Continuing Nursing Education

Lifelong learning is the responsibility of the professional nurse and is essential to maintain and increase competence in nursing practice. Continuing professional nursing competence is essential to the provision of safe, quality health care. The nurse actively partners with the nursing professional development educator in the educational process and in the maintenance of the nurse’s continuing professional nursing competence.

Services and Programs offered to provide the professional Nursing Staff the opportunity to progress in his/her specialty are as follows:

On-line programming that prepares an RN to work in specialty areas include:

  • Emergency Room Nursing (ENA)
  • Critical Care Nursing: adult and pediatric (AACN)
  • Perioperative Nursing (AORN)
  • NICU nursing
  • Perinatal nursing
  • Access to Lippincott Policy and Procedures; evidence based product from Elsevier
  • Access to CE_Direct , an online continuing education

Instructor –led Nursing certification review courses in the following specialties:

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Progressive Care Nursing
  • Perinatal Nursing
  • NICU Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing-Adult and Pediatric
  • Emergency Care Nursing
  • TNCC-Trauma care
  • Infusion Nursing

New Jersey’s Health Care System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the NJ State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation; and an approved continuing education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Continuing education programs provided to Nursing employees include:

  • Preceptor Course
  • IV Therapy course-Adult and pediatrics
  • Bio-Therapy and Chemotherapy courses:  adult and pediatric
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Management Course
  • Handle with Care course
  • Mock Code Course
  • EKG course:  Basic and 12 Lead Interpretation
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For more information please contact Rose Nagle Girgenti, Director, at 973.754. 3440 or by filling out the form below.

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