APNA eLearning Center Your Resource for Online Continuing Education in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Our new and improved system for online continuing education enables you to:
Order any of APNA’s online programs all in the same place
Access your previously ordered eLearning content in My History
Keep a record of your progress with each session you’ve ordered
Earn and use bonus points to “purchase” eLearning content
Search across offerings to find information that is relevant to your continuing education needs.
How to use the APNA eLearning Center Step 1: Accessing the Site
Go to the APNA website and click on Continuing Education .
On the Continuing Education page, you will find a listing of APNA’s opportunities, both live and online. In the online section, click on Visit our eLearning Center .
Or, go directly to http://elearning.apna.org
Step 2: Logging In
Log in using your APNA member information to see member pricing and free offerings.
Single Sign On : Whenever you log in to the eLearning Center, the APNA website, or to Member Bridge, you will log in to all three sites at once – the log in information is the same!
If you are already logged in to the APNA website or to Member Bridge before you visit the eLearning Center, your name will appear in the Member Login area.
Step 3: Start browsing! You can search by:
Content type – click on any of the groupings right from the eLearning home page, or choose from the menu in Search Online CE .
You can search by:
Keywords – just enter any key word(s) of interest and the system will search the titles, presenter names, descriptions, and CE information.
You can search by:
Topics – click on any of the listed topics to find eLearning content in that subject area. For the Annual Conference Archives, these are the names of the tracks that grouped sessions together for the on-site conference.
Step 4: Ordering Content
Add sessions to your cart and watch your bonus points in action! Bonus points usage will be calculated in real-time as you search sessions and add them to your cart.
Your APNA member discounts will also appear during session selection and cart review.
Step 5: Checking Out
Continue with check out and discover that the fields are populated with your information from the APNA database!
Step 6: Submit & Confirmation
Click Submit Registration and you will be directed to a Confirmation page. You will also receive a confirmation email with instructions for accessing the session(s) you have just ordered. Here is an example of a confirmation email :
Step 7: Accessing the Session
To access viewing instructions & handouts in the eLearning Center without having to look at your email , click on My eLearning .
My eLearning History
The eLearning History tab records all the content you have ordered in the APNA eLearning Center.
Listed with each session are handouts (if available), a button to view, and a button to complete the evaluation and print your certificate. If a session includes a post test, it is accessed through the “Take Evaluation, Get Certificate” button as well.
My eLearning History, A Closer Look…
My eLearning Bonus Points
You can log into the APNA eLearning Center at any time to browse and order sessions, check history, or check your available bonus points.
My eLearning Bonus Points gives a breakdown of the bonus points you have available – bonus type, number of points, expiration, and eligible content. Based on the type of bonus points, they will have differing levels of eligibility and expiration.
As an added member benefit, APNA members will start with 25 New Membership / Renewal Bonus Points in their account (equivalent to $25 worth of content!).
Eligible for any session ~ Expire with membership expiration date
More on bonus points…
A newly-added member benefit , bonus points are used in the APNA eLearning Center to “purchase” content.
1 Bonus Point = $1.00
Awarded for APNA membership, attending conferences, participating in committees or activities, etc.
Each grouping of bonus points is awarded electronically and will automatically appear on the eLearning Center in your account.
The section on the site called My eLearning Bonus Points gives a breakdown of the bonus points you have available – bonus type, number of points, expiration, and eligible content.
Based on the type of bonus points, they will have differing levels of eligibility and expiration.