Gannett Education



Give your staff easy, convenient access to the education they know, trust, and respect.

CE Direct is the premier online corporate education solution from Gannett Education. CE Direct corporate clients give their staff unlimited access to more than 800 award-winning CE courses for nurses and allied health professionals, 900+ hours of nursing certification test prep, and a comprehensive digital clinical textbook that covers 98% of the conditions healthcare providers see in their practice every day.

Choose the only online CE provider identified as an ANCC Premier Provider and endorsed by the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) as the CE provider for their membership nationally.

Why do healthcare administrators and education leaders overwhelmingly choose CE Direct?


1.  To increase the efficiency of their education team

CE Direct compliments your existing learning options, works with your current LMS system, reduces in-service training needs, provides instant visibility to staff activity and preferences, and frees up your experienced clinical educators for more valuable tasks.

2.  To impact key corporate initiatives

CE Direct has unique content specifically designed to support the achievements and recognition you are being held accountable for including:

  • ANCC Magnet® Designation / Re-designation (1 in 6 Magnet® hospitals already use CE Direct)
  • Stroke Center Certification
  • Leadership Development
  • Increased Nursing Certification
  • Joint Commission Requirements
  • Cultural Competency
  • CMS Hospital Acquired Conditions

3. To improve morale, increase retention and reduce turnover

Multiple studies have shown that access to quality education and professional development opportunities makes people feel more connected, more appreciated, more loyal, and more committed to their jobs.

4. To create a culture of professional development and growth

Only CE Direct includes unique content libraries to meet the needs of today's complex corporate healthcare structure.  Inter-disciplinary learning is supported since all users can see and access content from all disciplines. See the current course catalog here.

Continuing Nursing EducationMore than 700 courses in dozens of categories all approved by ANCC.  

Continuing Medical Education - More than 200 courses in dozens of categories all planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Louisville and Gannett Education.

Continuing Pharmacy Education - More than 90 pharmacy courses accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Allied Health CEApproved content for dozens of different allied disciplines all in one place.  We currently have courses for the following disciplines:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietitics/ Nutrition
  • Laboratory Techs
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Radiology Techs
  • EMTs/Paramedics
  • Social Workers
  • Surgical Techs
  • Audiology/SLP
  • Health Education
  • Radiology Techs

Nursing Certification Review - CE Direct also has complete test reviews for the most popular nursing certification exams, including CCRN, CEN, CMSRN, RN-BC, PCCN, and dozens more. Provide the tools to improve your nurses confidence and watch them pass their exams.

Digital Clinical Textbook – Your staff won’t have to rely on out of date printed material.  Easy to use at work, at home, or even at the bedside, with 600+ topics that include 98% of the medical conditions care givers see in their practice every day.

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