RPSS: Continuing Education

The 2022 Retail Program Standards Symposium (RPSS) will provide attendees the opportunity to earn Continuing Education (CE) hours, in a variety of educational topic areas. Attendees may earn CE hours, potentially enough to meet their full 2-year NEHA Professional credential requirement. CEs can be fulfilled by attending:
  • Keynote Address & General Sessions 
  • Track Sessions
  • Sessions via the recorded sessions on-demand after the RPSS has concluded
Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 9 CE Contact Hours, over the course of the symposium. 

Educational Sessions 

See below for a tentative listing of educational sessions for each day:

June 7 Sessions

12–2 pm: Welcome Message, Keynote Address, and General Session | 2 Contact Hours
  • Keynote Address
  • FDA Panel facilitated by State/Local Regulator
  • Getting Buy-In of SLTT Decision-Makers and Staff 
2:15–3:15 pm: Track Sessions | 1 Contact Hour
  • Track 1: Roadmap for Success with RPS; Why enroll in RPS?
  • Track 2: Technology to Assist with Maintenance of RPS Records/Supporting Docs
  • Track 3: Sustaining RPS Activities/Having a Succession Plan  

June 8 Sessions

12–2 pm: Welcome Message and General Session | 2 Contact Hours
  • Public Health Metric/Risk Factor Study
  • Successful Intervention Strategies 
2:15–3:15 PM: Track Sessions | 1 Contact Hour 
  • Track 1: What is initial Self-Assessment; SA/VA Gap Analysis Tool; Continuous Strategic Improvement Plan (CSIP) 
  • Track 2: Self-Assessment & Verification Audit Resources; How to Find an Auditor
  • Track 3: Mentorship Program 

June 9 Sessions

12–2 pm: Welcome Message and General Session | 2 Contact Hours
  • NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Portal; Deliverables
  • Successful Grant Writing
  • Facilitated Panel Discussion including Regulators, Industry, Consumer Advocacy Representative, etc. to discuss what has been shared during this RPSS that is important to Stakeholders
2:15–3:15 PM: Track Sessions | 1 Contact Hour 
  • Track 1: Mentorship Programs
  • Track 2: What Does a Retail Program Standards Coordinator Do?
  • Track 3: RPS Networks/Champions 
See Continuing Education for information on credits for other organizations and for the California REHS program.
For more information on the RPSS, e-mail rpss@neha.org.