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The Center for Lifelong Learning

It is an exciting time for nurses and other health care professionals to learn new skills and explore new career roles and responsibilities. The Center for Lifelong Learning offers continuing education, professional development, and nursing prerequisite courses from one of the best nursing schools in the country.

About the Center for Lifelong Learning

  • Personalized support and attention are hallmarks of our courses
  • All courses are taught by nationally-recognized University of Rochester faculty
  • The School of Nursing is highly-ranked and fully-accredited
  • We’re experienced — the Center for Lifelong Learning has offered continuing education courses for more than 20 years
Nurse Practitioner student checking on baby

Programs & Courses

We serve a wide variety of students, from nursing school applicants looking to complete prerequisites, to health care professionals seeking to enhance their skills or switch careers.

Online Prerequisite Courses

Fast Track courses typically required for entry into a nursing or health care program.

RN First Assistant Program

Online coursework with one-day on campus intensive to prepare CNORs or APRNs to become an RN First Assistant.

Care Management Education Program

An online program that awards 70 continuing education credits and provides practical knowledge about the role of a Care Manager.

Medical Terminology Course

A short online course about medical language and basic structure and function of the human body.

Non-Matriculated Courses

Enroll in courses without being formally admitted to the University of Rochester School of Nursing.

News & Stories

Susan Stanek, PhD, MSN/Ed, RN

Susan Stanek, PhD, MSN/Ed, RN

Director, Center for Lifelong Learning

"I appreciate working with incredible staff and faculty to bring high-quality, flexible courses to students. We enjoy being creative, working with technology, and providing innovative teaching strategies to help engage and educate students." See Bio

Connect With Us

Questions about Center for Lifelong Learning courses or programs? Contact us.

PHONE (585) 275-0446
FAX (585) 273-1270

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