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The National Wellness Conference (NWC) offers diverse continuing education options. Individuals can typically earn up to 21 continuing education credits (CECs) during the Main Conference (June 19-21, 2017)


All CEC processing fees are included with your registration this year. Participants must attend an entire session, complete the online session evaluation indicating which CEC type is needed (and include their name on it), and sign the attendance form to earn credit for that session. Certificates will be sent via e-mail approximately three weeks after the Conference. If you have not received your certificate by then, please verify the e-mail address we have on file for you through your account and contact us if you have any concerns. 


The following continuing education credit providers have been approved for NWC 2017:


ACSM: The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “National Wellness Institute, Inc.” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (December 2015– December 2018). Providership #661228.


ANA/WNA: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Note: Programs approved for ANA/WNA are identified in the NWC online program guide.


The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


ICF: This activity has been approved by International Coach Federation for Continuing Coach Education (CCE). Note: Sessions approved for ICF in Core Competencies are identified in the NWC online program guide.



NCHEC (CHES/MCHES): National Wellness Institute is designated a provider of Category I continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. THe 42nd Annual NWC is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 21 total Category I CECH for the Main Conference (June 19-21, 2017); up to 14 CECH each for the NWI Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager certificate programs; and up to 7 CECH for the pre-conference Understanding the WELL Building Standard™. Note: only select Main Conference programs are approved for advanced-level CECH. Provider ID#:100859



NWI (CWP/CWWS/CWWPM): Continuing education credits for the National Wellness Conference have been approved by the National Wellness Institute for NWI Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP), Certified Worksite Wellness Specialists (CWWS), and Certified Worksite Wellness Program Managers (CWWPM). You must hold an active NWI certification to earn "NWI" CECs.



SHRM: National Wellness Institute is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for up to 21 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit



General Attendance Continuing Education Certificate: National Wellness Institute-verified contact hours for continuing education credit/general certificate of participation.



For more information about continuing education credit for the NWC, contact the National Wellness Institute at 715.342.2969 or


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