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How Our Course Work

The Institute for Continuing Education's courses are designed with you in mind. We know how difficult it is to make time to fulfill your professional continuing education requirements with your already hectic schedule. With our convenient distance learning continuing education courses, you have the freedom to set your own study schedule around your work, family and community obligations. Our continuing education courses are approved by ALL 50 STATES and the District of Columbia. To check the continuing education requirements for your state, view our Nursing Requirements page, Sleep Technician requirements page, or our Respiratory Practitioner requirements page.


Getting Started

Getting started is easy! Simply go to the catalog page and choose which courses you're interested in taking. You may have an option between taking the course online, receiving it as a PDF attachment, or a hard copy of the materials.


Tuition and Payment

The tuition of our courses varies depending on how many units you need. We know you'll appreciate the value, quality, and convenience of our distance learning continuing education courses. At The Institute for Continuing Education you choose your own courses with out any membership or annual fees. Immediately after your order is completed, you will have access to your course online, emailed, or we will priority mail your order to you within 24 hours.


Course Structure

Each course is comprised of learning objectives, reading material, examples, study assignments, and concludes with a final examination that tests your mastery of the course material. You must also complete the survey. We value your opinion and follow-up on your comments and don’t forget to like us on Facebook.


Final Exam

In order to receive continuing education credits for your course, you must take the final examination and complete the evaluation form. Your final exam is open book and consists of multiple-choice questions. The minimum passing score is 75%. If your score is below 75%, you may retake the exam either online or we will send or fax you another answer form, at no additional charge. When you've completed the final exam online, submit it to the Institute for Continuing Education and you will receive your certificate immediately upon successful completion and passing. If you had a PDF or Hard Copy course you can email or fax the final Test to us for grading, if you've passed the final exam, we will send you an official certificate of completion within 24 hours of our receipt.