Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Nursing: Continuing Education & Certification

This guide has links to databases, evidence-based practice tools, tutorials, and more.

Getting CEUS through CINAHL

UIC Library cancelled its subscription to Nursing Reference Center Plus on June 30, 2021.  CINAHL provides over 150 CEUs that can be taken online. To take the CEUs, click on the CEU Module link for the CEU you are interested in taking within CINAHL then create an account.  Once you are logged in, click on CINAHL Plus with Full Text. Then you can start taking the CEU.

To access any CEUs you have taken in Nursing Reference Center Plus, go to the CINAHL Education website then click on Nursing Reference Center Plus. 

Evidence Based Practice Tutorials

Continuing Education Resources

Some of the sites on this page require registration which is free. Be sure to check the intended audience for each CE module.

Financial Resources for Continuing Education

Other Library Resources with Free CEUs

From within your topic search, select the sub-topic CE that appears in the left hand column. Then scroll through the resulting articles to determine those that have CE credit within them.