WCEA License Renewal

In this blog post, we provide a comprehensive guide about WCEA license renewal and everything that you need to know about the WCEA App. As part of the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Program (MCPDP), WCEA and the Nigerian Nursing and Midwifery Council have launched subscription-based programs for nurses and midwives, effective January 1, 2023. A current membership is required for all nurses and midwives who want to use their WCEA certificates for licensure renewal.

A maximum of three credit units (30 hours) may be earned by Nigerian nurses and midwives through WCEA.

Diaspora nurses and midwives who are registered with the NMCN are required to complete three CEUs (30 hours) in order to renew their licenses. Thanks to our cooperation with e-integrity, NHS & Health Education England, and UK Royal Colleges, you will have access to over 100 courses covering all specialty areas that have received ANCC accreditation.

This is a result of continued collaboration between the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) to ensure nurses & midwives in Nigeria benefit from this world renowned free, open-access educational platform.

For Nigerian nurses, 30 hours of study amount to 3 credit units, which can be combined with another 3 credit units from any NMCN-accredited physical MCPDP-programs

Nigerian nurses are hereby urged to utilize this platform to their advantage for updating nursing knowledge & skills and for license renewal.

NMCN Introduces WCEA Fees: Nigerian nurses can renew their licenses through WCEA CPD courses.

1. Beginning on January 1, 2023, a subscription fee of ten thousand naira (N10,000) for Nigerian nurses and midwives and fifty dollars ($50) for those living abroad will be charged for each of the three credit units (30 hours) in a three-year cycle of WCEA CPD courses.

2. Six credit units of CPD, one of which must be MCPDP, are mandated for Nigerian nurses and midwives. WCEA, however, is only available for three credit units.

3. Prior to renewing their licenses, all nurses and midwives who are registered with the NMCN in the Diaspora and who do not have MCPDP certificates or other approved NMCN CPDs (such the NANNNA conference) must finish three credit units on the WCEA platform.

4. The WCEA site accepts payments by all methods permitted in Nigeria, including cards, USSD, bank transfers, cash deposits, and more.

5. Please be aware that VAT, transaction fees, and tax are not included in the fees mentioned above.

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Complete Guide On How to Sign Up Wcea App

Users Guide: World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) app and web platform for Nigerian Nurses and Midwives

1. Visit these links to register: https://www.wcea.education/nmhttps://engagement.wcea.education/nmcncn (Nurses)

2. Check inbox & spam for an email containing your Login details

Username: ________
Password: _________

3. Download the WCEA App on your phone by using the QR code, the Google Play Store, and IOS download link sent to your email along your username or by going directly to Google and IOS Stores

http://onelink.to/wcea (always use the latest version) https://cpd.wcea.education/

4. Login to your app or platform using your Login details ( copy and paste )

5. On the app, select the courses you wish to study and click Download, then wait a bit until the download is complete.

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Important Information about Wcea App

IMPORTANT: IF you wish to study offline, the course/s once downloaded are stored in the wallet, symbol in the bottom middle of App.
Switch off your WIFI or Data, DO NOT LOG OUT OF THE APP, and complete the courses when you have time.

When you reconnect to the internet, your certificates will generate and appear in the Education Tracker.

6. If you want to study straight away, Click on Start TAKE COURSE to start the course

7. Click on TAKE EXAM to take the exams/quiz after the course.

8. Complete the Evaluation after the Exam.

9. To find your certificates – Go to the Education Tracker(bottom right hand corner of the App)

10. Click on Export Summary Report at the bottom of the Education tracker (top left corner of the App)

11. You can also register & join Webinars in the App. You will find webinar below the NMCN symbol.

DO NOT LOG OUT OF THE APP

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you practicing Nurse or Midwife in Nigeria?
If so, in order to renew your practice license, you must complete the MCPDP and acquire 6 CPD credit units (60 hours). As part of the MCPDP, three credit units (30 hours) can be obtained using the WCEA online portal.
 

Are you a Nigerian Nurse or Midwife practicing Overseas/Diaspora?

When renewing your license, if you are a nurse or midwife working outside of Nigeria (the Diaspora), you MUST have completed three credit units (30 hours) on the WCEA platform and have a valid WCEA subscription. Additionally, you ought to be able to renew in the nation in which you presently practice by using courses certified by the ANCC and the UK Royal College.


How to make a Payment

 

Nigerian Payments: The WCEA platform offers all accepted payment methods in Nigeria. It is advised that you utilize a phone number, USSD, card, or bank deposit.

International Payments: Payment cards that are not Nigerian are eligible for international payments. We accept NGN, USD, GBP, and Euros.

Where I can Find My Certificates or CPO Points

After finishing a course, passing a post-test, and finishing the assessment, the certificate will show up in the mobile app and LMS’s Education Tracker.

The video guide on education tracker

You might have numerous accounts if you are still unable to locate your courses. It is advised that you check to see if you have further accounts using the forgotten username.

Both the LMS and the mobile app’s education tracker will include your CPD credentials. At this time, certificates are not sent by email because they are available for download on the Education Tracker.

How to download certificates: a video guide.

The certificates are also listed in the LMS platform’s education tracking.

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Abdullahi Suleiman a Certified Registered Nurse based in Nigeria, an Entrepreneur and Also a Blogger, passionate about Community Development and Cosmetic Nursing

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