Continuing Education

adults in training class

The Riverside Community Training Center is here to offer healthcare professionals of any organization the opportunity to earn certification and CNE/AMA PRA Category 1 credit in several curriculums. The Riverside Community Training Center is located in the Education Department of Riverside Medical Center located in the lower level of 350 North Wall Kankakee, IL.

For information on Continuing Medical Education (CME) available for physicians, contact Kathryn Hanrahan at


Riverside Medical Center is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Rush University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the Illinois Nurses' Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Directors / Faculty

Al Ponton, MSN, RN, EMT-P, LI
EMS System Manager
ACLS/PALS Regional Faculty

Ann Strawson, RN, BSN
CTC Faculty/Co-Director

Cheri Rogers, RN, MSN, CCRN
ACLS Faculty/Co-director