It’s never too late to learn something new and with free continuing education courses for Registered Nurses, it’s pretty easy to keep yourself up-to-date on the latest in technology, patient care and so much more. There are many online CE organizations available for RN’s, many are free and others charge a minimal fee. Most importantly, all of the courses available meet state-required CE modules for RNs, LPNs, and LVNs.
Many of the online sites not only offer CE courses, but also advanced practice nursing degree and nurse refresher courses. Depending on which state your have licenses in, you may need to complete a certain amount of CE hours to keep your licenses current. If you’re uncertain about your qualifications, check out HealthGuideUSA for links to all state nursing boards to see which courses you need to complete.
Depending on which CE provider you choose, you’ll most likely be able to complete many of the course in the comforts of your own home. No books, missed work, time away from your family, and no travel. There’s no better way to keep up with the ever changing landscape of Nursing. Check with your Travel Nursing company to see if they offer assistance or reimbursement when signing up, it will make things that much easier!
Below is a list of the most trusted sources for CE classes. Please leave a comment below and tell us about your experiences with any of the “schools” listed.
RN.com: Nursing Continuing Education and Travel Nurse Information
Nurse.com: Nurse CE, Self-Study Courses and Free CE
NurseCEU.com: Nursing Continuing Education Directory
NetCE.com: Continuing Education Online