TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacksonville University (JU), renowned for nursing education online, wishes to thank the thousands of registered nurses who honed their skills by earning nursing continuing education (CE) credit for free during a recent promotion. Offered by JU through Nurse.com, the promotion ran from March 1, 2011 through June 8, 2011.
More than 5,000 nurses took advantage of the opportunity presented by JU, earning nursing CE credit in "Networking for Career Advancement," which typically costs $10. Registered nurses, who were able to complete the course for free, gained innovative networking skills that are crucial to career advancement. The course will help nurses advance their careers by giving them new tools to facilitate employment or promotion opportunities that can lead to increased earnings.
"Jacksonville University is committed to fostering continuing education for nurses. This free promotion is our way of making it easier for nurses to earn the CE needed to meet state licensing requirements, and we sincerely appreciate each of the over 5,000 nurses who completed the course on Nurse.com," said Dr. Jeane Richards, Director of RN-BSN programs for Jacksonville University's School of Nursing. "JU believes it is our duty to foster lifelong learning for nurses, help them perform at their best, and advance the profession."
JU, consistently ranked as a top master's-level university in the South by U.S. News & World Report, offers its renowned RN to BSN and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs in a 100% online classroom for world-class instruction and 24/7 convenience.
Jacksonville University looks forward to offering free nursing CE courses again in the future. Visit Jacksonville University School of Nursing for details.
About Jacksonville University
Founded more than 75 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville University (JU) has more than 20,000 alumni. Recognized as one of the nation's foremost teaching institutions, JU offers one of the largest online RN to BSN degree programs in the country. To meet the needs of those seeking the advanced opportunities of a postgraduate education, JU also offers two convenient online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees. JU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees and was named one of "America's Best Colleges" for the seventh consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. The School of Nursing holds accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for both BSN and MSN education programs.
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