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hour

 [our]
1. the time something occurs.
2. a unit of time, being 60 minutes, or 3600 seconds.
3. a unit of educational credit.
contact hour a unit of credit for educational offerings, based on a mathematical formula. Continuing education programs that wish to award contact hours are carefully reviewed by the health care professionals for which the educational experience is designed.
golden hour the first hour following a traumatic injury. See golden hour.

contact hour

a 50-minute "hour" used to measure time for continuing education programs.
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Those involved in providing contact hours for journal articles have the same responsibilities to the learner as do those involved in face-to-face activities.
An actual teaching load may be more or less than the required teaching load due to faculty members' other commitments, such as faculty/student contact hours, administrative duties, research requirements and committee assignments.
Here is the conversion: 1 semester credit = 15 contact hours and 1 quarter hour credit = 12.
However, it is the effect on the accumulation of contact hours using journal articles that will be felt; to gather enough hours for recertification or licensure could require reading a greater number of articles.
1) All licensees must verify on the renewal application the completion of continuing education contact hours during the two-year license renewal period:
3) nurses who are presenting an offering for the first time can receive contact hours themselves
The ISNA Committee on Approval approves continuing education providers to award nursing contact hours to the individual activities they develop and present.
FacilityCare magazine announces a new partnership with the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) that will provide healthcare environmental services professionals with the opportunity to attain continuing education and earn contact hours acceptable for its CHESP certification.
1 training and testing to be delivered at trainer location for a byesville, ohio company to a total of 4 employees (2 contact hours each); 3.
25 CNE contact hours and advance your knowledge of the specialty.
MNA can help you get contact hours for an individual activity you would like to offer at your facility or can help your facility become an approved provider to offer numerous continuing education activities at your workplace.
0 contact hours may be earned for attendance at the pre-conference workshop activity noted above.