Overview

Our Mission:
The Continuing Education Program strives to improve the quality of healthcare by supporting and strengthening the knowledge of nurses. We do this by offering a variety of courses and conferences in a selection of disciplines. We encourage you to review our many offerings and we look forward to speaking with you further about your continuing education needs!


Adult Health: Medical Surgical Review

Join the NCLEX Review course for the two day adult health content review. Class is didactic with a question-and-answer format, and reviews content designated as core competencies in Adult Health. Part of the NCLEX review course.
Boston College

Advanced Psychopharmacology

This course offering is designed to meet the mandatory educational requirement of APRN prescribers and prepare APNs for prescribing psychotropic medications. Course readings, certification review questions and lectures by experts in psychopharmacology are available online. Topics include assessing the need for medication, selection of medication, medical rule-outs, safe and proper monitoring, an...
Boston College

Basic Cardiac & Respiratory Assessment, Interpretation and Intervention

This program is intended for nurses who are interested in refining their cardiac and respiratory assessment skills as well as improving their interpretive capabilities and intervention techniques. Cardiac and respiratory assessments will be reviewed in interactive small groups, and interpretations of assessments will be discussed and practiced in the clinical simulation laboratory. Participants ...
Boston College

Career Transition for Nurses: Returning to the Workforce

This workshop includes career development, resume writing and interview techniques. This course provides nurses with an update on current trends in nursing employment. Guidelines for developing your personal professional portfolio are reviewed. Contact hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Central Line Therapy

This course discusses identification, differentiation and complications associated with all types of central lines: subclavian, jugular, venous access devices, PICCs, and tunneled catheters. A lab component is included. Visit our site for more information: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Central Line Therapy

This course discusses identification, differentiation and complications associated with all types of central lines: subclavian, jugular, venous access devices, PICCs, and tunneled catheters. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Clinical Research I: Understanding Concepts and Process

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvem...
Boston College

Clinical Research I: Understanding Concepts and Process

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvem...
Boston College

Clinical Research II: Implementing Protocols and Procedures

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvem...
Boston College

Clinical Research II: Implementing Protocols and Procedures

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvem...
Boston College

Conversational Medical Spanish III

This course is designed for students who have completed Conversational Medical Spanish I and II, and are working toward a certificate in Medical Spanish. The class will be conducted only in Spanish. It is designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek high conversational skills in Spanish. Topics of grammar include: present and past perfect tenses, future and conditional tenses, and...
Boston College

Conversational Medical Spanish IV

This course is designed for students who have completed the three previous Conversational Medical Spanish courses and have completed the studies of the highest grammar level of Spanish, such as Conditional tenses and the Subjunctive Mood. The class will be conducted only in Spanish. It is designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek high conversational skills in Spanish aiming to ...
Boston College

Diabetes Update and New Treatments

Join the Update in Nursing I course for the one-day Diabetes, GI and Endocrine content review. Class covers pathophysiology, the endocrine system and GI basics. Contact Hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Essentials of Phlebotomy

This course provides the student with an overview of blood collection procedures and techniques. Topics include site selection for both capillary and heel sticks, blood culture collection, common blood panel, order of draw, and OSHA safety guidelines. A lab component is included. Contact hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Essentials of Phlebotomy

This course provides the student with an overview of blood collection procedures and techniques. Topics include site selection for both capillary and heel sticks, blood culture collection, common blood panel, order of draw, and OSHA safety guidelines. A lab component is included. Contact hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Introduction to Medical Spanish

This course is for those who have little or no previous experience learning Spanish. In this course, students will learn parts of the body, numbers, the alphabet, articles, gender and number agreement, medical vocabulary, the most basic common expressions: greetings and farewells applied in conversations through formulation of questions and answers, role play dialogue, and the practical language...
Boston College

Medical Math Workshop

This course provides a review of math calculations necessary for nurses to safely administer medications and intravenous fluids. Visit our site for more information: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Peripheral IV Therapy

The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Peripheral IV Therapy

The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Peripheral IV Therapy

The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Project Management in Clinical Research

It has become increasingly more important to use solid project management principles throughout the clinical research process. This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes. Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and ...
Boston College

Project Management in Clinical Research

It has become increasingly more important to use solid project management principles throughout the clinical research process. This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes. Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and ...
Boston College

RN Refresher: Update in Nursing I

This core course provides reviews of current medical and nursing treatments. Clinicians from both academic and clinical settings cover topics in adult cardiac, respiratory, neurology, GI, endocrine, AIDS, oncology, pain management, geriatrics, and pharmacology. Case studies and disease entities are discussed. Students have access to library facilities and web-based learning.
Boston College

RN Refresher: Update in Nursing II

Review and practice clinical skills in the simulation laboratory with clinical faculty. The focus of the class is on technical skills, including medication administration, precautions, sterile technique, dressing changes, enteral feedings, suctioning/respiratorycare, and urinary catheterization. Medication math and competency exams are given. Med/Math Workshop is offered. Pre/Co-requisite: RN ...
Boston College

Suturing

Practice various suturing techniques using pigskin, including simple and straight lacerations, deep-layer closure, skin closures, and tying knots using hand and intrument ties. This course is geared toward beginners and those wishing to refresh their suturing skills. Contact Hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Transitioning into a Career in Clinical Research

This course deals with the challenges related to managing change associated with career transition. Understand the clinical research field as well as your career strengths, career interests and values. In addition, focus on your uniqueness and its value to yourself and the market place. Identify transferable skills and accomplishments that can be used in clinical research. Learn from clinical...
Boston College

Update in Geriatric Nursing

Join the Update in Nursing I course for the one-day Geriatric content review. Class covers the core competencies in Geriatrics. Visit our site for more information: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Update in Maternal Health

Join the NCLEX Review course for the one-day maternity content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format and reviews content designated as core competencies in Maternity.
Boston College

Update in Oncology

Join the Update in Nursing I course for the one-day Oncology & HIV/Aids content review. Class covers cancer screening methods, prevalence and risk factors of HIV/AIDS, and goals for treatment. Visit our site for more information: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Update in Pediatric Health

Join the NCLEX Review course for the one-day pediatric content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format, and reviews content designated as core competencies in Pediatrics.
Boston College

Update in Wound Care

In this class, students will contrast differences of acute and chronic wounds and identify wound treatment modalities appropriate for the type of wound. The class will include an overview of the physiology of acute wounds and the pathophysiology of chronic wound healing. Modern and traditional wound treatment modalities will be discussed.
Boston College

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