FREE Nursing Continuing Education: Online Resources
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If you have additional resources for FREE Nursing Continuing Education, please share them. Contact Elise Gay at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252.744.1925
Explanation of Continuing Education Credits
North Carolina Area Health Education Centers:
- All online courses --many free (registration fees clearly shown on right side of screen) -- free to set up a login/account
- Currently 45+ FREE courses on a broad variety of topics
- Eastern AHEC
- Many "Community-Based Programs" are FREE but held in-person, outside of Greenville - click on above link, choose "Nursing" under "Continuing Education" drop down menu, Hit "Go" and scroll down to "Community-Based Programs" to search for specific courses -- check back often, new courses being added frequently
- Area L AHEC
- Wake AHEC
- FREE Pre-Recorded Webinars (available until 6/30/2014)
North Carolina Board of Nursing
Continuing Education Resources Main Page
FREE Board Sponsored Bulletin Offerings (approximately 8 offerings worth approximately 0.75-2 CHs each). Click HERE for more information.
FREE Webcast Offering:Understanding the Scope of Practice and Role of the LPN - there is no fee for this webcast. Preparation and viewing time is approximately 1 hour.
FREE Online Booklet Offering (worth 0.75 CHs) : Instruction Booklet – Just Culture in Nursing Regulation (.75 CHs) - Read booklet and complete evaluation tools.
Sign up for a free account
- Complete free continuing medical education and professional development courses
- Earn FREE CME Credits with their app - free download for for multiple devices
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Click HERE to sign up for a FREE Account on CDC Train and search for many FREE courses! Classes that have a registration fee are denoted with "$" symbol.
UNC School of Nursing Continuing Education Programs
North Carolina Nurses Association
Must be a dues paying member
American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
Cost of approx. $130 per year