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iCELS at UMMS
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 - 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
Nursing Reference Center - free CEs
Click the Continuing Education tab for access to over 1,300 CE modules.
An inventory of more than 550 independent self-study continuing nursing education courses online and in print, includes audio podcasts and FREE CE.
Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow
A coalition of 43 nursing and health care organizations working to heighten awareness about the looming nursing shortage and the excellent opportunities that await those who seek a career in nursing.
The Klimes Institute of Continuing Education offers 60 practical low-cost online CE courses for nurses, pharmacists, other health professionals and all interested in health and ethics
Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard) CEs
Click on "Continuing Education" in the top gold bar; choose a topic; create a profile to generate your personalized CE Certificate of Credit; read the program introduction and Professional Monograph; take the post-test and generate a certificate!
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.
Blackboard Learn (Bb Learn)
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.