Certification and Educational Opportunities


MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital promotes an environment of learning through continuing education and professional development. Advanced and specialty nursing certification promotes ongoing education and advancement goals for all licensed nursing personnel. Specialty certification enhances quality patient care delivery and the quality of nursing leadership at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. The Department of Nursing Education and Staff Development sponsors the Online Nursing Education Center, which offers online certification and review courses to nursing staff who wish to obtain specialty certification. MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital currently boasts 138 certified nurses in 39 separate specialties.

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital recognizes the importance of personal growth and the opportunity for career advancement. We encourage nurses to increase their knowledge and incorporate their new understanding into clinical practice. We offer nurses online education through free computer programs where nurses can earn CEUs through Nursing Spectrum CEU program. Our onsite computer lab is available to all nurses to support them and help make professional growth a priority.