Continuing Education

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health crisis, in-person NYSNA educational programs are being held via virtual sessions until further notice. We are offering multiple educational programs via Zoom Online Meetings - please view the Calendar of Events for the complete list of offerings.

The New York State Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The New York State Nurses Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training “IACET” and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

In order to receive CHs/CEUs, all participants are required to:

  • Attend the entire workshop
  • Complete all in-session program assignments 
  • Complete an evaluation form
  • Complete and return a post-program Survey Monkey® questionnaire and /or complete and return a post-program checklist, where applicable.
  • NEW! Zoom Class Instructions (.pdf)
Calendar of Events

NYSNA offers live workshops throughout the year at its offices, represented facilities and regional meeting locations. The complete Calendar of Events is available below. Please check back often as the calendar is updated frequently!

To view the 2021 Calendar of Events, click HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health crisis, in-person NYSNA educational programs are being held via virtual sessions until further notice. We are offering multiple educational programs via Zoom Online Meetings - please view the Calendar of Events for the complete list of offerings.

NYSNA Workshops

NYSNA’s Nursing Education and Practice program offers workshops throughout the state for all members, with topics including:

  • Documentation: Knowing Your Rights and Responsibilities
  • Accountability in Your RN Practice
  • Understanding Your RN Practice in New York State
  • Violence In The Workplace: Nurse Leaders Organizing a Response and Action Plan

And many others. For a listing of upcoming Workshops, click HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health crisis, in-person NYSNA educational programs are being held via virtual sessions until further notice. We are offering multiple educational programs via Zoom Online Meetings - please view the Calendar of Events for the complete list of offerings.

Certification Review Courses

Certification Review Workshops prepare professional registered nurses who are considering taking the ANCC certification examination in their specialty. Courses are FREE for NYSNA Members, who only pay only a $25. materials fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health crisis, in-person NYSNA educational programs are being held via virtual sessions until further notice. We are offering multiple educational programs via Zoom Online Meetings - please view the Calendar of Events for the complete list of offerings.

  • For workshops held at locations including NYSNA Offices, click HERE.
  • For workshops offered ON-SITE at select healthcare facilities, click HERE.
Seminar at Sea

NYSNA is pleased to announce our annual Seminar-At-Sea returns in 2022! From May 15-22, 2022, enjoy a seven night cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas, visiting Italy, Greece and Croatia.

The 2022 Seminar features “Squash That Stress: Lifesaving Techniques and Alternative Healing Modalities for Nurses.” Discover more details here, including an informational brochure and online registration. Reserve your spot today!

NY State Mandated Courses/e-leaRN™

NYSNA’s online learning system, e-leaRN™, offers free online education courses for NYSNA members. Topics cover New York State mandated courses, including Infection Control Mandated Training and Child Abuse: Identification and Reporting. Click HERE to get started.

Medical Missions/Disaster Relief

During times of widespread disaster, whether natural, industrial, or man-made, nurses are first-line respondents. They contribute professionally and personally for patients around the world. Disaster nursing and nurses are critical to the success of community and population recovery.

NYSNA and the New York Relief Network (NYRN) are pleased to announce the return of our 2021 Medical and Educational Missions. We continue to monitor conditions here and abroad, and will provide updates as they become available. We happy to be resuming NYRN’s important work, and to all of you joining us as we bring the compassion, care, and expertise of NYSNA nurses to where they are most needed around the world. Download the latest NYRN Calendar (.pdf), updated July 13, 2021. Find out more about the NYRN.

MED-ED

NYSNA has partnered with MED-ED’s online learning system to offer certification review classes and other courses. CE post-tests are administered online, with instant results and printable CE Certificates. All NYSNA members receive a 50% discount on course subscriptions.

NEW! Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium 2021

For those nurses interested in learning more about holistic and herbal studies, BotanicalMedicine.org is hosting their annual conference, Building Mental and Physical Resilience with Botanicals, June 4 - 7, 2021. This is a 3-day conference with continuing education credits for naturopathic physicians and nurses.

Topics include:

  • Effective Pain Relief with Botanical and Nutritional Medicine
  • Botanical Medicine Targeting Cancer Stem Cells
  • Panel: Restoring Mental Health in the 21st Century: Managing Chronic Overwhelm
  • Cannabis in Medicine: Applications and Limitations
  • Botanical Therapies for Childhood Asthma

Plus, more!

The provider of these ANCC accredited programs is offering NYSNA members a 30% discount off of registration, bringing the cost from $428 (general registration + CE fee) to $299.60.  To receive the discount, you must enter code: NY279

Learn more about the symposium and register HERE!

Registration Includes: Access to 30 videos for one year (plus extra intensive for those signed up for it); Digital lecture notes and PowerPoints in PDF format to own; Full set of audio recordings to own.  All live presentations are being recorded and will be available in case you can't attend the live event.

Note: The information provided in this symposium is a research resource for health professionals and is not intended to replace diagnosis and treatment by a qualified health care practitioner.