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Continuing Education Opportunities

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How to Get Continuing Education Credits for Renewal

UWHC Journal Clubs

Journal Club

Purpose/Intended Audience

Contact Person

How to Access

AFCH Surgical Services Journal Club

To provide AFCH surgical services staff with ongoing education and access to evidence based practice.

Roberta Pawlak

Surgical Services - AFCH Workspace

Ambulatory Journal Club

To provide ambulatory RNs an opportunity to learn about a variety of ambulatory topics.

Deanna Blanchard

Ambulatory Clinics Education Workspace

D6/5 Journal Club (Bimonthly)

To provide progressive care RNs (specifically D6/5) an opportunity to learn about a variety of topics, EBP, and other topics of interest to progressive care

Tamara Zupanc

Contact Tamara Zupanc

Radiology Journal Club (Monthly)

To provide continuing education for RNs in the Radiology Department.

Tracy Palmer

Contact Tracy

Trauma Journal Club

To provide continuing education for RNs caring for trauma patients.


Trauma Nurse Journal Club

Nursing Education and Development Classes

Many class offerings here at UW offer nursing contact hours. Browse the NED Course Catalog for classes and conferences.

Online Continuing Education Credit Resources

(List is not all inclusive)




3M Health Care Academy


  • For nurses, infection preventionists, sterile processing managers and other health care professionals.
  • Requires login
  • Topics include med/surg, drug delivery, health information systems

Center for Disease Control


  • Various infection control and prevention topics
  • Requires login

LGBTQ Patient Centered Care


  • Must register using one of our HEI Facility IDs
  • American Family Children's Hospital: 63452
  • UW Hospital and Clinics: 55636
  • UW Health at The American Center: 67487
  • Our Security Code (for registration on The CAL): HRC



  • Requires login
  • Clinical briefs, patient cases, knowledge and practice

Lippincott’s Nursing Center

$20-30 per course (8-10

  • CESaver subscription $39.95/year - access to over 100 CE activities



  • Several free courses available - selection changes frequently

Wisconsin Nurses Association “Beyond the 50%, Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement”


  • 1.0 contact hour for completing online self-study program

Free for Members

If you are a member of a professional organization, you are likely able to access free continuing education through the organization. See your organization’s website for details. Below are a few examples from some of the larger nursing associations:

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

Free to members

$10 each for non-members

  • Over 200 free CE offerings for AACN members

Oncology Nursing Society

Free/discounted to members

  • Topics in oncology nursing

Patient Population Specific



  • CME and CE Lecture Series includes lectures for physicians and nurses
  • NP/Nurses Corner provides CE courses intended specifically for nurses

Ongoing Face to Face Opportunities

Monthly Carbone Cancer Center Educational Offerings-All offerings are drop-in, no need to register