CE Requirements for Nurses in Washington

Requirements specific to Nurses in Washington

Required Courses: 1

Washington LPNs and RNs are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education every year in order to renew a license.*

A RN and LPN must complete a one-time, six hour continuing education training in Suicide and Suicide Prevention. Please note the NursingCE's Suicide and Suicide Prevention training is currently under review for approval by the board. 

Washington APRNs must complete 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years. An additional 15 hours in pharmacology is required if you have prescriptive authority.

All nurses must renew their license by their birthday during their renewal period in order to remain in active status.


Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Washington

Complete these courses towards your Washington nursing CE requirements.

Over 500 hours of CE for one low price
Suicide and Suicide Prevention Nursing CE Course

6.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Required Start Course
Avoiding Nurse Burnout Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Cystic Fibrosis for RNs and LPNs Nursing CE Course

3.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Influenza for RNs and LPNs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Ovarian Cancer for RNs and LPNs Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Cultural Competency Nursing CE Course

1.5 ANCC contact hours

0.0 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Critical Thinking 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 Washington's Board of Nursing Website