CPD Centre FAQs

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Which CPD opportunities does Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) CPD Centre offer?

ACN’s CPD Centre offers an extensive range of evidence-based learning opportunities to suit your lifestyle, workplace, and education needs. Choose from a variety of study modes including:

  • Online courses – complete your CPD anytime, anywhere on any device.
  • Face-to-face courses - upskill under the guidance of specialist nurse educators.
  • Webinars – access a library of recorded discussions and presentations.

Is ACN’s CPD offering accredited to count towards my required CPD hours?

Yes, all ACN CPD courses award CPD hours that count towards AHPRA’s mandatory training hours.

How can I find a CPD course about a topic I am interested in?

You can type the topic you are interested in into the keyword search bar to find relevant online CPD courses, face-to-face CPD courses and webinars. You can also use the ‘Areas of study’ filter to find online CPD courses and webinars about particular topics.

How do I access a CPD course as a member?

To enrol in a CPD course simply log in to your ACN account using your existing membership login details. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by clicking on ‘Forgot password?’ underneath the login fields and following the prompts.

How can I become an ACN member to access free and discounted CPD?

You can join the ACN Tribe to access CPD discounts and a range of other benefits to progress your career and connect with your profession by completing our membership application form.

ACN offers different membership types and pricing to suit nurses and nursing students at all career stages. Don’t forget to check whether your employer is an ACN Affiliate as you may be eligible to access the exclusive Affiliate membership rate, saving you 20%!

How do I access my member discount?

If you’re an existing ACN member, simply log in with the email address associated with your membership account and your discount will be applied automatically when you checkout.

Are there free CPD courses for members?

Yes, there are over 90 free online CPD courses and webinars to choose from.

Can I get a discount if I complete multiple CPD courses?

Yes, click on the ‘Bundle and save’ tab to see the range of CPD bundles on offer at a discounted rate.

How do I access a CPD course as a non-member?

You will need to have an ACN account to enrol in CPD courses. You may already have an ACN account if you have participated in ACN education or events previously. If you do not have an account yet you can create an account now or wait to be prompted to create an account during the checkout process.

How can I access my CPD certificate?

Your certificate will be released to you automatically via email when you have fulfilled the requirements to pass the course.

How can I re-access a course after I have completed it?

You can access your CPD course/s as many times as you like for a period of six months via your Course Summary page.

How can I contact ACN to receive support?

For queries regarding ACN CPD courses please email cpd@acn.edu.au. For all other queries please get in touch by calling 1800 061 660 or emailing acn@acn.edu.au.