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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3:00 PM | University of Maryland School of Nursing, Room 130 The Impact of Social Determinants on the Health and Well-Being of Baltimore’s Communities: A Plan for Action with Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, FAAEM, Commissioner, Baltimore County Health Department.
8:30 AM | Southern Management Corporation Campus Center Individuals with substance use disorders face challenges from multiple sources, including stigma that they lack the will to overcome their addiction.
4:00 PM | School of Nursing, Room 255 The last in a series of four, this lecture provides a systematic presentation on framing effects, informed consents and nocebo effects.