continuing education

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con·tin·u·ing education

1. An instructional program that brings participants up to date in a particular area of knowledge or skills.
2. Instructional courses designed especially for part-time adult students.


(or contin′ued) educa′tion,

a program of courses for adults offered by a university extension or other institution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.continuing education - a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

continuing education

[kənˈtɪnjuːɪŋɛdjʊˈkeɪʃn] ncorsi mpl per adulti
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Louis Continuing Education Division, previously had an outdated registration system that did not fit the needs of its noncredit programs, off-campus credit courses, and contract programs.
Social workers should routinely review the professional literature and participate in continuing education relevant to social work practice and social work ethics" (NASW, 2008, Section 4.
29, APHA's Education Board presented the Continuing Education Achievement Award to 16 member groups for ensuring that all of their scientific sessions at the APHA Annual Meeting met continuing education credit eligibility requirements.
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The Nursing Practice Act was amended in the 78th Regular Session to require that two contact hours of bioterrorism continuing education be obtained as part of the twenty hours of continuing education needed for all LVNs, RNs, and APNs renewing their licenses between September 2003 and September 2007.
The art and science of continuing education has grown more sophisticated over the past decade.
The Mercy College partnership enables us to collaborate with a college that shares our passion for continuing education and professional development," said Berntsen.
We tend to think of Continuing Education as public offerings that deal with both specific and general needs," says Stan Talesnick, Dean of the Faculty of Continuing Education at Seneca College, which is the largest Continuing Education facility in Ontario.
Send the completed registration form and your payment (check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, American Express) to the Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
21: Continuing education program, "Technical writing for industrial scientists and managers," Newark, NJ.
As more traditional markets wane, continuing education is hot, and expected to get hotter.
Taking advantage of continuing education activities can be difficult in this day and age, with short staffing, long hours, and personal time constraints.

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