Nursing Continuing Education
The Edelman Center is pleased to offer the following continuing education programs to Inova Nurses:
The Annual Edelman Conference
This systemwide conference is free of charge to Inova nurses in conjunction with Nurses Week every year. It is one of our most popular programs! We welcome your ideas for conference topics for the annual Nurses Week conference. Please email the Edelman Center Program Administrator to share your feedback.
Nursing Excellence Continuing Education Awards
A limited number of continuing education awards will be granted each month to Inova nurses. This is a highly competitive process. Applicants are required to propose a program to share the knowledge obtained through the conference or course with Inova colleagues. Funds for this program will be awarded as reimbursement for your early-bird, member rate registration expenses only for the conference or seminar you are attending. The maximum award amount is $500.
Complete the Application for the Edelman Nursing Excellence Continuing Education Award and submit it, to Inova Institute for Nursing Excellence, Continuing Education, Cambridge Court, 8110 Gatehouse Road, 2nd West, Falls Church, VA 22042.
You may also fax the application to 703-205-2380, ATTN: Continuing Education Program.
Applications are due two months prior to the date of the conference you would like to attend. Example: A May 15 conference would require an application to be submitted no later than March 15. Early submission of applications will be notified on a rolling basis (apply early!). Applications must be received by the first of the month for consideration that month. Notification of awards will be given by the last day of the month. Applications that are incomplete or submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
There are limited funds designated for the re-certification application fee for nurse specialty certifications (i.e. RNC, CCRN, etc.). To receive funding, you must provide evidence of receiving re-certification. All current budgeted/benefit eligible nurses are eligible to apply for re-certification funding. The re-certification must be relevant to nursing and the appropriate practice area.
If you are interested in funds for re-certification, please complete the Re-certification Application and submit it with all required documentation to to Inova Institute for Nursing Excellence, Recertification, Cambridge Court, 8110 Gatehouse Road, 2nd West, Falls Church, VA 22042.
You may also fax the application to 703-205-2380, ATTN: Recertification Program
If you have any questions about these programs, please contact the Edelman Center Program Administrator Kate Sullivan at 703-205-2229.