Finding a Nursing CEU Online
To satisfy the requirement of the critical care CEU, online nursing students need to look no further than the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) itself. Members of the organization receive free access to the more than 300 CE courses, which offer between one and four contact hours, span all categories, and cover topics such as “Genetics and Susceptibility to Malignant Hyperthermia" and “End-of-Life Care in the Critical Care Unit for Patients With Heart Failure."
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins(3)
Accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC), online critical care nursing course products for continuing education meet with California’s, DC’s and FL’s approval, as well as TX requirements for home study CEUs. More than 300 available learning options provide between two and four credits. Costs vary: some courses are priced at $18 while others cost as much as $33; available titles include “Getting to the Heart of Back and Shoulder Pain" and “Sepsis alert: Avoiding the shock."
Gannett Healthcare Group(4)
Also recognized by the ANCC, Gannett brings plenty a nursing critical care CEU online in the form of print, basic online interactivity and also podcasts. Some are JCAHO relevant while others are specifically geared to advance practice nurses. Contact hours vary from one to six hours. Titles include “ABC’s of Emergency Burn Management" and “Preventing Medication Errors." Costs range from $10 to approximately $50.