West Virginia State NursingCE

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West Virginia State NursingCE Requirements

West Virginia Registered Nurse (RN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 12 CE hours every year, 2 of which must be related to mental health conditions common to veterans. If you are authorized to prescribe, dispense, and/or administer controlled substances, you are required 3 hours of drug diversion training at initial licensure, and 1 hour every renewal thereafter.

West Virginia Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 24 CE hours every year. Of those hours, 3 must be in substance abuse and 2 must be in mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans for every renewal. There is a one time requirement of 2 CE hours in end-of-life care with pain management at initial renewal.

West Virginia Nurse Practitioner (NP) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 24 CE hours each licensing period. 12 of those hours must be in pharmacology and 12 hours must be in clinical management practice.

West Virginia Required NursingCE Courses

Complete these Required Courses towards your West Virginia State Requirements

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5
Mental Health for Veterans 2
End of Life Care and Pain Management 2
Total Hours: 9

Recommended CE Courses

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

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Pain Management 5
Child Maltreatment 3
Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace 2
HIV/AIDS 6
Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery 1
Medical Errors 5
Domestic and Community Violence 3
Infection Control 6
Nursing Evidenced-Based Practice 1
Geriatrics 2
Suicide and Suicide Prevention 6
Total Hours: 40

Add-On NursingCE Courses

NursingCE Courses That May Augment Your Nursing Expertise

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Palliative Care 3
Total Hours: 3
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