Working through the Georgia process to reinstate my respiratory care practitioner license I’ve been digging around for free Continuing Education Units (CEUs). I need 30 to submit as part of my reinstatement.
The paid CEU hours seem to run around $15.00 per hour and $7.50 per hours at the American Association for Respiratory Care’s website. The discounted hours, $7.50, would run me $225.00 to complete the 30 hours. That fee along with the Georgia reinstatement fee of $400.00 and the Georgia fee to verify my National Boards for Respirator Care credential, $5.00, winds up to be $630.00. So, you can imagine, I’m doing what I can to keep the cost down.
The first few credits, all free, went well and I exhausted the hours offered on the site where I was harvesting for hours. The next site got me running, I got past the course material then got caught in some loop of infinite wonder. There was no way it seemed to complete the program. I gave up and moved onto the next free class.
This class was written by guys I know well having worked with them for decades. The course presented one slide, which seemed weird. There was downloadable material so I downloaded and read their text.
When I tried to take the quiz I was only offered two questions. I needed to make a 70% to pass. Problem is that there are actually 15 questions on the final quiz. I couldn’t get the final 13 questions to appear. I’d answer questions one and two then get my results, 2 out of 15 correct without even seeing questions 3 through 15.
I was able to make two attempts before become barred from further efforts to make the remaining questions appear.
Even though the past two courses didn’t eat any cash, they were a waste of time. I suppose you can’t expect too much for free.