Continuing Education

Expand your knowledge . . . Advance your career.

The CSON Continuing Education (CE) Program strengthens the knowledge of nurses and other health care professionals—empowering them to improve the quality of patient care.

Through an array of certificate programs, preparatory seminars, specialty courses, and conferences, the program helps nurses and other professionals refresh their résumés, earn contact hours, and advance their careers.

Participants can take one course or a series of courses to complete a certificate. They learn from faculty experts actively working in their fields and benefit from a flexible structure designed to meet their schedules.


Boston College Connell School of Nursing Continuing Education Program is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The American Nurses Association Massachusetts an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

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RN Refresher Certificate

Our RN Refresher Certificate Program is designed to help you meet your nursing goals. We feature renowned faculty, rigorous academics, and access to state-of-the-art educational facilities.

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IV Therapy Courses

Nurses are responsible for many patient experiences that involve caring for an IV or drawing blood. Our IV courses provide an opportunity to refresh your knowledge and technique in IV therapy. Lab components are included.

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Clinical Skills Courses

These seminars provide new and updated information for the nurse practitioner in primary care practice. Selected topics review the critical issues and clinical challenges associated with delivering optimal patient care.

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Clinical Research Certificate

This program will give you an understanding of the landscape of clinical research, including the following roles: clinical research associate (CRA), clinical research coordinator (CRC), data specialist, subject recruiter, research billing officer, compliance administrator, and other specialties.

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Medical Spanish Certificate

Miscommunication and misunderstanding of critical information can impact everyday patient care. The ability to speak basic Spanish reduces the need for providers to enlist the services of an interpreter for common communication tasks and assists health care professionals in providing culturally sensitive care.

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Online Courses and Modules

Register for our online continuing education modules to earn contact hours on a schedule that works for you.

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Free Information Sessions

Sign up for a free information session. Meet with the Dean, meet with your peers and find out what the RN Refresher Program and Clinical Research Certificate Programs can for your career goals.

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Test Preparation Courses

Designed to raise your confidence and test scores through comprehensive preparation. Test Prep courses are a key step to achieving your long-term career goals.

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Preceptor Benefits

Precept with Boston College to earn a CE voucher that can be used for Boston College School of Nursing Continuing Education Program courses and conferences.

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Attend an Upcoming Pinnacle Lecture to Earn Contact Hours