Continuing Education

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The Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care Program offers a variety of valuable, practical courses to meet your clinical and administrative needs.

Villanova University College of Nursing has achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This prestigious honor recognizes our continuing education program as of the highest quality and worthy of public confidence.

Courses on Campus

Campus offerings are held at Driscoll Hall, home of the College of Nursing and its state of the art nursing labs and facilities.

For a full listing of our upcoming offerings visit our Courses page.

Certificate Progams

The Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care Program has developed creative, targeted and highly successful certificate programs for clinicians, researchers, educators, managers and executives. To learn more visit our Certificate Programs page.

Learn more about our MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and  Education. The Center is to serve as a model for education and research that promotes healthy weight management and the prevention and reduction of obesity-related diseases across the lifecycle.

Questions? Contact CE Progam Assistant Louisa Zullo at 610.519.4930  or

Mandatory CE

Continuing education is mandatory for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware RN relicensure. Please see your State Board Website for specific requirements:

Child Abuse Recognition & Reporting

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This online course is approved by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and complies with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs continuing education requirements for healthcare professionals. Completion of this course will award two contact hours of training in accordance with Act 31 of 2014 entitled “Child Abuse: Recognition and Reporting” that took effect January 1, 2015.

Accreditation Information

ANCC Accredited Provider

Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In June 2013 accreditation was granted with distinction, the highest recognition awarded.

CPE Accredited Provider

Villanova University College of Nursing  / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

ACSM Approved Provider

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) meets the official criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2015 - 2018).  Providership # 698849

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