Stanford Center for Education and Professional Development

Our mission at the Center for Education and Professional Development (CEPD) is to create an environment that promotes excellence in patient care by providing state-of-the-art professional development programs for the healthcare community.

 Continuing Education Classes

We are pleased and proud to announce that in addition to our BRN, Stanford Hospital & Clinics' CEPD has been accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) to be a provider of continuing nursing education.

Click to view a preview our Summer Catalog.

Click to view the CEPD Online Registration site.

Winter Highlights

  • Death by Clot: Hematology, Pathophysiology & Pharmacology April 15

  • Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively with Colleagues of All Generations April 24

Summer Highlights

  • Geriatric Care Series: Session III - Hospital Care of Older Adults May 15

  • Too Fast Too Slow?  Managing the Secondary Diagnosis: Arrhythmia May 16

  • Having Hard Conversations June 3

  • 12-Lead ECG using 3-D Modeling (2 day course) June 11 & 12

  • Leading in Complex Environments: Building a Culture of Excellence June 24

  • Sepsis Updates 2014:  It’s Serious, Common and Deadly  July 16

  • Shock:  Pathophysiology, Assessment and Evidence Based Practice July 22

  • From Ordinary to Innovative: Enhance Your Information Literacy August 13

Adult Critical Care Series:

  • Adult Critical Care Series: Trauma Critical Care Nurse Essentials April 4

  • Adult Critical Care Series: Cardiac Dysfunction May 13

  • Adult Critical Care Series: Metabolic Dysfunction May 30

Click to view information about the Adult Critical Care Certificate Program.

Certification Review Courses:

  • CCRN Certification Review: Session 3 March 26

  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN ) Certification: Day 1 April 16

  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN ) Certification: Day 2 April 17

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) May 8 & 9

  • Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) Certification Review (2 days)June 23 &24

Click on Continuing Education on the left navigation bar to see all the courses offered.

Computer Courses are now listed under the computer classes link.


CEPD New Location 

Palo Alto Tech Center (PATC) at 1850 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA  94043.  Click to view see map.

Phone: (650) 723-6366

Past Course
Materials Link

Click to view the information presented in past courses offered by the CEPD.

Nursing Grand Rounds

Click to view the April information.

Click to view the Save the Date for May.

Save the Dates

24th Annual Trauma Symposium Aug 21-22

CCRN Certification October 15, 22 & 29

Nurse Executive/ Nurse-Executive-Advanced Review Workshop November 6 & 7

Advanced Practice Provider Conference Fall 2014 

Home Study Courses

Leadership: An Inside Job

Menopause: A Mind-Body

View our Home Study courses.

Internal SHC Courses

CEPD is proud to support the educational opportunities going on within SHC.

Click to view course material links from content presented by staff throughout SHC.

Remember, you will need the password information given to you at your class.




Registration for Courses:

Online Registration.

You can now sign up for all courses offered by the CEPD- online.

Click to view the CEPD Online Registration site.

Remember: Our programs are frequently full and often have waiting lists.

Please register early for your favorite classes, and we will make every effort to offer the most popular programs several times throughout the year.

Life Support Information

Go to the Life Support page to view ACLS and BLS information.

For information regarding community based CPR Classes including  Heartsaver AED and Family and Friends please contact:

Lisa Curtis, RN, MSN at 650-723-1679 or

Click on the "Life Support Classes" link on the left navigation bar.

 Comments and Questions

Do you have ideas about future classes you'd like to see?

Do you have a question, or want to talk to someone from the Center for Education and Professional Development?

What do you think of our programs and CEPD?

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View specific  contact information  or contact the Center for Education and Professional Development at:

Phone: (650) 723-6366


Mailing Address
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
MC 5534
Stanford, CA 94305-5534

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