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

Upcoming Events: See More
4:00 PM | University of Maryland School of Nursing Lobby and Auditorium Speaker Phyllis Raynor, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, APRN, will explore the intersection of substance use, mental health conditions, and associated health risks for transgender youth in the United States.
8:30 AM | SMC Campus Center This one-day conference analyzes emerging trends in home and community-based care.
8:00 AM | University of Maryland School of Nursing, Room 130 Fostering a Culture of Health Where People Live, Work, and Play: Implications for Nursing Education and Practice
7:30 AM | University of Maryland School of Nursing This year, SINI will introduce informatics innovations associated with the transition to value-driven care that support practice transformation and quality outcomes.