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Continuing Education

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) is designed to improve the professional practice of nursing and to positively impact patient, system, and/or population outcomes.  CNE is defined as “learning activities intended to build upon the educational and experiential bases of the professional RN for the enhancement of practice, education, administration, research, or theory development, to the end of improving the health of the public and RNs’ pursuit of their professional career goals.”  (2015 ANCC Primary Accreditation Provider Application Manual, page 23)

American Nurses Credentialing Center: Accredited Provider with DistinctionThe University of Rochester Center for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Additional Information on Contact Hours: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)