Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) is a favorite center of practice for area nurses. Through education and professional growth initiatives, we attract and retain top nursing talent. SMMC offers several opportunities for you to continue to learn and grow in your profession.
SMMC is an approved provider of nursing continuing education in the State of Kansas. The Professional Development Department offers many courses each year to support the development of our professional staff. Education programs are offered in traditional classroom settings and online via our Computer Based Learning program (CBL).
The most recent addition to our support for continuing education is CE Direct. Full-time and part-time nurses employed at SMMC are provided access to CE Direct and PearlsReview, online programs for continuing education.
This easy, web-based approach to learning provide unlimited access to more than 500 top-quality Nursing Spectrum CE courses, available via online e-learning courses, podcast audio courses and magazine article courses. The programs can be accessed from any computer, at work or at home, with web access. The program offers:
Our nurses are very excited about having CE Direct. Comments we receive about the program include; “I love the online access and ease of getting my contact hours.” and “This is so great – what a wonderful benefit for our nursing staff!”