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Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing Resources and Information: Education


The interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation (iCELS)
at UMass Medical School
provides exemplary simulation development, programming, and research for medical and clinical professionals.

Certification Courses

Certification Courses - BLS, ATLS, FCCS, ACLS, PALS, etc.

UMMS Office of Continuing Medical Education with iCELS (the interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation) at UMass Medical School offers health care systems and professionals an opportunity for ongoing credentialing needs and professional development of physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other allied health clinicians. Because we are located in Worcester, MA, we are a convenient location for many in the New England area.

IHI Open School

Offers students, residents, and faculty free online courses that teach the foundations of improvement, safety, system design, and leadership.

Nursing Continuing Education

Library Classes

Sign up for classes offered by the library

NIH Public Access/My NCBI's My Bibliography
Managing Your Data Using Excel
Designing Scientific Posters Using PowerPoint

The Lamar Soutter Library offers a wide array of classes on an appointment basis for groups or individuals. 
All classes are offered at no cost to UMMS and UMMHC staff, students and faculty.

Turnitin® - iThenticate®

Board Vitals Question Banks

BoardVitals is an interactive and powerful exam question review tool. It allows users to create individualized practice tests as well as review questions by topic.  This link will open directly on the "sign up for a new account" page which also has a "login" button for current users. Accounts should be created using your UMass credentials.