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Frequently Asked Questions

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Why can’t I log on to the account given to me by my employer?

Please make sure you are going to the correct place to log in to your employer-sponsored CE Direct account by going to and clicking CE Direct under Education or by going directly to Then, pick your employer’s name and enter your login information. If you continue to have difficulty, please contact our continuing education office at (800) 866-0919 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


What is the difference between an Unlimited CE account and a registered user account?

Anyone can sign up for a registered user account on our website for free. This account will store your personal information so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you take a test. In addition, it will make it easier for you to track down tests taken while logged into that account with an easily accessible transcript. There is no fee and no expiration date to a registered user account. To sign-up, click on New Account on the left side of the page at

Any registered user can choose to sign up for an Unlimited CE account for only $39.99 for one year. With a one-year Unlimited Online CE membership, all online courses 1.5 contact hours or less and all state-specific mandatory modules are free. All other online courses are 50% off. If you have been given a login ID and password or gift card by your employer, you do not want to log on at For CE Direct customers, please go to For gift cards, please go to


Can I use your continuing education courses to renew my license?

We have a providership through the Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (the accrediting arm of the ANA). Every state will accept our self-study continuing education courses for the renewal of license for nurses. For complete provider information, go to

Gannett Education’s continuing education (CE) contact hours are generally accepted by most professional nursing organizations. Gannett Education has made substantial efforts to obtain appropriate providerships for CE offerings. However, Gannett Education does not warrant that all professional organizations or licensing authorities will accept its CE contact hours. If in doubt, nurses are advised to contact their professional organizations or licensing authorities to confirm their acceptance of these contact hours.


I would like for my nurses to take some courses. How do I setup a corporate account? Is there a contact number I can call regarding CE Direct?

Gannett Education does offer options to allow employers to offer unlimited access to our online courses for their employees. For information, please call our CE Direct toll-free number: (877) 226-5953.

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