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What Are West Virginia's Nursing CE Requirements?

Cynira Clay - 03/17/19

What Are West Virginia's Nursing CE Requirements?

Many states in the U.S. require a certain number of contact hours for license renewal. As a RN in West Virginia, you are required to complete 12 CE hours every year. 2 CE hours must be in Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and their families and. If you are authorized to prescribe, dispense, and/or administer controlled substances, you must initially complete 3 CE hours of drug diversion training and best practice prescribing. After the first three-hour course, you only have to complete one hour of CE in drug diversion training and best practice prescribing annually.

As a LPN in West Virginia, you are required to complete 24 CE hours every year. 2 CE hours must be in Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and their families. You must also complete a one-time requirement of 2 CE hours related to end-of-life care including pain management. You must also complete 3 CE hours in Substance Abuse.

If you are a NP in West Virginia, you are required to complete 24 CE hours every two years. 12 CE hours must be in pharmacology and 12 hours must be in clinical management.

Check out these courses to meet your West Virginia CE requirements:

You can get started by creating a free account on NursingCE.com to complete your West Virginia Nursing CEU requirements. You can review all of our courses and assessments on your laptop or mobile device.