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Please click here to visit the NAB Approved CE Database. 

The NAB Approved CE Database is where you will find a list of courses which have been approved by NAB/ NCERS and are accepted by most state nursing home administrator licensing boards.

How to search for a program:

  • Enter keywords in the Search box, or
  • Select criteria from the left-hand side of the database including:
    • Sponsor
    • Program type
        • In person: course where the speaker and attendees are in the same room.
        • Distance learning: any course where the presenter and attendees are not in the same room. Includes Live Webinars.
    • Media, which include:
        • Live Webinar/ Teleconference Program: live and have a set date/time. Attendees must be present within a phone conference or a webinar setting.
        • Web Based/ Pre-Recorded Program: prerecorded archived webinars of live event.
        • Digital Material: audio video or multimedia productions. Any other media, other than a webinar, that are considered Self-Study, or programs an individual would complete on their own. No direct supervision or classroom attendance.
        • Printed Material: any printed material, book studies.
    • City or State: needed for in person courses only.
    • Site Start Date: For in person it is the date the course starts. Distance learning courses are typically available for a year. Please select a site start date in the last 12 months to find distance learning courses which have not expired. 

How to register for a course:

Please contact the course sponsor to register for a course. Click on the course title or More Details to reveal the course description. The sponsor’s contact information will be near the top. Some sponsors have also included a Registration Web Link, which can be found near the bottom of the course description.

A note about course availability dates:

NAB’s online CE database contains expired courses which state licensing boards need to verify information. To ensure that you find current courses which are available, please make note of the following:

  • To find current in person courses, please scroll to the bottom of the database and select a Site Start Date in the future. This will only show in person courses which start during that month/ year.
  • To find current distance learning courses, please scroll to the bottom of the database and select a Site Start Date in the past 12 months. Distance learning courses, except live webinars, are good for one year. Selecting a program will a site start date in the last year will mean the course is most likely available.