Washington State NursingCE

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Washington State NursingCE Requirements

Washington Registered Nurse (RN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 45 CE hours every three years.

Washington Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 45 CE hours every three years.

Washington Nurse Practitioner (NP) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 30 CE hours in the area of your specialty every two years. If you hold prescriptive authority, you are required to complete 15 CE hours in pharmacotherapeutics. There is also a one-time requirement of 6 CE hours of suicide prevention training, however, certified registered nurse anesthetists are excluded from this requirement.

Washington Required NursingCE Courses

Complete these Required Courses towards your Washington State Requirements

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Suicide and Suicide Prevention 6
Total Hours: 6

Recommended CE Courses

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

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Palliative Care 3
Pain Management 5
Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace 2
Domestic and Community Violence 3
Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery 1
Child Maltreatment 3
Medical Errors 5
Nursing Evidenced-Based Practice 1
Mental Health for Veterans 2
Infection Control 6
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5
Bioterrorism 4
Geriatrics 2
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma 2
Human Trafficking 2
Total Hours: 52
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