Free CE for Nurses

Free nurse CE courses to help you meet your state nursing continuing education requirements. Accredited by the ANCC and accepted by your state nursing board.

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Management of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) for Nurses
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How to earn your free CE for registered nurses

What do I need to do to earn free nurse CE hours?

To earn free nursing CE credits online, add any of the free CE courses listed above to your cart and complete the checkout process as prompted. The courses will be added to your cart at $0 and you will not be charged. Once you complete the purchase process, you can complete each CE activity in your student dashboard. You can log in to your student dashboard here and can find your free courses under the “My Courses” tab on the left after you have completed the checkout process from this page.

Where can I find free nursing continuing education?

You can find the most up-to-date list of Elite Learning free CE courses for nurses on this page, where they are regularly added and updated. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to receive new free nursing CE alerts straight to your inbox so you never miss a new free CE course.

How do I access my certificate after completing free CE courses?

By completing the checkout process to access your course, you ensure that your free CE courses and certificates are accessible in your dashboard and that they will be sent to the appropriate reporting body, where applicable. After completing a free course, you can find your certificates by clicking the “Certificates” tab on the left side of your dashboard where you can download and print them at any time. 

Can I earn free nursing CE online?

Yes! Elite Learning offers free online CE for nurses in your favorite online formats, including text, video and podcasts.

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