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Online CNE Courses
Livestream blended courses and single topic recordings offering ANCC nursing contact hours including free courses

Nursing Legal Course Series

This livestream course series will focus on legal aspects of nursing including a review of the RaDonda Vaught criminal case about a medication error, documentation techniques, and testing your legal IQ as a nurse. 

       Series Available

  • RaDonda Vaught: Lessons Learned from a Criminal Case Against a Nurse For a Medication Error, April 25, 2024
  • Surefire Documentation Techniques: What Every Nurse Needs To Know, May 16, 2024
  • Test Your Legal I.Q. for Nurses, June 13, 2024

Basics of ECG Rhythm Interpretation 2024 Livestream (virtual) Online CNE Nursing Course Series

This livestream CNE course series is designed as a beginner overview of ECG rhythm interpretation for cardiac monitoring. 12 lead ECG interpretation is not included. All 2024 course dates are listed and open for registration.

This course will be conducted as a live web stream with an expert instructor and includes hands on practice time interpreting ECG rhythms along with self-paced assignments.

Included in the registration fee is a set of digital calipers and the "Basic ECG Redbook" a comprehensive workbook. 

January, March, May, July, September, & November Dates Available.

Perianesthesia CNE Nursing Curriculum

This Perianesthesia CNE Nursing Curriculum is designed to train nurses new to the perianesthesia nursing specialty. This curriculum is based on the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) scope and standards of practice. It contains thirteen online modules that are self-directed learning and are intended to be completed over multiple weeks during clinical orientation. Topics include phases of perianesthesia nursing, airway management, organ systems, anesthesia agents, moderate sedation, emergent situations, patient education, pain management, nausea & vomiting, and discharge.

Finding and Keeping Top Talent: Nursing Recruitment and Retention Strategies Online CNE Nursing Course

This online CNE nursing course focuses on nursing recruitment and retention strategies. An overview of national trends, evidence-based practices, and novel approaches will be included.

Academic Clinical Nurse Educator Online CNE Nursing Course

This online CNE nursing course is intended for nurses who will function in the specialty area of nursing practice known as the academic clinical nurse educator (ACNE) role. In this role, the ACNE reports to the academic institution while conducting student experiences in the clinical setting. This course will prepare learners for active clinical supervision, grading expectations, providing feedback to students, and evaluation (formative & summative) of students. The course will also provide resources for the ACNE role, promote development of clinical judgment, and address population considerations, including generational differences, diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and promotion of mental health and self-care for students.

Intramuscular Injections Online CNE Nursing Course

This online CNE nursing course is designed to provide an overview of intramuscular (IM) injections. Content reviews the deltoid, vastus lateralis, and ventrogluteal injection sites including anatomical landmarks for locating each with return demonstration scenarios on different patients. Correct steps for administration of immunizations and other IM injections along with precaution considerations are also included.

Motivational Interviewing Strategies to Promote Behavior Change Online CNE Nursing Course

This education will provide nurses with motivational interviewing skills to collaboratively communicate with patients to promote lifestyle changes and engage patients to create an individualized care plan to manage their chronic disease.  

Ambulatory Nurse Visits Online CNE Nursing Course

This online CNE nursing course provides an overview of how to create ambulatory nurse visits in your organization. Topics include stakeholder buy-in, nursing scope of practice, nurse-initiated protocols, scheduling, billing & reimbursement, nursing education, and data management.

Nursing & Social Work Grand Rounds Online Courses

These online CNE nursing courses are designed for nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals in all care settings and specialties. Topics include communication, ethics, wellness, workplace violence, compassion fatigue, opioid & substance abuse disorders, and many more. Patient scenarios, tools & strategies, and everyday application into practice are presented.

Preceptor Basics Online CNE Nursing Course

This is a beginner course for nurses new to the preceptor role. Includes common terms, assessing learning styles, giving constructive feedback, competency validation, and strategies for promoting critical thinking. 

Effective Communication in Healthcare Online Course

This online course has been designed to help healthcare providers in all disciplines enhance communication with their patients as well as colleagues. Interactions with patients and colleagues are opportunities to develop trust and exert a positive influence. This course will provide communication skills and strategies to have thoughtful, empathic and effective conversations. Topics include boundary setting, non-verbal communication, giving effective feedback, infusing empathy into written communication, and dealing with a variety of challenging communication scenarios. Multiple demonstrations will be given using standardized patients.

Advancing Care Through Genomics: Essentials for Nursing Practice-Online CNE/CME Courses

Genomic testing and genomic medicine are both rapidly growing fields, and the American Nurses Association recognizes that all nurses have a role in delivering genetics/genomics services to patients and families. Clinical advances have resulted in the introduction of genomics into practices ranging from primary care to oncology to critical care. These courses have been designed to provide nurses and health care staff with broad education in genomics and were specifically developed to translate genomic science into practice.

Free Online CNE Courses
Free recorded online sessions offering ANCC nursing contact hours

Care of Textured Hair and Skin of Color Free Online CNE Nursing Course

This online CNE nursing course provides information about the biology of textured hair and skin of color down to the follicular and lipid level. Several demonstration videos are included for care of braids, long hair, medium length hair, low haircuts, and care of skin. Many products are discussed for specific purposes.

Care of the Transgender and Gender Diverse Patient Free Online CNE Nursing Course

This free online CNE course provides a general overview of caring for transgender and gender diverse patients including creating a safe and trusting healthcare environment. Included in this self-guided module are common terms and definitions, gender and sexual orientation, gender congruence, use of personal pronouns, case scenarios for the workplace and patient care, and patient stories sharing their journey.

Youth E-Cigarette Use What Nurses Need to Know Free Online CNE Nursing Course

This free online course will discuss youth vaping and how this has been deemed an epidemic by the FDA and the U.S. Surgeon General. Attendees will learn the basics of e-cigarettes, the risks of youth vaping, current trends, and youth-specific cessation resources.

Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection Free Online CNE Nursing Course

This free online CNE course provides basic instructions how to perform a nasopharyngeal swab collection. Topics include personal protective equipment along with donning and doffing procedure, specimen collection equipment, anatomical landmarks for nasopharyngeal swabbing, and differentiation of types of swab collection based on virus being tested.

Covid-19 Manual Prone Positioning Free Online CNE Nursing Course

This free online CNE course describes the process for manual prone positioning therapy and subsequent ongoing assessment and management of intubated patients.