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59 Online Courses and Counting!

Since 1998, the Learning Extension has reached over 530,000 nurses over 120 countries! This online catalog can help you select the best course for you, while obtaining the specifics of each course such as:

  • Continuing education (CE) credit
  • Subscription length
  • Audience (who the course is designed for)
  • Full description, course objectives and requirements
  • Technology requirements, authors and testimonials from nurses who have completed the course

Be sure to check out our course tour videos for the NCLEX review, Transition to Practice and continuing education courses for an overview of course features.

A brief summary of each course is found below. To view detailed information on each course, simply select the course in the main menu above.

NCLEX Review Courses

NCSBN's Review for the NCLEX-PN Examination

NCSBN's Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination

Access over 2,000 pages of comprehensive content, exam practice questions and many other interactive tools designed to help you succeed.  Choose from four different subscription lengths to maximize your learning.

Transition to Practice

Transition to Practice (TTP) is a six-month program comprised of five courses for new nurses.

Course 1: Communication & Teamwork
Develop situational awareness that helps your team operate more effectively and prevents harm to patients. 4.0 Contact Hours. Included in TTP Program Package for US$150. US$40 for individual registration.

Course 2: Patient- & Family-centered Care
Promote your patient’s recovery by incorporating their culture and values while engaging their support network. 4.0 Contact Hours. Included in TTP Program Package for US$150. US$40 for individual registration.

Course 3: Evidence-based Practice
Make a real contribution to your team as you access, share, and implement the latest research.  4.0 Contact Hours. Included in TTP Program Package for US$150. US$40 for individual registration.

Course 4: Quality Improvement
Participate in processes that continuously improve the outcomes of care.  4.0 Contact Hours. Included in TTP Program Package for US$150. US$40 for individual registration.

Course 5: Informatics
Effectively use technology to create usable information that supports the practice of nursing.  4.0 Contact Hours. Included in TTP Program Package for US$150. US$40 for individual registration.

Course for Preceptors: Helping Nurses Transition to Practice  
Foster the growth of new graduate nurses by embracing the role of teacher, coach and protector.  2.0 Contact Hours. US$30. Not included in the TTP program package.

Standards of Practice

Ethics of Nursing
Balance your values and the right of your patient to self-determination. 4.8 contact hours. US$30.

Disciplinary Actions: What Every Nurse Should Know
Protect your nurse licensure by learning about the regulations that govern nursing practice. 4.8 contact hours. US$30.

Nurse Practice Acts
Learn what state laws govern your practice of nursing. 1.0-2.0 contact hours. US$15.

Professional Accountability & Legal Liability for Nurses
Explore the legal liability of your decisions as a nurse. 5.4 contact hours. US$30.

Righting A Wrong: Ethics and Professionalism in Nursing
Renew your commitment to ethical and professional conduct. 3.0 contact hours. US$30.

Compassionate Care

Explore how cultural diversity in healthcare affects your practice of nursing. 6.0 contact hours. US$30.

End-of-Life Care
Provide compassionate end-of-life care and improve pain management. 3.0 contact hours. US$30.

Professional Boundaries in Nursing
Protect your patients, your license and the profession. 3.0 contact hours. US$30.

Managing Patient Outcomes

Documentation: A Critical Aspect of Client Care
Help doctors prescribe care based on accurate information; prevent errors. 5.4 contact hours. US$30.

Medication Errors: Causes & Prevention
Detect, prevent and report medication errors and near misses. 4.0 contact hours. US$30.

Patient Privacy
Learn how building a stronger trust with patients can lead to better outcomes. 5.4 contact hours. US$30.

Sharpening Critical Thinking Skills
Think on your feet in today's highly complex health environment. 3.6 contact hours. US$30.

Relationships with Co-Workers

Acclimation of International Nurses into U.S. Nursing Practice
Identify challenges and find resources to help you in the process of becoming a nurse in the U.S. 6.6 contact hours. US$30.

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. 3.0 contact hours. US$0.

Understanding Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
Acquire the attitudes, skills and knowledge you need to get colleagues the help they need, while protecting the public.  4.0 contact hours. US$0.

Nursing Instruction

Assessment of Critical Thinking
Assess your students' critical thinking by learning to convert test questions into higher-level items. 15.6 contact hours. US$90.

Test Development and Item Writing
Learn the nitty-gritty aspects of test writing from those who guided the development of the NCLEX exam. 17.5 contact hours. US$90.

Understanding the NCLEX - A Guide for Nursing Educators
Grow in your NCLEX knowledge as you navigate through the history, format, testing method and process. US$30.

Journal of Nursing Regulation - CE Articles

Keep up on the latest in research and practice affecting nursing regulation. Review the list of available JNR articles, register online, pass the accompanying posttest and receive contact hours. Contact hours vary. US$15.