St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's
third-largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas,
including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers,
and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

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CE Direct

St. David’s HealthCare and the Academy for Clinical Excellence has invested in a two year CE Direct membership providing unlimited access to 1,000+ hours of continuing education for nurses and allied health professionals, as well as 900+ hours of nursing certification test prep content from Pearls Review, including reviews for ACLS and PALS. The CE Direct membership benefits include:

  • 1,000+ hours of CE and 900+ hours of certification test prep content online at
  • Podcast audio courses available via iTunes and the CE Direct®learning system


Logging in is easy and can be done from any computer with internet access. To log onto CE Direct:

  • Go to
  • Your log in ID is your 3-4 ID
  • Your initial password is stdavids (lower case) 
  • Follow the prompts to change your password to your 3-4 ID—it’s simpler and easier to remember.
  • Start earning CEs!

For more information about CE Direct and Pearls Review, please contact Robert Williams, Education Coordinator at the Academy for Clinical Excellence at 544-0103 or


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