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Pharmacy and Nursing Continuing Education

Breiseth Hall • (570) 408-5615 (T) • (570) 408-7912 (F) • Email

To register online for the following seminars, please click here.

Develop your professional skills and find extensive Continuing Education (CE) resources.

With our Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing, Wilkes University offers resources to registered nurses and pharmacists. The seminars are held at The Woodlands Inn & Resort in Wilkes-Barre.  Selected programs are recorded and will be offered as home study programs.

In 2014 we will offer programs in the following areas:
Medication Safety Stew: What's in the Pot?
When: Thursday, September 4 from 9 AM-Noon
Where: Mohegan Sun
Objectives: TBA

Anatomy of the Breath

When: Thursday, November 13 from 8 AM- 5 PM

Where: Mohegan Sun 

We may be able to go without food for many days; but, we won’t survive without breath for more than minutes.  Nothing is closer to us than the breath.  Our experience of daily life shapes patterns of breathing that either support vibrant health or may exacerbate dis-ease. This is a highly experiential session to learn how to gain awareness of and enhance breathing patterns for ourselves and our patients.

Objectives – participants will be able to:           

  •  Identify and gain practice in assessing specific patterns of breathing.
  • Learn techniques for optimizing patterns of breathing.
  • Select specific breathing exercises to be helpful tool for several of mental and physical health conditions.


  • Understand the contraindications for these practices. 
Cost: $90 (preceptors receive a 50% discount) 

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Participants who attend the full program and complete an evaluation form will be awarded a statement of credit at the conclusion of the program for .80 CEUs (8 hours). ACPE# 097-000-14-???-L04-P.

Wilkes University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who attend will receive a certificate for 8 hours at the conclusion of the program.












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