Put the power of Wolters Kluwer to work for you and your nursing program. Here you can access free nursing resources designed for today's educators and academic executives. With regular updates, they offer a host of white papers, articles and timely webinars designed to help you understand and navigate the rapid change of nursing education. These free educator resources and downloads all feature the very latest evidence-based content and education tools. This website is committed to helping nursing programs throughout the country answer the call for a better prepared and better trained nursing workforce. Please feel free to download and share these free nursing resources with your fellow faculty and staff. And don't forget to check back for periodic updates and new content.
Nursing Education Network
This educational website is created by nurses specifically for nurse educators. Education theory, simulation, research and social media are part of this e-learning experience. The aim is to create a resource for nurses to access, share and develop a learning community using open access resources. The posts are create based on micro-learning, so they are focused quick snippets for learning on the go. You are invited to use their content to help others learn, all they ask is that you spread the word about #FOANed (Free Open Access Nursing Education).
The National League for Nursing (NLN)
Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. NLN members represent nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education, health care organizations, and agencies.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.
- General courses with less focus on health (mainly management)
- Free courses for nurses and CEs
- Nurse.com is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
- Nurse.com is also an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing, the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, the South Carolina Board of Nursing, and the California Board of Registered Nursing.
- The website contains different courses in different disciplines such as: Advanced Practice Nursing, Critical care, Cardiology, Infection disease/control, Med/Surg, Oncology, Pain management, Pediatric, Psychiatric, Public Health, and Woman's health.
- There are free and non-free online courses, so make sure you choose what suitable for you.
- Go to
https://www.nurse.com and create a new account for you. Please note that during registration it will ask you to fill out the information of your U.S., Canada, or Philippines address. If you do not have an address in these countries, you can use any previous address or family address in the mentioned countries since we do not need the hard copy of the certificate to be mailed.
- You can choose from courses on the right column, then go to the left column, and choose free online courses or you can choose an advanced practice nurse courses, which you have to pay for.
- There is a short quiz after the course completed.
- In order to get the certificate of completion, you have to pass the quiz first. Please make sure to visit your profile page, and click on “My transcript" and then download your certificate for your own record. Please see the attachment of certificate of completion as an example.
- Nurse.com does not warrant that all professional organizations or licensing authorities will accept its CE contact hours. If in doubt, nurses are advised to contact their professional organizations or licensing authorities to confirm their acceptance of these contact hours.
Access Continuing Education, Inc. is a provider of web-based, New York State mandated continuing education for multiple professionals needing specific courses to obtain or maintain state licensure.
- Access Continuing Education, Inc. has been approved by the New York State Education Department as a provider of the state mandated courses on Child Abuse Identification and Reporting, Infection Control and Prevention of School Violence for all New York State licensed professionals.
- Upon successful completion of these courses your Certificate of Completion is immediately available for you to print.
- Recognized as a global leader of continuing medical education (CME), myCME provides healthcare professionals with relevant, engaging, and actionable education that positively impacts clinical performance and patient outcomes.
- Certified activities posted on myCME cover multiple relevant and timely therapeutic topics and are developed in collaboration with prominent academic institutions, medical societies/associations, Haymarket Medical Education, and other quality accredited providers.
- Offers hundreds of highly credible, complimentary online CME/CE programs certified by ACCME-accredited providers for clinicians across the full spectrum of medical specialties
- Displays courses pertinent to clinicians' specific clinical interests, with personalized content displayed based on Specialty and Profession
- Lists courses in similar specialties and disease topics together in comprehensive Learning Centers and Specialty/Topic pages
- Includes a robust Marketplace offering exam preparation, question banks, board reviews, pharmacology packages, state-required courses, and more
- Provides instant grading of tests and issuance of certificates for CME/CE credit, which are tracked and saved in a convenient CME History
How do I sign up for myCME? Registering for myCME is free and easy. To create an account, go to the black box labeled "Sign Me Up!" at the top right of our homepage, fill in the required information, then click the blue 'Sign Up For Free!" button. You're all set!
- The majority of our CME/CE/CPE programs are 100% free of charge. We also offer a variety of user-paid programs, such as our popular Rutgers PANCE/PANRE Review Course, NPACE Pharmacology Packages for Nurse Practitioners, Board Review Courses for a variety of specialties, and more. Paid courses are clearly labeled
Association of Women Health, Obstetrics, and neonatal nurses and (AWHONN):