CE Courses


At ADVANCE, we know how crazy your schedule can be. That’s why we created this huge database of convenient continuing education courses for nurses. Here you’ll find plenty of nursing CE opportunities accessible from anywhere you can get online.

These courses make it easy to stay up to date with the latest industry trends and satisfy your state CE requirements. Plus, we add fresh courses every week, so there’s always something new to explore.

Click on any of the topics below to go to the outline of that particular course. From there, you can access course materials, take the test and submit a secure payment. Your score and certificate are processed immediately once you achieve a passing grade.

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CE: Infection Prevention in Postoperative Patients



After reading this article, the learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the transmission of surgical site related infections
  2. Understand the importance of proper use of personal protective equipment
  3. Describe the mechanisms to prevent the transmission of organisms

This offering expires on December 13, 2019
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)
Cost: $8

CE: LGBT Health

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After reading the article, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify causes of healthcare disparity in the LGBT population.
  2. Name risks that are increased in LGBT groups.
  3. Suggest changes to increase LGBT access to primary care.

This offering expires on November 15, 2019
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)
Cost: $8

CE: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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After reading this article, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for ADHD and explain the importance of obtaining a thorough history in formulating a diagnosis.
  2. Describe four ways in which ADHD affects patients with ADHD and those around them.
  3. Identify three behavioral approaches to managing ADHD and explain the importance of a patient-centered approach to behavior management.
  4. Describe the pharmacologic treatment of ADHD.

This offering expires on October 17, 2019
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)
Cost: $8

CE: Decoding Breast Reconstruction

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1. Understand the mechanisms of different reconstruction options available.
2. Understand potential complications of different reconstruction methods.
3. Understand and apply the role of primary care provider in post-reconstruction care.

This offering expires on October 3, 2019
Course Material: Decoding Breast Reconstruction
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)
Cost: $8