|Welcome to Culture Advantage Continuing
For questions and Technical Support, click here.
For our Advertisement and Sponsorship Policies, click here.
For academic or organizational use of our courses, click here.
Please read the terms/conditions/policies before you take our
courses. Individual course policies and Special Access agreements supersede the General Policies.
Please do not use this website if you do not agree with
our term/conditions/policies. Your use of the website indicates
agreement with the following:
Since availability of the website depends on numerous conditions
related to the nature of the Internet, such as connections, bandwidths,
servers, etc, we do not warranty the service will be uninterrupted or
Under no circumstances shall Culture Advantage, its owners, affiliates,
licensees, advertisers, agents or partners be liable for any direct,
indirect, incidental, special or consequential damage that may
from the use or inability to use the service; or that result from
mistakes, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, defects,
delays in operation, faulty transmission, or any failure of
performance, whether resulting from computer viruses, communications
failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Culture
programs or services, or changes in program availabilitywe do not
warranty the service will be uninterrupted or error free.
- Culture Advantage partners with PayPal Subscriptions
automated course payments, subscriptions, cancellations and renewals.
All questions regarding these transactions should be addressed to
Your membership will be
referred to as "Subscription."
- You are solely responsible for maintaining the
security of your
password. Culture Advantage is not liable for any unauthorized or
fraudulent use of the website or services.
- You are responsible for providing true, accurate,
complete information during the registration
process. You agree to maintain and update the registration
information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
- ADDITIONAL FEES
may be assessed for the following:
State Board of Nursing Audits. If you are being audited by your board of nursing, please contact us right away and pay the fee for course audits. Your course registration does not cover the fee for course audits. $20.00 if the course has been taken within 1 year. $30.00 if the course was taken within 1-2 years.
Expedited request: Attach a copy of your CE Certificate with your request. Fee is $15.00 if you send us a copy. Any other verification of course completion requires payment of additional fees.
NOTE: We will not verify course completion for participants who do not provide us with a valid email address. Invalid emails will be deleted unless you update your email address in the profile section of the website.
Additional Fees: Copies of certificates to be emailed to you. Once you pass the exam, the certificate is available for download. If you no longer have access to your account, you may request a copy to be emailed to you. Please check the current certificate fees for this service.
Copy of certificate to be printed and mailed to you. The fee is $20.00 if the course was taken within 1 year, and $30.00 if taken over a year. Please email us for this service.
- This website is provided to members solely for the
education and not for purposes of resale, distribution, public display
or performance, or any other uses by members in any form or manner
whatsoever. Unless otherwise indicated on this website, members
may not display, download, and print any educational
information on this website. We expect that users
respect all copyright and intellectual property rights. We
may terminate the accounts or access rights of members who infringe or
otherwise violate copyright or other intellectual property rights.
- PayPal provides the capability to have your
automatically renewed prior to or upon expiration of your membership.
You may cancel your membership/subscription at any time by accessing
your PayPal account. Your Culture Advantage account name, login,
password and other information will be automatically deleted upon
cancellation. Please read the information regarding cancellation of
your subscription. Please note that this only cancels your Culture
Advantage membership, NOT your PayPal account.
Once you have completed a course, you may not request to delete your account
as we are required by law to keep your record on file as per regulations of our state board of nursing.
- We reserve the right to communicate with you at any time regarding your account or regarding any courses that you may have taken.
- We reserve the right to provide memberships that are
- We reserve the right to partner with third party
registration, course management or other software needed for the
- Course Certificates:
benefit of your membership, you have the capability to access your
course certificates upon subscribing for Paid Access to your certificates. However, for your own
records, save and print your certificates as soon as your course is
completed. It is the user's responsibility to have a printer available
to print certificates of completion. We do not guarantee availability of certificate copies as
members may print as many copies as needed during their membership period.
- For members: For courses taken at the etraining site COURSE AREA: In order to provide you
with low cost service, we
archive copies of course certificates taken at the etraining COURSE AREA for a limited time period based on the
availability of database space. Course certificates older than 6 months may or may not
necessitate a manual search of the database. In the event that you have lost a certificate after
the 6 month period, and you are not able to download a copy, please contact
us. We may charge a minimal fee for manual search of the database. If you do need a printed
copy, the fee is $10.00 for up to 3 certificates in one envelope mailed
by certified mail to your address, provided the request is made within the 6 month period.
are not able to provide copies of certificates after a year has passed since the courses were completed.
- For cancelled
Once you cancel your subscription or membership, you are no longer able
to access your certificates. We do not guarantee availability of course
certificates for cancelled memberships.
However, you may request your certificates through our
Certificate Service by providing the following information: Name,
Title, State, License, Date of completion, Course Title. If the
certificate is still in the database, please refer to our Certificate Service.
- Refunds: Subscription
fees may be refunded: If you
have not taken any of the courses during the first 7 days of membership.
Refund requests must be made within 7 days of registration.
Trial Period Fees are not
- Legal Terms:
You agree to follow all applicable laws and regulations when using
this website. Furthermore you agree that you shall not:
upload, post or otherwise transmit through or to this website or by email, any
content that is:
unlawful, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, lewd, offensive,
defamatory or otherwise objectionable;
might infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy
rights, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights of others;
contains any viruses, Trojan horses, time bombs, or any other
harmful programs or elements;
- disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive
interfere with or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of
our website, its computer systems, servers or networks;
- provide false information about yourself to us,
any other person, or otherwise attempt to mislead others about your
identity or the origin of any content, message or other communication;
- transmit junk mail, chain letters, or other
e-mail or duplicative messages;
- collect information about other visitors to our
their express consent;
- sell access to or the use of this website, including
- any content contained on, downloaded or accessed from
- We reserve the right to prohibit conduct that we
believe may be detrimental or harmful to any of our users, and to the integrity of our site. We reserve the right
not to grant access to anyone. We reserve the right not to provide service, to entities who are abusing
the service, or engage in harrassing, threatening, or offensive language during the use of the website.
- We reserve the right to change the amount or the basis of the calculation and structure of our fees from time to time. One
member's fee structure may be different from another member's depending on the dates of subscription.
Your use of the services is at your sole risk. The services
and information are provided on an “as is” basis. Culture
all express or implied conditions, representations and warranties of
any kind, including any implied warranty or condition of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Culture
Advantage makes no
representations, warranties, conditions or guarantees as to the
quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completeness of any of the
content contained on the website. Further, Culture Advantage
representations or warranties regarding the authors who provide the
educational content for the website. We have used our best
obtain the most accurate and timely information available, including
information pertinent to the practice of nursing, standards of care,
nursing diagnosis, assessment, documentation and nursing practice acts,
all of which are complex topics and subject to rapid change.
Accordingly, we do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, reliability
or completeness of any of the educational information contained on,
downloaded or accessed from the website.
Links or pointers to other websites and references to products
and services offered by third parties are provided to you for your
convenience only and do not constitute an endorsement or approval by
Culture Advantage of (a) the organizations that operate such websites;
(c) such third party products and services. Since we have no
or responsibility over websites or content maintained by other
organizations, or for products and services offered by third parties,
we do not assume any liability for your use of any of the foregoing,
which use you agree shall be at your own risk.
The transmission of data or information (including
communications by e-mail) over the internet or other publicly
accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss,
interception or alteration while in transit. Accordingly we do
assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may
incur as a result of transmissions over the internet or other publicly
accessible networks. We will make every reasonable effort to
the privacy of the information you provide us, we cannot guarantee
We will not sell your name to any advertisers or mailing lists, nor
will we provide demographic or professional data to any third party
without your express written permission. Such data will be used
by Culture Advantage for business purposes only.
If you are dissatisfied with the Culture Advantage website or with any
terms, conditions, policies, guideline or practices, discontinue
in accordance with the laws of the state of Kansas.
Use of the website indicates agreement with the above.
Policies as approved by
Board of Nursing
1. Online registrations are processed through PayPal. All questions on
payment processing will be referred to PayPal.
2. Registration fees cover only the program and the materials. All
other costs such as internet access or fees for telephone access or for
printing documents, etc., are the responsibilities of the participant.
3. All licensed healthcare professionals registering for the courses
are responsible for ensuring that the courses they take meet the
guidelines of their respective accreditation bodies.
4. Participants must spend 60 minutes per contact hour on reading the
lessons, completing any practicum or exercises, taking the exam, and
completing the evaluation. (New policy for 2007)
There is no time limit on the taking the course, however, please keep
track of your minutes spent on the course. You will be asked to state
how many minutes were spent on the course, for documentation purposes.
5. Please note that we reserve the right to change or modify the
courses and fees at any time without notice.
6. You may come back as many times as you need to complete the lessons,
or re-read the lessons. Please check to see if the course has
changed since your last visit. Once you have taken the exam, you will
no longer be able to read the course.
7. For security purposes, answers to the exam are not logged until you
complete the exam. If you do not finish the exam, you will be able to
log back in at any time. However, you will need to repost your
answers. In order to prevent this, try to finish your exam in one
8. After registration, you will be able to access your lessons,
and your certificates (if you have subscribed for Paid Access). Certificates are kept in your profile where you
may access them later. However, for your own record,
please save the certificate in your server, print it out, and sign the
certificate as indicated.
9. Your signature on the certificate that you print out will certify
that you personally completed the course.
10. Taking a course through completion (completing the exam and
evaluation) implies agreement with our policies. Please read the
12. The passing score is 70% and tests may be repeated three times until successfully passed.
13. Once you have passed a course successfully, you will be
redirected to the evaluation area and to download your certificate.
For any questions, please email or call us. Please refer to the Contact
If you are a course evaluator, you will receive additional information
on accessing your courses.
For subscribed members, we may contact you for information related to
your courses, or to inform you of our other services and course
offerings. Please opt out if you do not choose to receive information
from us. However, we reserve the right to contact you for any questions
regarding your account or courses that you have taken.
By registering and completing a course, you agree that we may use your comments and suggestions to improve the website, including using your comments for promotional purposes such as testimonials with your initials or first name and family name initials only.
We reserve the right to create new account log-ins and/or assign
or change passwords for administrative, promotional, or security purposes.
The preferred method for contacting us is through email. However,
you may use the "Contact Us" section if it is more convenient for you.
To send message you must enter your name and valid email address. After
you've pressed "Send now" button your message will be sent
automatically to the administrator. You should receive
confirmation of message sent right after you click "Send". Please email if you do not receive a confirmation
1. Course materials and information on the course will be
available online after registration. Links to required readings will be
included. Access to instructor by phone or email will be available upon
2. Participants complete the readings and practicum/exercises.
3. A minimum of 6-point multiple choice/ true or false/ or
fill-in-the-blanks examination based on the program content, will be
completed for each contact hour awarded. Links to the exam and
evaluation are posted.
4. In addition to the exam, the participant will need to complete the
evaluation form in order to fulfill the requirements for a course
5. A 70% passing score is required to assess completion of the agenda.
Upon completion of required readings, practicum, lecture notes, exam
and evaluation, participant may download Cerficate of Completion, (for Paid Access subscribers).
Certificate of completion will be available upon confirmation of
payment and passing score on the exam,and evaluation. If the
participant (For Course Evaluators only) does not obtain a passing score, he/she may retake the exam
up to two times. If still unable to pass the exam, no contact hours
or refund will be provided. The participant may take another offering
for the same number of contact hours at no charge, and the same
policies will apply.
6. In addition to the information required on the continuing education
certificate for CNE, participant must sign the certificate upon receipt
with the statement that they have personally completed the web-based
7. Possession of a printed contact hour certificate is not a valid
proof of awarded contact hours unless the following conditions have been met:
Valid Registration (with title, state and license number)
Completion of the lessons (60 minutes per contact hour, or per current
Passing the exam with 70% score
Completing the evaluation
Signature of participant
*Your signature on the certificate that you print out will certify that
you personally completed the course.
Participant agrees to the the course requirements and policies before
taking the exam for contact hour credits. Please contact us with any
Pre-registration fees are refunded if cancelled within 48 hours of the
program, minus $5.00 fee for processing per person. Participant may
take the option of attending another program with the same number of
contact hours, within a year of the original program.
Group programs: We
up to 50% of total fee for cancellation of confirmed group
presentations less than one week of a scheduled program, unless
arrangements have been made prior to scheduling. If the program is to
be rescheduled at a later date, we may charge a 15% re-schedule fee
instead. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about
confirmed group programs.
Provider cancellation: We
c ancel a scheduled program due to weather or emergency, or if unable to
meet the minimum number of participants by the deadline. Cancelled
programs will be re-scheduled at a later date. Participants may elect
to attend other program/programs that would equal the same number of
contact hours as the original program.
Payments accepted by check, money order, or cash on the day of program.
Online payment by credit card may be made through “PayPal”.
A $30.00 fee will be charged for checks returned with insufficient
Thank you for selecting Culture Advantage for your continuing education
needs. Please take time to inform us of any problems with our site. We
need this information in order to serve you better. Thank you.