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100 Free CEs for Nurses

100 Free CEs for Nurses

Looking for free continuing education (CE) hours? Look no further. We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding free contact hours to meet CE requirements. Our curated list shows you where to find completely free contact hours right now. There is something for everyone on this list. Take a look at these 100 free CEs for nurses!


MyCME offers hundreds of complimentary online CE programs for clinicians across all specialties. The site’s robust library features highly engaging content, including video courses and live events. Courses are varied. Nurses can watch a video to earn 0.50 credit or participate in longer programs to earn multiple contact hours. After completing activities, site users can print or save online certificates verifying completion. Nurses can purchase additional premium content packages for up to 30 credit hours to finish requirements faster.

Courses available for free include:

Antiviral therapy for seasonal Influenza (1 contact hour)

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment and Care (1.25 contact hours)

Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Diagnosis and Treatment (1.50 contact hours)

Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis (1.25 contact hours)

Preventing Osteoporotic Fractures (0.75 contact hour)

Racial and genetic considerations in MS treatment (1 contact hour)

Treatment in BPH (1 contact hour)

Treatment in mutant colorectal cancer (1.75 contact hours)

Narcolepsy and cardiometabolic risk (1.75 contact hours)

Cold Agglutinin Disease (1 contact hour)

Lipid management in high-risk patients (1.25 contact hours)

Urothelial Carcinoma (0.75 contact hour)

Clinical Compendium on non-small cell lung cancer (2 contact hours)

IBD Clinical Trials (1 contact hour)

Digestive Disease Week Webcast (1.5 contact hours)

Antithrombotic and Antiplatelet Therapy (1 contact hour)

Targeted therapies for atopic dermatitis (0.50 contact hour)

Slowing diabetic kidney disease and reducing CV risk (1.25 contact hours)

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (1 contact hour)

Connective Tissue Disease and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (1 contact hour)


CEUfast wants to make CE requirement completion as easy and convenient as possible. Since 1987, the company has offered credit hours for nurses that are accredited and accepted by virtually every state. Other healthcare professionals, like therapists and nursing assistants, can use the courses too. Sign up for a free account to access a few free courses or subscribe to one year of CEUfast for the one-time charge of $34. An annual subscription allows users to email, print, download, and store transcripts and certificates forever. The extensive catalog organizes courses by topic or number of credit hours. 

Courses available for free include:

Bullying: Real-life strategies (1 contact hour)

Coronavirus Disease (1 contact hour)


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) gives nurses access to knowledge and tools to improve patient outcomes. Members can take advantage of unlimited free CEs that use the latest evidence-based learning and clinical practices. But even non-members can watch for free courses to be featured on the organization’s website. Notably, AACN supports cross-training nurses to care for COVID-19 patients by making their “Pulmonary, ARDS, and Ventilator Resources” eLearning course available for all at no charge. 

Courses available for free include:

Strategies for sepsis management (1 contact hour)

Cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery (1 contact hour)

Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (1 contact hour)

Guideline Update: Addressing Immobility and Sleep Disruption (1 contact hour)

Guideline Update: Bundle up for Pain, Agitation, and Delerium (1 contact hour)

COVID-19 Pulmonary Resources (4.50 contact hours)

Incredible Health

Incredible Health’s platform does more than match nurses with prospective employers. The career site features access to 100+ premium 100% free CE courses. The content is straightforward. On completion, nurses can print the certificate instantly. Nurse testimonials about these programs rate the CE program 4.8 stars on Google and 4.9 on Facebook. Incredible Health may be the best place to find fast, easy, totally free contact hours.

Courses available for free include:

Chest Tubes Nursing Care (4 contact hours)

Breastfeeding and Baby-Friendly Hospitals (2.5 contact hours)

Nursing Care of Pediatric Patients by Stage of Development (3.5 contact hours)

Drains: Everything You Need to Know (2.5 contact hours)

Measles: Forgotten Virus (1.5 contact hours)

Liver Transplant Nursing Care (3.5 contact hours)

Identifying Signs of Increased ICP (1.5 contact hours)

Ethics for the Telehealth Nurse (1.5 contact hours)

Developing a Quality Nursing Preceptorship Program (1.5 contact hours)

2021 Comprehensive Nursing Update Course (30 contact hours)

Nurse.com by Relias

Nurses looking to earn free continuing education credits for license renewal or professional development will love the courses offered by Relias. This site caters to nurses. Nursing professionals will find content relevant to their clinical practice. A nursing CE subscription plan starting at $49.95 gains access to courses on everything you can think of, from Spanish for healthcare providers courses on leadership. There are even packages with no test required! A free account gives nurses a limited selection of credit courses.

Courses available for free include:

RN to BSN: What you need to know (1 contact hour)

Adult Vaccine Recommendations (1.25 contact hours)

Continuum of Care in SMA (1.25 contact hours)

HPV Prevention in Primary Care (1 contact hour)

Patient Temperature Management (1 contact hour)

COVID-19 Managing Staff Mental Health During a Pandemic (0.50 contact hours)

Individualizing Care in Hemophilia A (1 contact hour)

Recognizing Iron Deficiency Anemia in IBD (1.5 contact hours)

Optimizing Diagnosis and Treatment of IBS-C and CIC (1.5 contact hours)

Facebook: Know the Policy Before Posting (1.0 contact hour)

Alarm Fatigue Can Endanger Patients (1.0 contact hour)


This list of 100 free CEs for nurses shows that nurses can find a variety of interesting and relevant courses online to meet licensing requirements. Please take a minute to bookmark this page so you can always find the CEs you need and share them with a friend!

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Sarah Falcone BSN, RN

Sarah Falcone BSN, RN


Sarah S. Falcone BSN, RN is a dedicated nurse based in Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX. Her first nursing gig, was night-shift floor nurse in women's services (PP, L&D, nursery). Through a series of fortunate events, she found home health and a passion for helping seniors age in place. Connect with her on LinkedIn.


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