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Courses & Events


Best Practices in Teaching Workshop-November 14, Ross Bridge Resort

This 6 hour workshop is ideal for content experts who are transitioning to an academic or teaching role.  It also will serve as a resource to experienced teachers interested in obtaining the Certified Nurse Educator credential.  Attendees will have an opportunity to practice a number of teaching skills. The workshop will be Saturday, November 14, 8:00-4:00 at Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Resort. Cost of the workshop is $150 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch for participants.

DOT Medical Examiner Certification Review Workshop-November 14, Ross Bridge Resort

This 6 hour workshop targets nurse practitioners who are interested in sitting for the Department of Transportation National Registry Medical Examiner Certification Examination. Led by Karen Heaton, PhD, FNP-BC, Associate Professor at UAB School of Nursing, participants who complete the workshop will receive the core curriculum required of all applicants taking the examination. The workshop will be Saturday, November 14, 7:30-4:30 at Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Resort. Cost of the Workshop is $250 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. If you have any questions about this Workshop, please email askSONCE@uab.edu.


 About the Office of Professional Development

The Office of Professional Development provides an infrastructure for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Professional Development Plan, which includes web-based and other lifelong learning offerings through continuing education. Our goal is to expand the reach of UAB School of Nursing by leading high quality, innovative educational programs that advance health and healthcare through the lifelong learning of nurse leaders and other health professionals both locally and globally.
We meet these objectives by:

    • Offer educational programming, delivered through a variety of mediums, which meets the  professional development needs of nurses and others.
    • Develop educational programming that addresses vital health and healthcare concerns in Alabama, nationally and internationally.
    • Utilize the knowledge and expertise of nationally recognized multidisciplinary faculty and alumni in the development and delivery of high-quality, innovative, signature programs.