Center for Professional Development

The Center offers continuing education for registered and advanced practice nurses, nurse faculty, and other health care professionals. We provide individual, group, and program consultations for continuing education course development, planning, and implementation.


To offer cutting-edge interprofessional continuing education programs to meet the demands of an increasingly complex, diverse, and dynamic health care environment.


To be a national leader setting the standards for interprofessional continuing education to advance population health.


Center for Professional Development
Rutgers School of Nursing
Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Building, Room 1124
65 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07107
P: (973) 972-6655
F: (973) 972-7904

Jeannette Manchester, DNP, MBA, RN
Assistant Dean, Center for Professional Development
Interim Assistant Dean, Center for Education, Research and Innovation
Associate Professor, Teaching Track
P: (973) 972-0645
F: (973) 972-7904

Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.