Continuing Education Credit at the National Wellness Conference

Earn Continuing Education Credit (CEC) while attending the 2019 National Wellness Conference

The National Wellness Conference (NWC) offers diverse continuing education options. Individuals can typically earn up to 19 continuing education credits (CECs) during the Main Conference (Oct. 1-3, 2019).

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 2019:


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: Only select sessions are approved for ANA; download this PDF for individual session approval status.)

ACSMACSM: The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “National Wellness Institute” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (December 2018 – December 2021). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Providership # 661228

HRCIHRCI: The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. (Note: Only select sessions are approved for HRCI; download this PDF for individual session approval status.)

NBHWC emblemNBHWC: The 2019 National Wellness Conference has been approved by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching for the continuing education and training of National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC).

NCHECNCHEC (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 44th Annual NWC is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 19 total Category I CECH for the Main Conference (Oct. 1-3, 2019) and up to 14 CECH for onsite Certificate courses. (Note: only select Main Conference programs are approved for advanced-level CECH; download this PDF for individual session approval status.) Provider ID#:100859

NWINWI-CWP: Category 1 Continuing education credits for the National Wellness Conference have been approved by the National Wellness Institute for NWI Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP). You must hold an active CWP certification to earn "NWI" CECs.

SHRMSHRM: 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 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

CCEICF: This activity has been approved by International Coach Federation for Continuing Coach Education (CCE). (Note: Only select sessions are approved for ICF Core Competencies; download this PDF for individual session approval status.)

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.


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The purpose of the National Wellness Conference is to provide professional development programs for health and wellness professionals and students.  View the 2019 NWC Review Committee.