Pennsylvania Nursing Continuing Education Courses

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Recertification Requirements for Holistic Nurses

Successful completion of 100 contact hours of Continuing Education in Holistic Nursing within the five years period preceding the date of expiration of the certification period. At least twenty percent (20%) of the contact hours must directly address Holistic Nursing. The remaining contact hours can be related to holistic methods of practice; studies that facilitate self-care and growth; and transformation within a holistic context. Appropriate documentation of continued education (certificates of completion) must be submitted with application for Recertification.

 

Pennsylvania Board of Nursing State Continuing Education Requirements:

CE Requirements for RNs: 30 hours of Board approved CE during biennial renewal periods. All hours may be earned on-line.

 

CE Requirements for LPNs: No CE Required

 

New Regulation Effective January 1, 2015: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

Effective January 1, 2015, all persons applying for issuance of an initial license shall be required to complete 3 hours of DPW-approved training in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of licensure. Additionally, effective with the first license renewal after January 1, 2015, all health-related licensees applying for the renewal of a license issued by the Board shall be required to complete at least 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of renewal.

OnlineCE.com offers a 2 hour course for license renewal to meet this requirement.
See our topic: Abuse - Child and Elder and take course titled "Abuse - Child for PA Mandatory Reporters".
This CE Course #OCEC0001 Approved by PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs for Mandatory Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting and counts towards 2 hours of PA license renewal credit.


OnlineCE.com offers a 3 hour course for initial licensure to meet this requirement.
See our topic: Abuse - Child and Elder and take course titled "Abuse - Child for PA Mandatory Reporters for Initial Licensure". This CE Course #OCEC0002 Approved by PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs for Mandatory Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting and counts towards 3 hours of PA license renewal credit.

 

OnlineCE.com will submit your completion of the Child Abuse course by an electronic report to the PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs on the Monday following the date of completion. The PA Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs then loads the course completion information to Bureau's website where your individual licensing board accesses the completion information. OnlineCE.com cannot submit this information directly to your licensing board.

 


Pennsylvania Nursing Continuing Education Requirements:

Pennsylvania Nursing Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Pennsylvania Nursing Continuing Education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Pennsylvania licensees are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Pennsylvania Nursing Continuing Education requirements.

 

Revised: 2016-11-28 10:33:41