Professional development and continuing education

ANCC logoAccreditation for continuing nursing education

American Federation of Teachers–Nurses and Healthcare Professionals is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. AFT-NHP Provider Number P0003. AFT-NHP is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17108.


Conferences and events

  • AFT-NHP Professional Issues Conference, April 23-25, 2020.
    The AFT-NHP Professional Issues Conference is held annually in Washington, DC and provides a unique opportunity for members to network, learn and lobby on Capitol Hill. Save the date for the 2020 conference.
  • Regional CE Programs
    For more information on our continuing education programs please contact Sabrina Simmons at
  • Affiliate Education Programs and Conferences

Online education provided by AFT-NHP

  • The Opioid Crisis: AFT Responds
  • Health and Safety (To come)
  • Financial Series (To come)
    • Financial Analysis in Healthcare
    • Anatomy of a Financial Statement
    • Excel Analysis

Web resources for nurses and healthcare professionals

Course modules include:

  • Definition, types, and prevalence
  • Workplace violence consequences
  • Risk factors for type II and III violence
  • Prevention strategies for organizations
  • Prevention strategies for nurses
  • Post event response

By completing the course, healthcare workers will be able to:

  • Identify institutional, environmental, and policy risk factors for workplace violence
  • Recognize behavioral warning signs of violence in individuals
  • Employ communication and teamwork skills to prevent and manage violence
  • Identify appropriate resources to support injured healthcare workers
  • Take steps to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 2.4 contact hours.