanced practice nurse 

    Bidwell, Josie (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-09-20)
    During this presentation, the advanced practice nurse will be introduced to the six pillars of lifestyle medicine including the scientific evidence to support the utilization of these pillars in the prevention, treatment, ...
  • Implementation science and nursing: Where are we now? 

    Lai, Claudia K. Y.; Song, Jun-Ah (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-08-28)
    This online seminar introduces the state of our knowledge on implementation science in relation to nursing. A brief introduction to the basic framework, key elements, and misconceptions in implementation science, illustrated ...
  • Empowering the future: Unleashing the potential of young nurse leaders to achieve the sustainable development goals 

    Eviza-Ford, Kathleen; Horcasitas, Aimée (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-08-17)
    The specific obstacles and opportunities that young nursing leaders must navigate call for a multifaceted strategy to be effective. Leaders at the bedside and in the global platforms require courage and daring leadership, ...
  • The nurse policy entrepreneur as a full partner in healthcare policy reform 

    Polacek, Michael J. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-06-06)
    The aim of this presentation is to discuss the role of the nurse in policy development and implementation. Secondarily, we will explore using the online café to establish a process for those interested in sharing ...
  • Food insecurity: What the nurse needs to know related to caring for patients and food insecurity 

    Anders, Linda (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-05-03)
    Food insecurity has been identified as potentially the most impactful social determinant of health. More than 2 billion people are without food or unable to eat a healthy balanced diet worldwide according to the United ...
  • Lifestyle medicine: Person-centered, high-value, evidence-based care 

    Freeman, Kelly (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2023-03-22)
    Lifestyle medicine utilizes therapeutic lifestyle interventions as a primary modality to treat noncommunicable chronic conditions such as metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. Nurses and advanced ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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