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New York Continuing Education Requirements

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New York Registered Nurse (RN)

2 Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS
For specific Courses
(2 + 1) Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS for specific courses
Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Special Requirements
Every RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework or qualify for an exemption.  Thereafter, each RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework every four (4) years or qualify for an exemption. 
Required Courses
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NY State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nursing Unit
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-3398 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000

New York Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

New York Requires
3 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS
For specific Courses
New York requires
3 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS for specific courses
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Certification in specialty area required.

Special Requirements
Infection Control Coursework
Every RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework or qualify for an exemption.  Thereafter, each RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework every four (4) years or qualify for an exemption. 

Child Abuse Reporting Coursework 
Before NYSED will issue you a limited permit or RN license, you must complete NYSED approved child abuse reporting coursework or qualify for an exemption.

Prescribers licensed under Title Eight of the Education Law in New York to treat humans and who have a DEA registration number to prescribe controlled substances, as well as medical residents who prescribe controlled substances under a facility DEA registration number, must complete at least three (3) hours of course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction.  The course work or training must be completed by July 1, 2017, and once every three years thereafter, 
Required Courses
Get one year unlimited ARNP CEUs $30
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NY State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nursing Unit
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-3398 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000

New York Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS
For specific Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS for specific courses
Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2019
CEs not required.

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.

New York Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

1 Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS
For specific Courses
(1 + 1) Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS for specific courses
Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2019

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.

Special Requirements
Every RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework or qualify for an exemption.  Thereafter, each RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework every four (4) years or qualify for an exemption. 
Required Courses
Get one year unlimited LPN CEUs $30
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NY State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nursing Unit
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-3398 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000

New York Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
CEs not required.
Must have worked at least 8 consecutive hours for pay in the immediate 24 months prior to certification renewal.
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.
New York State Department of Health
Website: Visit Site Address: Corning Tower Empire State Plaza
Albany  12237

New York Home Health Aid (HHA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
CEs not required.
The home health agency where the home health aide is employed must provide nursing supervision and 12 hours of in-service training per year. 
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.
New York State Department of Health
Website: Visit Site Address: Corning Tower Empire State Plaza
Albany  12237

New York Physical Therapist (PT)

New York Requires
36 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
New York requires
36 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Physical Therapists are required to earn 36 hours of continuing education during each three-year registration renewal period.  

CEUfast, Inc. is approved to provide the following courses to you:

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.

Get one year unlimited PT CEUs $30
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Physical Therapy, Podiatry & Ophthalmic Dispensing Office of the Professions NYS Education Dept
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-402-5944 Website: Visit Site Address: 89 Washington Ave.
Albany  12234

New York Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

New York Requires
36 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
New York requires
36 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Physical Therapists are required to earn 36 hours of continuing education during each three-year registration renewal period.  

CEUfast, Inc. is approved to provide the following courses to you:

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.

CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.

Get one year unlimited PTA CEUs $30
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Physical Therapy, Podiatry & Ophthalmic Dispensing Office of the Professions NYS Education Dept
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-402-5944 Website: Visit Site Address: 89 Washington Ave.
Albany  12234

New York Athletic Trainer (AT/AL)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
CEs not required.
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.
CEUFast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.
Office of the Professions, athletic training
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-402-5354 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000

New York Respiratory Therapist (RT)

New York Requires
30 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
New York requires
30 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Respiratory Therapist must earn 30 hours of continuing education every three years. Only 15 hours many be earned by informal self-study courses (internet courses). Formal self-study courses include courses where the instructor can provide immediately to questions and concerns. 
Special Requirements

CEUfast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for "Infection Control & Barrier Precautions Course" ID# IC 145.

CEUfast, Inc. is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department approved for our "Child Abuse: New York Mandated Reporter Training" Course ID# 80870.

Self-study courses must constitute not more than half of the total hours.

Respiratory Therapy Technicians: 24 hours
Required Courses
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NY State Education Department Office of the Professions Division of Professional Licensing Services Respiratory Therapy Unit
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-402-5354 Website: Visit Site Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000

New York Occupational Therapist (OT)

New York Requires
36 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
New York requires
36 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
An Occupational Therapist is required by New York State Education Law to complete 36 contact hours of approved continuing competency within each three-year renewal period.
Get one year unlimited OT CEUs $30
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NY State Education Department Office of the Professions
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-1449 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Ave
Albany  12234-1000

New York Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)

New York Requires
36 Hours
Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
New York requires
36 hours Every three years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019
An Occupational Therapy Assistant is required by New York State Education Law to complete 36 contact hours of approved continuing competency within each three-year renewal period.
Get one year unlimited OTA CEUs $30
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NY State Education Department Office of the Professions
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-1449 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Ave
Albany  12234-1000

New York Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

2 Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS
For specific Courses
(2 + 1) Required Courses
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Electronic Reporting to
New York DOS for specific courses
Last Updated: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Certification in specialty area required.
Special Requirements
Every RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework or qualify for an exemption.  Thereafter, each RN and LPN must complete NYSED approved infection control coursework every four (4) years or qualify for an exemption. 
Required Courses
Get one year unlimited CNS CEUs $30
Sign Up
NY State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nursing Unit
Phone: 518-474-3817 Fax: 518-474-3398 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 89 Washington Avenue
Albany  12234-1000