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CE Resources

ONCC requires that continuing education credits used for certification renewal, or to meet eligibility criteria for initial certification, be provided by accredited approvers/providers of nursing continuing education. Use the links below to locate a list of acceptable approvers/providers of nursing continuing education, to locate online CE opportunities.

Acceptable Approval Bodies/Providers of Nursing Continuing Education

  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Any agency, organization or educational institution accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses (APHON)
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • European Oncology Nursing Society
  • International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET)
  • Korean Oncology Nursing Society
  • Medom Nursing CE
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Royal College of Nursing, Australia
  • State Boards of Nursing in Alabama, California, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, and West Virginia
  • State Nurses Associations
  • Wisconsin Society for Health Education and Training (WISHET)

Online CE Resources

Nurses who can’t attend conferences can earn accredited nursing continuing education (CE) in other ways. A number of nursing journals, as well as websites, offer free or low cost CE opportunities. The following is a list of just a few resources where you can find nursing continuing education.


Oncology Nursing Society
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
Western Schools
Nurses Learning Network
Nurse Oncology Education Program
Homestead Schools


Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Oncology Nursing Forum
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing