Online Nursing Continuing Education Courses: Options for Travel Nurses

Working on a travel nursing assignment doesn’t give you a “pass” to neglect your continuing education responsibilities. The rise of online education has made it very easy for healthcare professionals to continue their CE program of study anywhere in the country.

Read more below about just some of your options.

RN.com offers continuing education courses online that are ANCC accredited. Many are free. New courses offered include:

  • Pain Assessment In Your Spanish Speaking Patient: ¿Tiene dolor?
  • Hazards of Heparin
  • Lab Values: Interpreting Chemistry and Hematology for Adult Patients
  • Critical Thinking: IV Calculations
  • Spotlight on Antihypertensives

Some of their free courses (sponsored by different healthcare organizations) include:

  • Managing Cardiac Conditions During Labor and Delivery
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke Management
  • Prevention of Sharps Injuries in Surgical Settings
Sigma Theta Tau International provides online CE courses that are, according to its website, “designed to help individual nurses improve their specific skill set.”

The organization also offers CE courses in workplace issues, leadership and professional development.

Courses are offered through the New York University College of Nursing.

Some of their online offerings include courses in:

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Assessment and Prevention of Falls in Older People
  • HIV in Aging: HIV/AIDS Issues in Aging Populations
  • Nurse Manager Certificate Program
  • Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse
  • Transforming Nursing Practice through Evidence: The Joanna Briggs Institute Approach

CE.Nurse.com also offers fee and free CE courses online.

Free courses include:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Evidence-Based Effective Nursing Leadership
  • P. Aeruginosa Proves to Be a Tough Foe
  • Collaborative Strategies in Perinatal Quality Improvement

Newest courses include:

  • HIV/AIDS Guidelines
  • Preventing Medication Errors
  • Sexual Assault and Rape
  • Medical Errors

One of the benefits of working as a travel nurse with MedPro Healthcare Staffing is the fact that, we will pay up to $100 a year for pre-approved CE courses. Contact us today to learn more about the great benefits working as a traveling nurse for us provides you!

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