Professional Education

Lifelong learning for nurses.

Take advantage of both online and in-person learning activities to enhance your professional development through the Office of Professional Education: 

  • continuing education programs for nurses, including symposia, conferences, institutes, and lectures
  • interprofessional continuing education programs in collaboration with the University of Maryland schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Social Work and the Graduate School
  • Nurse Leadership Institute, a yearlong leadership development program
  • online continuing education courses

Accredited Provider with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing CenterThe University of Maryland School of Nursing is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. The Office of Professional Education administers this accreditation program and works with faculty and stakeholders to provide learning activities that meet ANCC standards and provide relevant, effective, and engaging learning activities. 

For more information, call 410-706-3767 or email


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8:00 AM | University of Maryland School of Nursing An interprofessional program designed to enhance health care providers’ knowledge and skills in how to prepare cancer survivors for the challenges of completing treatment.
4:00 PM | UMSON, Auditorium, Room 130 Understanding trauma as a determinant of health and identifying effective methods of trauma-informed care is a first step in responding.
8:30 AM | SMC Campus Center This one-day conference analyzes emerging trends in home and community based care.
4:00 PM | UMSON, Auditorium, Room 130 Our servicemen and women face many issues following deployment, including medical challenges as well as dealing with the effect of their deployment on their families.