Type of Continuing Education

  • CHES: 1.5
  • MCHES: 1.5

About this Activity

Self-paced, archived version of a live webinar

This ACHA webinar was presented live on January 12, 2016, at 2:00 pm Eastern.

If you receive continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the archived webinar.

Important Dates

Released: January 12, 2016
Expires: October 1, 2020

 This activity counts as one elective towards completion of the CHWP program.

Integrating Vision Into Action (VIA) Into Professional and Program Development Strategies

Fees Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Program Information


The new Vision Into Action (VIA) is an interactive website that brings to life the ACHA Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education [pdf] and Guidelines for Hiring Health Promotion Professionals in Higher Education [pdf], along with various assessment tools, strategies, action steps and resources. This webinar will introduce learners to the various functions of the VIA site, promote components for professional and program development and identify strategies to integrate into health promotion practice.

This webinar was conducted by the ACHA Health Promotion Section.

Intended Audience

  • Health Educators

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Locate and navigate the VIA site successfully.
  2. Identify the appropriate tools and resources on the VIA site for professional and program development.
  3. Discuss how to integrate VIA tools and resources into evidence-informed health promotion practice.


Stacy Andes, EdD
Villanova University

Marie Cascarano, EdD, MCHES
Montclair State University

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Program Planning Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Kathy Saichuk, MA, MCHES
Louisiana State University

Stacy Andes, EdD
Villanova University

Martha Burla, MPH, CHES
University of Chicago

Marie Cascarano, EdD, MCHES
Montclair State University


There is no fee for viewing the webinar.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

It is estimated that it will require one and a half hours to view this program and complete the post-test and evaluation. (You will be asked to identify the type of credit you are requesting when you take the post-test.)

Step 1: View the recorded webinar. You may also view the webinar presentation material in Adobe Acrobat [pdf] format (please note that this is a large file and may take a few minutes to download).

Step 2: Complete the Post-test and Evaluation Form.

Statements and Disclosures


  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.5.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Policy on Continuing Education Post-Tests

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.