Continuing Education

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.
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 with links to each program flyer below.  Please check back often as the calendar is updated frequently!

To view the 2020 Calendar of Events, click HERE.

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.

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.

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

NEW COURSE! New York State Mandatory Prescriber Education Guidance

The use of prescription and non-prescription opioids has dramatically increased in New York State. Healthcare providers who prescribe opioids must understand and demonstrate ongoing knowledge in regard to numerous topics. The purpose of this activity is to satisfy the Public Health Law (PHL) §3309-a (3). Click HERE to directly access this new online course offering, or click HERE to access the main e-leaRN™ homepage.

Medical Missions and Disaster Relief

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

For a listing of upcoming Medical Missions, click HERE.

Seminar at Sea

Set sail with NYSNA for the 2020 Seminar at Sea, a seven-day cruise and seminar aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Rhapsody of the Seas!

From May 30 - June 6, 2020, we’ll cruise the Greek Isles roundtrip from Venice (Italy). This year’s seminar is titled, “Squash That Stress: Lifesaving Techniques and Alternative Healing Modalities for Nurses”

Click HERE for more information on this program and a link to online registration, or e-mail

MED-ED’s e-Learning

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.

Click HERE for more information.

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