The UC Learning Center, powered by SumTotal, serves as the Learning Management System (LMS) for the University of California. The UC Learning Center is used at UC Davis Health for systemwide training and development and to manage and track employee training, including, mandatory training programs, instructor-led or eLearning activities.

Managers and designee's are able to perform a variety of tasks. Please refer to the guides and how-to videos below.

Download Manager Guides

View How-to Videos: Manager View

External employees may be granted LMS access if they have a UC Davis Computing Account (Kerberos).

To request a UC Davis Computing Account:

  • Submit a New External Employee request through Service Catalog. Once the request is complete, the external employee may create their UC Davis Computing Account by visiting and selecting "Get my UC Davis Computing Account".

To request an LMS account:

  • Submit a UC Learning Center LMS (External Employee) request through Service Catalog. If the external employee requires any assignments, please include the external employee's role (e.g. "Travel Nurse") and cost center.

The Center for Professional Practice of Nursing has an extensive library of online courses and continuing education available for staff to take in UC Learning Center.

Course catalog

Online courses can easily be found by searching or using the library within UC Learning Center. The CPPN course catalog is available here:

Continuing education

There are a number of online continuing education programs available below:

Additional training resources

If you would like to make an eLearning available for UC Learning Center, please develop your module following the UC Davis publication style guides using one of the UC Davis Health PowerPoint Templates. If there is a post-test, please create the questions and answers in a Word document.

An eLearning Information Sheet (PDF) is also required to be submitted with your module. When you are ready to submit your module, please send all related documents to

This service is only available for nursing related training. If you have any questions concerning making training available through UC Learning Center, please e-mail us at


If you have any issues or problems with UC Learning Center, please submit a Support Request through Employee Self Service or call (916) 734-HELP (4357).