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Continuing Nursing Education

Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (Pitt Nursing CE) Website.  The goal of the Pitt Nursing CE Department is to provide a variety of high quality live and enduring / on-line educational activities to promote lifelong learning for professional nurses.  Our areas of focus include:  advanced practice, education, leadership, and re-entry into practice.

The School of Nursing’s Continuing Nursing Education Department is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation as a provider of continuing nursing education from July 22, 2013 to July 31, 2017 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (PO229).

The Pitt Nursing CE Department is interested in collaborating with various groups or organizations who share common interests to develop, plan, organize, and conduct Continuing Nursing Education activities.  If you would like more information on how to develop a co-providership, please contact: 

  • Pitt Nursing CE Director: Mary Rodgers Schubert, MPM, RN
    Phone: 412-624-9079

Plan to Attend Nurses Weekend with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Join your fellow nurses for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Nurses Weekend to be held Thursday, June 19 through Sunday, June 22 at historic Heinz Hall. These performances are themed “Luck be a Lady: Megan Hilty Sings Sinatra and More,” featuring Broadway and television star Megan Hilty (Wicked, 9 to 5, Smash). Ms. Hilty, with conductor Steven Reineke, will pay tribute to the tunes of Ol’ Blue Eyes as well as Broadway classics such as “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and favorites by Cole Porter and Harold Arlen.

The Saturday (June 21) performance at 6:00 pm will include a Continuing Education session featuring Dr. Bruce S. Rabin, and Pitt Nursing’s Dr. Irene Kane discussing “Stress and Nurses…taking care of our needs.” This continuing education event and a light dessert reception are sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. To register for the continuing education event, please click here. To purchase tickets to the concert, please visit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Web site. Registration is required for the continuing education event.

*As a result of a special agreement between UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, UPMC nurses may receive a 50% discount on the cost of live and enduring continuing nursing education activities.  UPMC nurses must register for learning activities and provide their UPMC employee number for verification.  Nurses must successfully complete all the requirements of the learning activity to receive contact hours.

We appreciate that you selected the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing to meet your continuing education needs.  The Pitt Nursing CE department is dedicated to providing you with innovative, creative, and timely topics now and in the future.  To assist us in the planning process please share your ideas or suggestions for future learning activities.  Your input is important to us.  Please take a few moments to complete an online survey by selecting the “Learning Needs Assessment” button on the left side of the page.

The School of Nursing realizes that there is an untapped pool of content experts within the members of its Alumni.  Alumni interested in volunteering to collaborate with the Pitt Nursing CE Department to develop a live or enduring continuing nursing education learning activity please complete the online survey by selecting “Speakers Bureau Volunteers” button on the left side of the page, to inform us of your interest in presenting and in your area / areas of expertise.

Thank you for your help!