Continuing Education

Bulletin Offerings

Participants must read the Continuing Education article, online reference documents (if applicable), and submit a completed evaluation in order to earn contact hours. Verification of participation will be noted by online registration.

The North Carolina Board of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Effective December 2017, the North Carolina Board of Nursing has shifted summative evaluation of its contact hour online educational offerings from objective to outcome measures for the purpose of all North Carolina Board of Nursing Continuing Education Bulletin articles/offerings listed on the Board of Nursing website.

The objective should be considered in the same context as a program outcome.

Staying Inside the Lines: The Importance of Boundaries in Coordination of Care (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Winter 2024
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with increased knowledge related to the coordination of care, creating a PLLC, and avoiding boundary violations.?
  • There is no registration fee.

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

The Role of Nursing Empowerment: An Integrative Literature Review (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Fall 2023
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with knowledge of the impacts of empowerment in nursing practice.
  • There is no registration fee

 

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Delegation : What are the Nurse's Responsibilities? (2.0 CHs)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2013
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with information about the delegation and to enhance the nurse's knowledge, skills and application of delegation principles.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Accepting an Assignment (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Winter 2023
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with increased knowledge in the nursing Administrative Code practice setting variables for accepting a nursing assignment.
  • There is no registration fee.

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

North Carolina Trends in Nursing Education and the Nursing Workforce (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Fall 2022
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with knowledge of state regulations governing pre-licensure nursing education programs and the relationship between nursing education and the nursing workforce.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

The Role of Leadership in Prevention of Horizontal Violence in Nursing (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Summer 2022
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with knowledge regarding the identification of bullying behaviors and interventions to address the behaviors.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Resilience: A Key to Safe Nursing Practice (1.5 CHs)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Winter 2022
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with knowledge regarding the definition of resilience, challenges to resilience, strategies for enhanced resilience and?resources to support professional and personal resilience.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

North Carolina’s Guide to Diabetes Prevention and Management 2020: Resources for Nurses to Take Action (.5 CHs)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin – Winter 2022
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • Outcome: Participants will gain increased knowledge of the burden and impact of diabetes in North Carolina, and how to access tools and resources within the NC Guide to Diabetes Prevention and Management 2020.
  • There is no registration fee.

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation

Negligent Nursing Practice: What You Need to Know (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2021
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with:
    • increased knowledge of violations of the Nursing Practice Act related to negligence
  • There is no registration fee.

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Patient Care and Documentation: The Balancing Act (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2021
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with increased knowledge related to the ability to:
    • identify requirements of Federal, State, and Regulatory bodies for nursing documentation
    • recognize that quality nursing documentation is linked to better patient outcomes
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.


 

Nursing Regulatory Agencies and Advocacy Organizations: What is the Difference? (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Summer 2023
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide information on the differences between the North Carolina Board of Nursing, the North Carolina Nurses Association, and their policy-related activities.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Implications for use of Marijuana and Marijuana Containing Products Among Nurses (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2020
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with:
    • enhanced knowledge of federal and North Carolina laws related to the legal use of marijuana
    • understanding that the legal use of marijuana and CBD oil would not be a defense for THC positive drug screens
  • There is no registration fee

Continuing Education Offering

 

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Am I Within My Scope? (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2019
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to increase the nurse’s knowledge of the legal scope of practice and Board of Nursing resources (decision trees and Position Statements) to effectively recognize and prevent situations that may exceed legal scope.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Protect Your Nursing License: Safe Handling, Administration, and Documentation of Controlled Substances (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2019
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide information for nurses regarding best practices for handling, documenting, and administering controlled substances within a variety of healthcare settings while staying attuned to the signs of substance abuse and diversion.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation. 

Continuing Competence Self-Assessment: Have You Met Your Professional Responsibility? (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article:  North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2018
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to assist nurses in being able to describe and implement the self-assessment step of the continuing competence process.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation

Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Nursing (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2018
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to increase awareness of the North Carolina legislative rule related to boundary violations and sexual misconduct, and assist nurses in understanding what constitutes a boundary violation and sexual misconduct as well as the necessity to avoid these behaviors.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

What Nurses Need to Know about Informatics, Social Media, and Security! (1.9 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2017
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • Advances in technology, telehealth, and an increasing global focus have had major impacts on the health care workforce. The purpose of this article is to provide information about current trends related to electronic information use and social networking as related to nursing practice. 
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

What Could Happen: The Consequences of "Practice Drift" ... Is it Worth the Risk? (1.5 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2016
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to assist nurses in understanding and identifying practice drift and how to eliminate/mitigate effects. 
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Development of Sanctioning Guidelines for Public Discipline in Nursing Regulation: The North Carolina Board of Nursing Journey (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2016
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to increase each individual nurse’s understanding of the three (3) phase internal process utilized to develop and implement sanctioning guidelines; the usefulness of guidelines for public discipline in regulatory processes; and measurable outcomes resulting from the implementation of sanctioning guidelines. 
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation forms must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Creating a Healthy Work Environment is Every Nurses' Responsibility (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2015
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to increase understanding of each individual nurse’s responsibility to create and maintain a healthy work environment.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Who's Your Supervisor or Manager? Nursing Practice: The Management and Supervision of Nursing Service (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2015
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to assist nurses in understanding the North Carolina nursing laws and rules regarding the clinical management and supervision of nurses and those to whom they delegate nursing tasks.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Social Networking and Nurses (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2013
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide information about social networking as related to nursing practice, and enhance the nurse's knowledge and application of social networking.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Fitness for Duty includes Getting Your ZZZZs (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2012
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to enhance the knowledge base and practice of the Registered Nurse by outlining the limitations of human performance as it influences fitness for duty and the nurse's ability to practice safely.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Incivility in Nursing (1.0 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2011
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with information about the impact of incivility and strategies to promote a culture of civility.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Public Protection Through Safe Nurse Staffing Practice (.85 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Winter 2011
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to assist nurses in understanding safe staffing practice.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Validation of Nursing Competency: What Does it Mean for You? (.75 CH)
  • Location of Article: North Carolina Nursing Bulletin - Fall 2010
  • Contact Hours Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024
  • The purpose of this article is to assist nurses to understand what validation of competence is and why it is necessary for patient safety and good nursing practice.
  • There is no registration fee

A PDF viewer (like Acrobat Reader) must be installed to view the webcast, print documents and your Contact Hours certificate.

Contact our Practice Department to report issues with viewing the webcast or printing documents. In your message, include your full name and the name of the offering.

After you register, write down your confirmation number.

The registration and evaluation must be completed before you can access and print your Continuing Education certificate. You must print your certificate immediately following completion of evaluation.

Last Changed: 23-May-2024