Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Educational Activities

  • Clinical RN Preceptor Certificate


    • 1 year of practice in acute care
    • Recommendation by Nurse Manager
    • Approval by Department of Nursing Education


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    • 18.0 Blended Contact Hours
    • Cost: $146 (Usually paid by Nursing Facility site per MOU)
    • Role of Clinical RN Preceptor in a Clinical Setting  2.0 contact hours  
    • Communication for the Clinical RN Preceptor  2.0 contact hours 
    • Balancing Your Clinical RN Preceptor Role with Patient Care  2.0 contact hours 
    • Caring with Competency as a Clinical RN Preceptor to Improve Nursing and Patient Outcomes 2.0 contact hours 
    • Addressing Barriers to Your Nursing Student/Clinical RN Preceptor Relationship to Enhance Patient Outcomes  2.0 contact hours
    • Selected Updates in Bedside Teaching for Clinical RN Preceptor  2.0 contact hours
    • Improved Outcomes for Persons with Dementia Using Nursing Social Modeling and Person-Centered Care Planning as a Clinical RN Preceptor   2.0 contact hours
    • RN Participates in Simulation Scenario with Real Nursing Students Focused on Applying Clinical RN Preceptor Skills  4.0 contact hours
    • July 21, to  September 1, 2022 Thursdays from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. 
    • Location:  3209 S. Staples St.  CED 141

    Register for Clinical RN Preceptor Development

  • RN Faculty Mentor Certificate

    This Educational Activity for nursing faculty is to discuss how to mentor an RN who wants to be a Clinical RN Preceptor for nursing students. 

    • 4.0 blended contact hours
    • Cost:  $49.00  
  • Essentials of Competently Coaching Nursing Students for Success

    This Educational Activity for nursing faculty demonstrates techniques to coach nursing students  academic success.

    • 2.0 contact hours
    • Cost:  $49.00
  • How Nurses Incorporate CAM Into Their Practice

    This Educational Activity explores different types of complementary (used with) or alternative (used instead of)  therapies for various purposes.

    • Under development
    • 2.0 contact hours
    • Cost: $49.00
  • Forensic Evidence Collection for Nurses

    This Educational Activity for nurses demonstrate how to collect label and document forensic evidence.

    • Under development
    • 2.0 contact hours planned
  • Nursing Care of Older Adults or Geriatric Populations

    This Educational Activity examines what a nurse needs to know when caring for an older adult.

    • October 27, 2022 to December 8, 2022
    • Part of an 8-week course
    • Cost: $0
    • Elderly Abuse - 1.0 contact hours 
    • Age Related Memory changes and Disease Processes – 2.0 
    • Chronic Conditions and CAM – 1.0
    • Comfort and Safety Measures – 1.0
    • End of Life Issues – 1.0
    • Health Maintenance – 1.0
    • Health Promotion – 1.0

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    Contact: Rebecca DeLaGarza at 361-698-2115 or

Do you want to develop or present an Education Activity?


  • Nurses can earn contact hours by development and/or presentation of an educational activity. As an accredited provider, Del Mar College can offer continuing education credits once per licensing period for a specific educational activity.
  • Enhance CV (resume)
  • Carve out an area to demonstrate an area of expertise


To register or for more information, call Rebecca DeLaGarza at 361-698-2115, Mondays through Thursdays between 8AM-5PM, and Fridays between 8AM-12:30PM. On other days, please leave a message, or email


Del Mar College, CED 113,  3209 S Staples St.

Delivery of Educational Activity

  • Face to face
  • Microsoft Teams (online)
  • Blended (both types of delivery)

Accreditation logo for Nursing Continuing Professional Development - American Nurses Credentialing CenterDel Mar College is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Page last updated July 18, 2022.

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

(361) 698-2122 or
(361) 698-1328