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  1. Gormley, Denise K. PhD, RN


The integration of educational technology into nursing continuing education in the form of online learning involves a shift in thinking from traditional views of nursing education. With advances in technology and increased comfort with the Internet, more professional development staff are offering online continuing education courses. Considerations for professional development staff include transition of roles for the educator and the learner, structure of course offerings, and whether to use synchronous or asynchronous formatting.