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Nursing Continuing Education

The Edelman Center is pleased to offer the following continuing education programs to Inova Nurses:

The Annual Edelman Celebration

This systemwide celebration 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 session topics for this event. 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. 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.

To apply

Complete the Application for the Edelman Nursing Excellence Continuing Education Award PDF and submit it to the Inova Edelman Center for Nursing, Continuing Education, Cambridge Court, 8110 Gatehouse Road, 200 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. Applications must be received by the first of the month for consideration that month. Notification of awards will be given by the first Friday after the first Tuesday 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 the Inova Edelman Nursing Center, Recertification, Cambridge Court, 8110 Gatehouse Road, 200 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.