CE Requirements for Nurses in Pennsylvania

Requirements specific to Nurses in Pennsylvania

Required Courses: 1

  • RNs are required to complete 30 hours of CE for each license renewal period
  • APRNs are required to complete 30 hours of CE for each license renewal period.
    • 16 hours of this training must be in Pharmacology
  • All PA nurses must complete the Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting training for license renewal
    • If this is the only course you need to complete your PA license renewal, please click here for our special 1-course offering.

Pennsylvania nursing licenses must be renewed either on April 30 or October 31 - check your license for details.


Attention Pennsylvania nurses: you must include your birthdate and the last 4 digits of your social security number in your user profile. Please carefully confirm that all demographic and personal information is accurate and an exact match with the information saved in your Pennsylvania Board of Nursing profile to ensure proper transmission of completion credits. Failure to do so may result in a delay or non-transmission to the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing of your completed course(s). 
All state courses completed during regular business hours (8-5 EST) will be submitted electronically to the BON on the following business day.

Any courses completed after regular business hours, on weekends, or holidays will be submitted electronically within 2 business days.

Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Pennsylvania

Complete these courses towards your Pennsylvania nursing CE requirements.

Over 500 hours of CE for one low price
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (Pennsylvania) Nursing CE Course

Attention Pennsylvania nurses: you must include your birthdate and the last 4 digits of your social security number in your user profile. Please carefully confirm that all demographic and personal information is accurate and an exact match with the information saved in your Pennsylvania Board of Nursing profile to ensure proper transmission of completion credits. Failure to do so may result in a delay or non-transmission to the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing of your completed course(s).<br/>All state courses completed during regular business hours (8-5 EST) will be submitted electronically to the BON on the following business day.<br/>Any courses completed after regular business hours, on weekends, or holidays will be submitted electronically within 2 business days.

3.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Required Start Course
Asthma Nursing CE Course for RNs and LPNs Part 1: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors, and Diagnosis Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Nutritional Support in Critical Illness: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition for RNs and LPNs Nursing CE Course

3.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Food Allergies Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Nursing CE Course for APRNs

2.5 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Suicide Prevention for Kentucky Nurses Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Medication Errors Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice.

You can learn more at Pennsylvania's Board of Nursing Website