APNA CPI Online Evaluations - Step by Step Instructions

Complete Evaluations As a conference attendee, your opinion is valued. Your ratings and comments are used to evaluate the current conference as well as plan for future educational offerings. Evaluations must be completed by the deadline of July 22, 2019 in order to earn contact hours.

  1. Logging In
  2. Navigating the Site - Pre Session Surveys & Session Evaluations
  3. Tracking your Contact Hours Earned
  4. Navigating the Site - Overall Evaluation
  5. Getting your CE Certificate
  6. Logging Out


Logging In

 

Click here to go to the evaluations site. You'll be taken to a login screen that looks like this:

Enter your APNA username and password in the fields provided.

Your username was sent to you via email. If you are unsure of your username or password, ask an APNA Staff member at the Registration Desk or call APNA at 855-863-2762.

Click Login.

 


Navigating the Site - Pre Session Surveys & Session Evaluations


The evaluations website will open to the Directions page. Please be sure to read this information before entering your evaluation responses. Then click the Continue button.

*Note: You will be welcomed to the site by name at the top of the screen. If this is not your name, log out and check your username and password information. You may need to log out of the evaluations website and also the APNA website before trying to log in again.

CPI West Evaluations Welcome Page

The Registered Events page will list the APNA 17th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute and include 4 buttons:

  • Pre Session Surveys – where you’ll complete surveys for select sessions before attending.  Optional – completing these surveys is not required to obtain contact hours & will not affect your CE Certificate
  • Session Evaluation – where you’ll access all of the individual session evaluations
  • Overall Evaluation – where you’ll complete the Overall Conference Evaluation
  • Post Final Credits & Create Certificate – this button will be greyed-out until you have completed the Overall Evaluation.

To Complete the Pre Session Surveys:

Pre Session Surveys

Start by clicking the Pre Session Surveys button. This will open the list of days that are available for you to evaluate based on your conference registration. These surveys are not graded and will not affect your CE. If you believe there is an error, please contact APNA for help.

Pre Session Surveys

Click on the appropriate day to see a listing of the sessions available to evaluate for each time block.

Locate the session for which you’d like to enter responses by either the session ID # or the title. Click on the Take Survey button next to it.

Pre Session Survey Examples

Remember, these surveys are not graded and will not affect your CE Certificate.

To Complete the Session Evaluations:

Session Evaluations

Start by clicking the Session Evaluation button. This will open the list of days that are available for you to evaluate based on your conference registration. If you believe there is an error, please visit the APNA registration desk for help:

Session Listing - Days

Click on the appropriate day to see a listing of the sessions available to evaluate for each time block.

Locate the session for which you’d like to enter responses by either the session ID # or the title. Click on the Evaluate button next to it. 

Session Evaluations Examples

The evaluation pages look like this:

Sample Evaluation

The learning outcomes are listed with each session title in the program book behind the day tabs. Remember, you can mark your thoughts in your program book and then enter your responses into the site later – either in your hotel room or at home after the conference. The rating scale used for the online evaluations is listed in the Continuing Education & Evaluations information behind the CE Info tab in your program book for reference.


You’ll also rate the speaker(s) for the session regarding their presentation skills for the content presented and whether or not you’d recommend him/her to a colleague. Below that section, you’ll have the opportunity to indicate the number of contact hours you should receive based on your attendance of the session. If you were present for the entire session, you’ll select the largest number of contact hours available.
 
In the example below, this session is worth up to 1.5 contact hours. However, if you happened to be 15 minutes late or left 15 minutes early, you would choose the 1.25 contact hours option.
 
CPI West Contact Hours
 
Be sure to hit Save & Return at the end or your responses will not be saved. This is very important!
 
Note: If there is a Post-Session Survey, this button will say Save & Take Survey. This survey is to help measure what you learned and does not impact your CE.
 

Once you hit Save & Return, you’ll return back to the listing of sessions for that day. The session you just evaluated will now be green. There is also an Edit button and a Reset button next to the session if you would like to make changes to your responses.

Completed evaluation, Edit and Reset Buttons

 
Note that at the bottom of this page, you’ll see the buttons Return to the list of days and Return to Event Home.
 
Return to List of Days
 


 

Tracking your Contact Hours Earned


Once you start completing your session evaluations, the contact hours will appear in several places:

  • Above the individual time blocks where you evaluated sessions
  • At the top of all pages for your CPI Evaluations
  • Underneath the CPI listing on the Registered Events page


Above the individual time blocks: This will show your contact hours earned for the session.

Contact Hours Earned

At the top of all pages for your CPI Evaluations: This will show your total contact hours earned, and will update in real-time as you complete evaluations.

Contact Hours Earned

Underneath the CPI Listing on the Registered Events Page: This will show your total contact hours earned, and will update in real-time as you complete evaluations.

Contact Hours - Registered Events Page

 

Navigating the Site - Overall Evaluation


When you are finished entering in all of your session evaluations, you are ready to complete the Overall Evaluation.  You’ll need to return to the event home page in order to reach the Overall Evaluation button. If you’re on the list of days, the Return to Event Home button will get you there:

Return to Event Home button

Then click on the Overall Evaluation Button.

Overall Evaluation Button

You will see a page that looks like this:

Overall Evaluation

Complete the evaluation questions (be sure to include comments!) and then click on the Save & Return to Event Home button.

Save and Return to Event Home

Note:  If you have gone to the Overall Evaluation page prematurely (you haven’t finished all of your session evaluations), you can click Reset to Last Save to clear out your responses. Then press the back button on your browser.


 

Getting your CE Certificate


Once you complete the Overall Evaluation and click on the Return to Event Home button, you will be able to access the Post Final Credits & Create Certificate button on the Registered Events page.

Post Final Credits & Create Certificate

BEFORE CLICKING THE BUTTON, CHECK THE CONTACT HOURS LISTED BELOW THE EVENT LISTING.  If the contact hours listed do not look correct, do not press the Post Final Credits & Create Certificate button. Go back into your session evaluations to see where you might be missing something.

 

When you are satisfied with the contact hours listed, click the Post Final Credits & Create Certificate button. You will see the page to the right.

Create Certificate

Again you can check the contact hours earned – listed at the top of the page. If they do not look correct, click on Return to Event Home to go back into your session evaluations. Click on Create Certificate. When you click on Create Certificate, you'll see this page:


Download & Print Certificate

Here you will have options to:

  • Download & Print Certificate – this will open up a pdf of your certificate. You can then save the pdf to your computer, or print it.
  • Email Your Certificate – this will prompt you to enter in an email address where you’d like to receive the pdf of your CE Certificate.


 

Logging Out


Once you have finished evaluating your session, remember to logout. You will need to logout in two different places.

Click Logout at the bottom of the evaluations site.

Logout

This will return you to the APNA homepage. Click Logout at the top right of the page.

Logout

 

 

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