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Required Kentucky Nursing CE Courses

Complete these required courses towards your Kentucky nursing CE requirements.

Domestic and Community Violence

3.0 contact hours

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Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

2.0 contact hours

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Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims (Kentucky)

2.0 contact hours

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Recommended Kentucky Nursing CE Courses

While these topics are not required, you may earn Kentucky nursing CE hours towards your license renewal

Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research

3.0 contact hours

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Palliative Care

3.0 contact hours

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Civility Matters! Strategies to Inspire Healthy, Productive Work Environments (Free)

1.0 contact hours

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Medical Errors

5.0 contact hours

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Influenza: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention (free)

1.0 contact hours

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Human Trafficking

2.0 contact hours

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Suicide and Suicide Prevention

6.0 contact hours

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Geriatrics

2.0 contact hours

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  • Kentucky nurses are required to complete 14 hours of CE to renew a license
  • APRNs with prescriptive authority must complete an additional 5 hours related to Pharmacology, for a total of 19 hours
    • Nurses with SANE credentials must complete Forensic Evidence Collection training




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