Continuing Education Offerings

Designed for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists

In addition to instantly getting the information they need, your nurses and respiratory therapists can have 24/7 access to online resources to meet their continuing education needs.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

  • Children's Hospital Association is an ANCC accredited provider of continuing nursing education (CNE).
  • We offer approximately 100 CNE contact hours in as many different topic areas related to caring for the pediatric or neonatal patient.
  • Topics with associated contact hours may include: Acquired Heart Disease in Children, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Domestic Violence, Neonatal Seizures, Neonatal Skin Care, Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU, Preventing Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections, Preventing Surgical Site Infections.

Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE)

  • Many of our courses meet the national standards of the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC).
  • We offer approximately 50 CRCE units in as many different topic areas related to caring for the pediatric or neonatal patient, specific to Respiratory Therapists. 
  • Topics with associated contact hours may include: Acquired Heart Disease in Children, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Mechanical Ventilation: Introduction to Pediatric Practices, Preventing Ventilator-associated Pneumonia, Respiratory Inhalation Medications

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

  • We offer some topics for continuing medical education (CME) applicable for physicians. Credits are provided by our partner organization, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City.
  • Topics with associated contact hours may include: Building Effective Teams, Leadership Essentials: Core Characteristics and Techniques, Patient Safety for Leaders, Pressure Injuries: Staging Assessment.