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Many careers require certification, and most certificates require annual credits in continuing education to keep professionals current in their field.

What Is Professional Certification?
Professional certification is a process in which a person proves that he or she has the knowledge, experience, and skills to perform a specific job. The proof comes in the form of a certificate earned by passing an exam that is accredited by an organization or association that monitors and upholds prescribed standards for the particular industry...

CEU - What Are Continuing Education Units?
CEU stands for Continuing Education Unit. Its a unit of credit equal to ten hours of participation in an accredited program designed for professionals with certificates or licenses to practice various professions. Continuing Education keeps them up-to-date on the latest practices in their industry.

When a Traditional College Degree Doesn't Make Sense
A traditional college degree may not be right for you. Fred Hurst writes about your other choices.

8 Ways to Make Your Conference More Successful

Add Your Program to the Continuing Education Program Directory
Add your continuing education program to the Continuing Education Directory at About.com. Need continuing education units? CEUs? Use the Continuing Education Directory to find the right program for you.See submissions

Should You Go Back to School?
Should you go back to school? School is a serious proposition. Consider these eight questions before going back to school.

Fake Certificates
Should you buy a diploma? A fake certificate? Fake CEUs? You can. You can buy fake diplomas, fake professional certificates, fake CEUs, but should you?

5 Ways of Networking at Continuing Education Conferences
Networking at continuing education conferences has benefits. Make the most of your time at continuing ed. conferences by networking with professionals in your field. Here are 5 ways.

Diplomas - Fake Diplomas - What Do You Think of Fake Diplomas
Should you buy a diploma? A fake college degree? Fake GED? Fake professional certificate? You can. You can buy fake diplomas, fake degrees, fake certificates, but should you? Tell us what you think.

The Power of Networking at Continuing Education Conferences
Many continuing education opportunities involve attending a conference with people from your industry. I suspect that whether or not you enjoy these gatherings has something to do with whether you’re an introvert or extrovert. Not completely, of course, but it’s fair to say that extroverts generally love the chance to meet people from all over...

Continuing Education for Nurses on Cord Blood
Continuing education for nurses is always a hot topic. Even hotter in 2010 is continuing education for nurses regarding the value of saving cord blood for future use in treating illnesses such as cancer, leukemia, and blood and immune disorders.

Will You Attend Continuing Education for Nurses on Collecting Umbilic…
Are you a nurse considering continuing education on the collection and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells?

The Weeklong Semester by Cecilia Capuzzi Simon
Cecilia Capuzzi Simon wrote this article for the New York Times about adults finding new ways of continuing their education. Not many adults can fit a regular semester of learning into their busy lives. Today there are alternatives.

Continuing Education for Nurses
Find continuing education courses for nurses from various providers organized by specific topics.

Continuing Education for Teachers
A continuing education resource for teachers, including study guides for the Praxis tests.

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