Continuing Nursing Professional Development

Bridge your gaps. Advance your career. Improve healthcare outcomes.

Welcome to Continuing Nursing Professional Development at the University of Colorado!


We offer live and online ANCC/CNA - accredited activities to advanced practice providers seeking additional professional development opportunities.

Please download the printable list of our upcoming events (PDF).


Upcoming Events


Opioid Crisis: Guidelines and Tools for Improving Chronic Pain Management (On-going Online)

| 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On-going Online - Interactive, evidence-based activity examining best-practices and universal precautions for treating chronic pain and reviewing guidelines for assessment, treatment plan development, initiating an opioid trial and regi-men, monitoring patients and strategies to manage the risk of opioid abuse, overdose, and diversion.
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Motivational Interviewing Online Education (On-going Online)

| 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This online series of courses will provide an in-depth understanding of Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an evidence based approach to support health behavior change. A health care provider's skill in recognizing patients' readiness, responding effectively to both sides of the patient's ambivalence and supporting motivation for change is essential to improving health outcomes. Attendees will participate in practice exercises and participatory learning experiences, and after courses 1 and 2 will be ready to try MI in patient encounters. Access to an interactive website for follow-up networking and peer support is also included.
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VIRTUAL: Pediatric Advanced Practice Conference

| 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This 2 day virtual conference provides clinical updates in evidence-based care for a variety of diagnoses. In addition, many of the presentations integrate pharmacology content presented by expert clinicians. Excellent reviews since 2011!
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VIRTUAL: Advances in Pharmacotherapy: Updates in Best Practice

| 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The purpose of this conference is to provide interprofessional education focusing on key disease state updates and relevant current issues.
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