Continuing Education

The Continuing Education section provides approved online contact hours for LPNs, LVNs, RNs, and PN Educators. Registered nurses and organizations interested in obtaining approval from NAPNES for continuing education can download the application and directions by clicking here


The express purpose of NAPNES continuing education service is to provide and increase opportunities for LP/VNs to continually develop their professional knowledge and skills in order that they may continue to provide “quality patient care”.
The National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. believes that its continuing education efforts serve to:

A. Promote development of sound continuing education opportunities to foster further professional growth of LP/VNs
B. Assist LP/VNs in the selection of quality continuing education programs
C. Assist those who conduct continuing education programs to maintain and/or improve their educational practical
D. Identify continuing education programs for LP/VNs that merit recognition
E. Recognize the expanding role of the LP/VN in the health care setting by remaining consistent with the stated philosophy for the maintenance of LP/VN competency
F. Act as a national clearing-house of continuing education for LP/VNs