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College of Nursing

Online Courses

Our online courses are convenient, fast-paced, & informative

The MSU College of Nursing provides opportunities for nurses to update skills through a variety of online educational programs. The courses allow nurses to gain or refresh skills at a rate that fits their busy schedules.

Pathophysiology Refresher Course
Preparing for an Advanced Pathophysiology Course? Has it been a while since you studied pathophysiology? Please join us for this online continuing nursing education activity. This interactive course is primarily asynchronous with 4 synchronous discussions scheduled to accommodate participant schedules.

Precepting for Success Modules 1-4
This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering focuses on precepting skills for nursing professionals. Whether you are a “seasoned” nursing preceptor or someone who is newly developing these skills, these modules are designed to acquire new knowledge on the topic and apply lessons learned to clinical practice.

Human Trafficking: Introduction for Healthcare Providers  
This self-paced revised continuing nursing education (CNE) offering is developed to raise awareness of human trafficking, which is becoming increasingly prevalent in Michigan, in the United States and globally. The aim of the Human Trafficking: Introduction for Healthcare Providers module is to educate nurses and provide tools and strategies to assist in the care of victims of human trafficking. The content of the module complies with the standards of training of human trafficking as required by the Michigan Board of Nursing (MBON), effective January 6, 2017.

Immunization Review and Update
This online offering serves the goal of improving nurses’ basic knowledge of immunizations; and to improve awareness of potential barriers to administration of immunizations, particularly within rural health settings.

Wound and Ostomy Care: Basics and Troubleshooting
This online offering serves the goal of improving nurse’s basic assessment knowledge related to wound and ostomies; and to improve awareness of appropriate interventions and products used on patients in practice, including referral to a WOCN, potentially.

Intimate Partner Violence: Assessment and Treatment Options for Healthcare Providers
Learn about the evidence, assessment and interventions appropriate to care for persons at risk for, or suffering from intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault (SA) and/or human trafficking (HT).