The power of professional practice!
Wondering how to grow your nursing career?

Whatever nursing setting you practice in, your key to long-term growth is professional development. Increasing your professional nursing skills through nursing continuing education allows you to:
    •    Work more competently and confidently.
    •    Develop leadership skills for future career growth.
    •    Provide the highest level of patient care!

Online nursing continuing education that makes a real difference!

At the NCSBN Learning Extension, we have identified skill and knowledge sets that empower nurses to establish and prolong their careers. Our nursing CE courses allow you to gain core competencies from renowned nursing experts.

CourseCompetencies include...
Righting a Wrong: Ethics and Professionalism in Nursing Renew your commitment to ethical and professional conduct.
Nurse Practice Acts

Learn what state laws govern your practice of nursing.

Ethics of Nursing Practice

Balance your values and the right of your patient to self-determination.

Professional Accountability & Legal Liability for Nurses

Explore the legal liability of your decisions as a nurse.

Disciplinary Actions: What Every Nurse Should Know

Protect your nursing license by learning how to minimize the risk of disciplinary action.

Diversity: Building Cultural Competence

Explore how cultural diversity in health care impacts your practice of nursing.

End-of-Life Care & Pain Management

Improve pain management and provide compassionate end-of-life care.

Respecting Professional Boundaries

Set appropriate boundaries to protect you and your client from “crossing the line.”

Sharpening Critical Thinking Skills

Think on your feet in today’s highly complex health environment.

Medication Errors: Detection & Prevention

Understand dangers and minimize risk of nursing medication errors.

Patient Privacy

Build a stronger trust with patients that can lead to better outcomes.

Documentation: A Critical Aspect of Client Care

Help doctors prescribe care based on accurate nurse charting.

Acclimation of International Nurses into U.S. Nursing Practice

Overcome challenges and find resources to help you in the process of becoming a nurse in the U.S.

Delegating Effectively

Manage a heavier caseload by implementing the “who, what, where and when” of nurse delegation.

Journal of Nursing Regulation CE Articles

Read the article and take the accompanying posttest to receive contact hours.

Understanding Substance Use Disorder in Nursing Learn why nurses are at risk, examine warning signs and explore options for treatment and recovery.
Nurse Manager Guidelines for Substance Use Disorder

Learn management skills to proactively prevent, detect and intervene when you suspect a nurse is suffering from SUD.