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Executive and Continuing Education

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides outstanding learner-centered executive and continuing education to interdisciplinary health professionals on a wide variety of health topics. 

Educational session may award continuing nursing education contact hours (CNE).  The criteria to receive CNE is explained within each sessions’ information page available through the links provided on the chart below.  For sessions awarding CNE, Certificates of Completion can be downloaded after achievement of the criteria.

Arizona State University, through its Academy for Continuing Education (ACE) in support of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

Do you have an idea for an educational session or want to qualify your program to provide CNE?  Let us help!

Lost your certificate of completion for a College of Nursing and Health Innovation CNE program?  No worries!!  Just provide us with your full name, date of event or completion and title of the program.
Contact us at: ace@asu.edu or (602)496-7431.  

NOTE:  At this time, continuing nursing education contact hours are not being awarded for any of the programs currently listed.

Executive Education
Name Description Details
Health Policy Academy The Health Policy Academy (HPA) is designed to help decode and demystify the world of health policy. Participants in this program, regardless of past experience or training, will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the health policy sphere. Price: $550
Online: Hybrid
Boardroom Basics for Health Professionals Board Room Basics for Health Professionals is designed to share the basics of boardroom service and help the participants to develop a game plan for successfully serving on not-for-profit and corporate boards of directors. Price: $225
CNE: 5.66
Online: No
Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership This unique program helps health professionals with executive leadership responsibilities drive innovation in their organization. Online: No
Dementia and Alzheimer's
Name Description Details
Ayuda y apoyo para personas que cuidan a familiares que padecen enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas En busca de ayuda y apoyo para personas que cuidan a familiares que padecen enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas. El papel de la familia en facilitar el cuidado médico para personas que padecen enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Caring for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementias (for family and friends) Two educational sessions created especially for family and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. This is open to the public. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
End-of-Life and Hospice: Focus on Aggressive Comfort Care (Module 4 of 4) Content includes: clinical signs and symptoms of end-stage dementia; dying and dementia; priorities and goals for care; risk and benefit of treatment; assessment and intervention; and care for the caregiver Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Advanced Dementia: The Need for Palliative Care (Module 3 of 4) Content includes: stages, progression and impact of dementia; medical care focus; palliative care, behavioral challenges and approaches; functional changes and support; and long term planning. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Moderate Dementia: Functional Losses and Management (Module 2 of 4) Content includes: symptoms of moderate dementia, excess disability, medical management, progressively lowered stress threshold, planning care, and outcome measures. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Mild Dementia: Promoting Function and Maintaining Independence (Module 1 of 4) Content includes: review of early stage dementia, medical care and expected outcomes, behavioral challenges and strategies, functional changes and support, educational needs, long-term planning, and lifestyle and pleasant events. Each of the dementia courses includes a bonus module, "Overview and Diagnosis." Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Overview and Diagnosis This learning module will describe common symptoms in the syndrome of dementia, outline the diagnostic process, designate the four most common types of dementia, summarize the stages of dementia, and review current and future treatments. Price: Free
Online: Yes
Lactation Education
Name Description Details
Southwest Clinical Lactation Education Program The February 2017 Lactation Education course has been cancelled and new start dates are under consideration. If you would like to be notified of the next course, please contact Debra Hallock at Debra.Hallock@asu.edu. Online: Yes
Care Giving
Name Description Details
Empowering Potential for Caregivers Three education modules focusing on interprofessional training of faculty and health professional trainees within academic training settings. Emphasize is on cultural competency and engagement, and the recruitment and support of minority healthcare providers. 1. Caregiver Self-Care 2. A Strength’s-Based Perspective for Caregiver Self-Care 3. Engaging Family Caregivers for Self-Care Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Empirically-based Treatments for Caregivers of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia’s This learning module is derived from observation, practical experience and established best-practices. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Healthy Aging
Name Description Details
Healthy Aging Online Series: Increasing Need to Identify and Address Geriatric Syndromes This educational session will increase knowledge and skills of nurses and other healthcare professionals to identify and initiate interventions for managing geriatric syndromes. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Healthy Aging: Communicating with Older Adults This educational session will increase awareness of common stereotypes and provide an overview of best practice competencies associated with communication with older adults. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Healthy Aging Online Series: Physical Activity for Older Adults This educational session will increase health providers’ awareness of the benefits and recommendations for physical activity in older adults, dispel misconceptions and promote best practices related to physical activity across generations. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Healthy Aging This educational session approaches aging as a normal part of the human condition. How we age reflects genetic, lifestyle, social and environmental factors. As the population of adults aged 65 and older rises it is important to increase our awareness of approaches to promoting healthy lifestyles among older adults. Price: FREE
Online: Yes
Cardiac Care
Name Description Details
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Two-day course certification for medical professionals who respond to cardiac emergencies in and out of the clinical setting. Price: $230
Online: No