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Free Nursing CE Courses

Enjoy free nursing CEs from Simply pick a course below, review the content and take the assessment. Once you earn a score of 80% or more on your post-test, you will be able to immediately download your completion certificate for absolutely free. It's that easy!

Remember to check back frequently as we will be adding additional free CEs for nurses regularly. If you need additional contact hours or need to review your state requirements, please visit our CEs Courses page.

Avoiding Nurse Burnout Nursing CE Course

This course reviews relevant terminology and statistics related to nurse burnout, including the impact of burnout on the nurse and the healthcare organization. This course will also examine the risk factors and clinical manifestations of burnout. Finally, this course will review prevention and management strategies that can reduce the incidence of nurse burnout.

Tobacco Dependence and Treatment for RNs and LPNs Nursing CE Course

This course provides an overview of tobacco dependence, its effects on health, and evidence-based management strategies. It offers nurses guidance and resources to help patients with smoking cessation.

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Free Nursing CE FAQs

Free CEUs (Continuing Education Unit) is a term used in nursing education. They are a great way to expand the knowledge and earn credits. The courses on this page will help you take care of two things at once: expanding the knowledge and tools to improve outcomes for your patients and their families, while also earning free CEUs.
NursingCE is a resource for nurses working across all healthcare professions and specialties, and who are looking to earn free nursing CEU credits for license renewal or professional development: Registered Nurses, Licensed practical/vocational nurses, and Advanced Practice Nurses. We offer you the chance to earn your CEU credits - completely free.
Technically, one CEU is equal to ten contact hours, but many people use the terms interchangeably. For more detailed information about CEU and CE, check out FAQs at the bottom of our homepage.
By clicking on the specific course page, you’ll find how many CEUs you can earn after completing them.
Yes, however, the exact requirements of CEUs vary by state. You can find more information about your state's specific requirements on our homepage.
In order to renew a RN license, a registered nurse may have to earn a specific number of contact hours, complete a state specific required CE course, or complete 30 hours of professional nursing activities. Requirements vary state by state.
In order to renew a LPN/LVN license, a licensed practical nurse may be required to complete a specific number of contact hours, a state specific required CE course, or 30 hours of professional nursing activities. Requirements vary state by state.
When you complete an online CE course, your completion certificate will be issued and available for you to download in your dashboard.