Virtual Conference • July 22-23, 2020
General Conference FAQs
The 2020 Virtual Conference will take place live in “real time”. Participants can attend the conference from any registered location from a computer or mobile device. For more information, see Technical Requirements
In what time zone are Virtual Conference sessions listed?
All posted times are in the Eastern Time zone.
When is the deadline to register for the conference?
The deadline to register for the conference is 3 PM ET on Tuesday, July 21st in order to participate in the Live Day 1 sessions. If registered after this time, you’ll be able to participate in the Live Day 2 sessions and can obtain all session recordings, however please note that in order to receive CE/CME credits, you must attend the sessions Live.
When is the deadline to add additional sites, secondary logins, or make changes to logins for the conference?
The deadline to add or change login details is 3 PM ET on Tuesday, July 21st in order to participate in the Live Day 1 sessions. If changes or additions are requested after this time, you’ll only be able to participate in the Live Day 2 sessions and can obtain all session recordings, however please note that in order to receive CE/CME credits, you must attend the sessions Live.
What is my login / password?
Logins and passwords have been emailed by firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check spam/junk folders as logins may be filtered by some inboxes. For help with logins, contact NHPCO’s Solutions Center at 800-646-6460 or email@example.com. If registered after July 15, please allow 24 – 48 hours for logins to be active.
When will the recordings be posted?
The recordings will be posted no later than Thursday, July 30, 2020
How long will the recordings be posted?
The recordings will be posted until Friday, October 23, 2020
Who will be in the audience?
The 2020 Virtual Conference will focus on quality and will gather nurses, social workers, counselors, spiritual care professionals, advanced practice professionals, physicians, as well as program planners, managers and executives seeking to increase their knowledge, improve their competence and enhance their professional practice in developing programs and providing the highest quality care.
What is the session format?
All sessions will feature national speakers in live-streaming broadcasts. You will see the speaker and his or her PowerPoint slides (if speaker has slides). Sound will be projected through your computer’s speakers (or through a sound system in your conference room should there be several.
A Video Library that provides informational and inspirational videos will be available. These videos may be viewed at the beginning or end of the day or during breaks to add variety and engage participants. These videos will likely prompt great group discussion.
Are there pre-conference activities?
No. However, registered individuals and organizations will have access to the conference website one week before the live event and are encouraged to log in and become familiar with the site and its features.
What if I cannot attend all the live conference events? Will I be able to view the presentation(s) at another time?
Yes! All sessions will be recorded and available following the live event. Recorded sessions will include PowerPoint slides, handouts and any other presentation materials provided in the live session. Recorded sessions will be available to view an unlimited number of times for three months. Please note: CE/CME credit is only available for participation in the live conference.
Will handouts be provided?
Session PowerPoint slides, handouts and any other presentation materials will be posted and available for participants to download and print from the Virtual Conference website as they become available. These materials will also be available for three months following the conference.
How far ahead of time should we log in to a session?
All conference sessions will begin on time. We recommend that you log in, visit the Virtual Conference website and become familiar with it and its features the week prior to the conference. At the beginning of each day, we recommend that you log in 10 – 15 minutes prior to the start time to double check your connection and sound.
Can I participate if I live outside of the US?
Absolutely! For no additional cost, you can participate in the Virtual Conference as long as you have Internet access that meets the Technical Requirements.
Continuing Education FAQs
Can I earn continuing education credit by participating in the 2020 Virtual Conference?
Yes. Nurses and physicians may receive CE/CME credit. See the CE/CME Credit Informational Handout for more information including information about the Non-physician Healthcare Professional certificate for other disciplines. Please note: CE/CME credit is only available for participation in the live conference. Also note that the individual who registered for the conference obtains CE/CME credit. Those who register as a group, everyone in the group obtains CE/CME credit.
When can I get my CE/CME credit and how?
CE/CME credit can be submitted as early as Wednesday, July 22nd after the sessions conclude. Please refer to the CE/CME Credit Informational Handout located in the Resources tab for more information.
At the conclusion of the conference, you will receive an email containing a link to the Overall Conference Evaluation, and the Session Attendance and Evaluation form. To receive CE/CME credit, each individual requesting CE/CME credit must confirm participation in each session attended and evaluate each session and complete the Overall Conference Evaluation. As part of this process, you will also indicate the type of CE/CME credit you are requesting. Once attendance is confirmed and each session is evaluated, you can print out your CE/CME certificate showing credit earned for your participation.
What is the deadline to receive CE/CME credit?
The deadline to receive CE/CME credit is 11:59 PM on Sunday, August 16, 2020. Please refer to the CE/CME Credit Informational Handout located in the Resources tab for more information.
How do I complete a conference evaluation?
An evaluation of each session, including its relevance and potential to improve your practice or job function is very important to NHPCO, AAHPM and HPNA to ensure its educational programs meet professionals’ needs and advance quality care.
At the conclusion of the conference, you will receive a link to the Overall Conference Evaluation, and the Session Attendance and Evaluation form.
Is registration required?
Yes. See the Registration page.
Does the registration fee include all sessions?
Yes. The Registration Fee covers all sessions offered during the conference and the Video Library. In addition, registered individuals and organizations have access to recordings of all conference sessions for three months following the live event.
What is the cost of registration?
See the Registration page. A variety of types of registration are available.
- Individual: Provides one login/access through one computer for one person to participate in the conference.
- Organizational: Provides two logins. This enables an organization to gather as many people as they desire into two locations to allow social distancing.
- Additional Site: Available to “add on” to an “Organizational” registration, providing access at a different physical site (i.e. different building or location) for employees or volunteers from the same organization to participate. An “Additional Site” registration provides one additional login/access.
Can I purchase multiple registrations for my organization at one time?
Yes. Registered organizations can purchase an unlimited number of additional site registrations. See the Registration page or for additional help, contact NHPCO’s Solutions Center at 800-646-6460.
What if my site is registered and I cannot attend the live event?
You will have access to the session recordings and materials for 3 months following the conference. Please note: CE/CME credit is only available for participation in the live event.
Is special equipment required?
All you need to participate is a computer, Internet connection and adequate speakers to project sound. If you are hosting the event for a large group in a conference room, be sure you have a sound system that can project the audio into the room for all to hear (computer speakers will not be adequate).
Are there technical requirements?
Yes! These are extremely important and should be tested well in advance! See Technical Requirements.
How does the audio work for the Virtual Conference?
Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure that the audio is set to the volume you desire. If you are hosting the event for a large group in a conference room, be sure you have a sound system that can project the audio into the room for all to hear (as your computer speakers will not be adequate).
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General Questions about the Conference and Continuing Education Credit:
Technical Support Team