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hour

1. a period of time equal to 3600 seconds; 1/24th of a calendar day
2. Astronomy an angular measurement of right ascension equal to 15° or a 24th part of the celestial equator

hour

Symbol: h.
1. A unit of time equal to 60 minutes, i.e. 1/24 of a day.
2. A unit of angle equal to 15° of arc, i.e. 1/24 of a circle. See right ascension.

hour

[au̇r]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to 3600 seconds. Abbreviated h; hr.
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The problem with contact hours is they fluctuate," says Steve Johnson, associate vice president of external relations at the Texas Association of Community Colleges.
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Receive 25 Category A Continuing Education Contact Hours.
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Holly Hartzell-Reviglio, Director of Operations, successfully reported, "It is an honor and a privilege to be granted PDH or Contact Hours within these two states allowing WWIS the opportunity to open new doors within the waterworks industry.
Accredited providers have the authority to provide and award contact hours for their own learning activities.
3) The board may prorate the contact hour requirement for nurses who are licensed for less than two years.
50 * Includes a 1 contact hour home study packet For more information or to register, please call 651-254-0885
For each quiz submitted to ASHES, members will receive credit for one contact hour toward continuing professional education (CPE) or CHESP renewal.
Over 50 nurses and others involved in seeking contact hour approval of continuing nursing education met December 1, 2006, at the Holiday Inn Select at the Indianapolis Airport to learn about the revisions to the ISNA approval program effective January 1, 2007.
1) each contact hour is 60 minutes (versus the previous calculation of 50-minute hours)