Continuing education credits is necessary in many fields, including medical, legal, and building trades. Busy professionals need an easy way to keep track of continuing education credits, expiring licenses and certificates, and the courses available for them to take. If you’re struggling through spread sheets, handwritten notes, or copious desktop folders trying to keep a record of your continuing education information, it’s time for you to nix your ineffective system and download an app. Let technology keep track of the nitty-gritty information so you can focus on learning, improving your skills, and performing your job admirably.
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This app has a simple interface with which you can track your continuing education credits. JoyCE, available for 99 cents on iOS, tracks continuing education for myriad professionals in many locations. You aren’t limited to one profession, conference, or city. In the app’s CE Tracker, you can see all the continuing education you need to complete and how many days you have left to complete it. It also shows you what percentage of the training you’ve completed.
Once you select a specific type of continuing education, you can log hours, keep track of which courses you’ve taken, and search for new courses. You’ll never mix up the CE you have for different licenses or certifications, especially if you practice your profession in more than one state.
You can turn your iPhone into a handy place to search for and keep track of your continuing education credits with the free My CE app. The app’s search feature lets you seek continuing education in your field. It lets you know how many hours each course is, whether the course costs anything, and whether you have to be a member of an organization to take the course. It helps you find videos, e-courses, and in-person options.
You can add as many courses as you desire as well as export and share your data. The app is also available in other languages, including German, Spanish, and Northern Sami.
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This app has the most interactive interface of all on this list, so make sure you download it to a newer model smartphone like the iPhone 6s, with its large Retina display and fast A9 chip, to ensure you get the full advantage of the app’s features. Though the original design of CEAgent caters to nurses, other professionals completing continuing education will find it useful, too.
CEAgent helps you keep track of your licenses, certifications, clearances, activities, and continuing education courses. The Licenses tab will let you know how long you have until your license expires, and how many hours of continuing education you need to complete to keep it valid. The Certifications tab keeps track of the same type of information. Under the CEs tab you’ll get a comprehensive list of the continuing education you’ve completed, including the course title, when you completed it, and how many hours it was. You can even photograph your documents and save the records in the app.
Continuing Education Tracker
Download the free Android Continuing Education Tracker for a simple way to keep track of your professional information. Input your certificates and licenses, when they expire or need to be renewed, and what kind of continuing education you need.
Once you’ve saved that information, start inputting the continuing education courses you’ve taken. The interface is simple: you save how many hours you completed, where the course was, and when you took it. Then you simply assign it to a certificate or license to keep track of how many hours you have to go until renewal. The app will generate a simple course list, a list of your credentials, or a report of the work you’ve done so far.
Never again scramble to finish your continuing education at the last minute. With one of these apps downloaded to your smartphone you’ll have the information you need with a tap of your screen. Plus, with the search features each of these apps offers, finding continuing education courses is simpler than ever, especially if you want to get some of it done at home by taking an e-course or watching a video.