Continuing Nursing Education

UW Continuing Nursing Education hosts conferences and continuing education for the UW School of Nursing as a self-sustaining unit. Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Director: Brady Rainey

Associate Director: Ade Chu PhD, MEd, RN
Conference & Program Planning

Assistant Director: Pascale Kellens
Operations & Sponsorships

Registration Manager: Hamida Moly


Our Passion

We are inspired by nurses. Nurses play an indispensable role in educating patients, staff members, and other healthcare professionals. By partnering with nurses, we provide programs to meet the ever-changing challenges in health care.

Our Vision

To provide a spectrum of learning opportunities for the healthcare professionals that refresh and support nurses throughout their careers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide innovative learning experiences for the nursing profession. Through our programming, we support the larger mission and values of the University of Washington School of Nursing.

Foundations and Values

We celebrate the experience and expertise of all healthcare workers and patients, centering diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to foster a community of empowered people who provide the best evidence-based, inclusive, and holistic care for their patients.


Land acknowledgment: The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip, and Muckleshoot nations.