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Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2016 9:34 AM

RN Requirement:
30 contact hours each 2-year period immediately preceding renewal.

CRNP Requirement:
30 contact hours each 2-year period immediately preceding renewal. CRNPs with prescriptive authority are required to have a minimum of 16 of the 30 contact hours in pharmacology.

LPN Requirement:
No general CE requirement.

Special Requirement for ALL health related licenses:

Effective January 1, 2015, all persons applying for issuance of an initial license shall be required to complete 3 hours of DHS - 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 and funeral directors 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.

Phone:
717-783-7142

Website:
Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Email:
ST-NURSE@pa.gov

Mailing Address:
State Board of Nursing
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649

CNA Requirement:
Required to work for pay as a nurse aide in a nursing environment such as a nursing home, hospital or home health setting for at least eight hours during the previous 24 months of enrollment in the nurse aide registry.

Phone:
800-852-0518 or 717-787-1816

Website:
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Mailing Address:
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health and Welfare Building, Room 526
8th Floor West
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Requirements Disclaimer: Although we try to keep our links and other information as up-to-date as possible, ultimately, it is the responsibility of each individual user to understand and keep up-to-date with the requirements of the license possessed.

 

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