Nursing CEU’s vs Contact Hours: What’s the Difference?

By Kathy Quan RN BSN PHN

With the eye always on improving quality of patient care and outcomes, the healthcare industry has focused on a lifelong learning process. The philosophy of Continuing Education is to enhance professional practice as well as to learn about advances in healthcare all in the interest of professional development to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes.…

What’s Wrong with Free Nursing CEUs?

By Kathy Quan RN BSN PHN

So, what’s wrong with Free Nursing CEUs; or is there anything wrong? There are many sources offering free nursing CEUs for a variety of reasons and they each need to be considered when considering this question. Employer Continuing Education Units for Nurses Perhaps the most common source of free Continuing Education Units for nurses and other health care professionals is the…

The Importance of Nursing Continuing Education – Nursing CE

By Kathy Quan RN BSN PHN

Nursing is a lifelong learning process. You never learn everything you need to know in nursing school. However, the most important thing you learn is that if you don’t know something, or have never performed a procedure, you must ask for assistance and, when necessary, supervision. The field of medicine and healthcare is constantly evolving…