Continuing Nursing Education Online Resources

For Greenwich Hospital Staff only

Nursing CE Web Sites

www.ons.org - The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) site includes a Nursing Education tab which links to online courses, Webcasts, virtual sessions, conferences, etc. ($ varies depending on course)

http://cme.yale.edu/ - Healthstream Learning Center offers free continuing education programs from accredited healthcare organizations.

www.learnwell.org - Online continuing education for nurses, counselors, nurse administrators, etc. The emphasis is on short courses that promote ethics and population health promotion/disease prevention. ($8.00 per credit hour)

medi-smart.com/tutorials.htm - Online cardiac and critical-care patient simulators and interactive tutorials are offered at this site. The highly interactive scenarios are designed to help doctors, nurses, paramedics, and students learn and "practice" critical clinical skills and earn credits at the user's pace. ($ varies depending on course)

www.nursece.com (National Center of Continuing Education) - All courses accepted for continuing education for license renewal in all states, plus many professional organizations requiring continuing education. National Center of Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing education of nursing by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. ($ varies depending on course)

http://www.nellcor.com/educ/onlineed.aspx - Through this website, Nellcor and Puritan Bennett offer accredited online continuing education courses for nurses and respiratory care practitioners. These educational programs focus on cardiopulmonary physiology and disease, ventilator management strategies and relevant technology. The self-paced courses include convenient post-testing and a printable certificate upon course completion.

www.powerpak.com - Power-Pak C.E.® is the source of continuing education for healthcare professionals. The accredited programs assist in meeting the requirements of licensure. Power-Pak C.E.® online provides continuing education for the broad spectrum of health professions. This site features a searchable database of accredited courses on the latest therapeutics for today's healthcare professions. Power-Pak C.E.® online customizes this site for each visitor by creating a personal participant profile. Registered participants may update their contact information, take an exam, receive instant grading, view their exam history, and print certificates for successfully completed programs at any time. Monthly notifications will be sent to participants notifying of new courses available on the site.

www.meniscus.com - A wide variety of programs (online, electronic, and print) are available at no charge to participants, thanks to unrestricted educational grants from various sources

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html - Click on Continuing Education link, located on the left screen bar.

www.medscape.com/medscapetoday/cme - Free CE courses for nurses, pharmacists and physicians.

allnurses.com/Nursing_Continuing_Education - The largest and most active online nursing forum community where 195,000+ nurses from around the world discuss all things related to nursing. Participants are required to register for a free account in order to gain full access.