The Center for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning at the Indiana University School of Nursing offers a variety of institutes, conferences, webinars, and online courses that enhance your skills, connect you with colleagues, and increase your confidence and marketability.


Featured Workshop: January 13-14, 2022

Improving Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes: Implications for Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialists


Join us for a 2 day virtual workshop, featuring speakers from around the United States discussing a variety of topics designed for the CNS working in perinatal care. This workshop is also open to other professions working in this field who would like to learn more.

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Featured Online Course: Updated for 2021!


**Now including content for new hire/orientee preceptors as well as academic preceptors!**

Online self-study course, complete at your own pace! 

The newly revised version of our popular CNS preceptor prep course now includes content for CNSs serving as preceptors for new hires/orientees!  Many CNSs serve in the preceptor role for both students and new hires, which makes this course a value for learners, employers, and academic institutions alike. 

Participants will earn 3.5 continuing nursing contact hours for completion of the course and will gain skills in organizing preceptor experiences and  providing new and upcoming CNSs with valuable learning experiences. .

Individual, group, and large group institution rates available. Visit the course site for more information! 

 New NO COST Online Activity Available December 2020:



We are excited to announce that we have launched a new online self-study activity that is currently available at no cost to you!

Substance Use Disorders: An Introduction for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals is now available via IU Expand for any nurses, nursing students, or other health professionals to complete on demand. This 1.0 contact hour course provides an introduction to addiction, treatment & recovery, harm reduction, community engagement, and reduction of stigma. Primary focus is on opioid use disorder. 

Click Here to Enroll Today!


How can we help? See below for 2021 activities by date, delivery method, or topic area. ***Information regarding cancellations, date changes, or delivery method changes due to COVID-19 will be posted as we have it. Thank you for your patience.***

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2021 Scheduled Activities

November 17, 2021

Nurse Aide Program Director and Instructor Training Seminar - online live Zoom workshop plus online activity
August 24, 2021 Nurse Aide Program Director/Instructor Training and QMA Director COMBINED Training Session- online live Zoom workshop plus online activity
September 7- October 17, 2021 Getting Started in Nursing Professional Development: Focus on Facilitating Learning - 6-week online course, facilitated by expert instructor


Online Self Study Activities


Activities by Topic Area

Interprofessional Education and Practice
Teaching in Nursing/Nursing Education
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Mental Health Provider/Cultural Competence



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The Indiana University School of Nursing, in partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine, provides continuing education activities under the Joint Accreditation guidelines and standards.

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