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Continuing Education Credit at the National Wellness Conference
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NWI has been designated as a pre-approved provider of continuing education for ACSM, NCHEC, (CHES®/MCHES®), NWI CWP, SHRM (SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM).

The National Wellness Conference (NWC) offers diverse continuing education options. Individuals can typically earn up to 19.75 continuing education credits (CECs) during the Main Conference (June 18-20, 2018)

All CEC processing fees are included with your registration this year. Participants must attend an entire session and complete the online session evaluation indicating which CEC type is needed (and include their name on it) for each session attended. 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 2018:

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: American Nurses Association/Wisconsin Nurses Association. 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. Please search the NWC Online Program Guide, or see the CEC Packet at Check-in, for select sessions that have been approved.

HRCIHRCI®: The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. Please search the NWC Online Program Guide, or see the CEC Packet at Check-in, for select sessions approved for HRCI credit hours.

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 43rd Annual NWC is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 19.75 total Category I CECH for the Main Conference (June 18-20, 2018); up to 14 CECH each for the NWI Worksite Wellness Specialist and Program Manager certificate programs. 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 19.75 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

General Attendance Continuing Education Certificate: Individuals may elect to receive a general certificate of participation indicating the number of National Wellness Institute-verified contact hours earned through their participation in an NWI educational program to submit to certifying bodies not listed here. Acceptance of general CECs is at the discretion of the certifying body.

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