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New York Board of Nursing State CE Requirements offers an Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse course and an Infection Control course that meet New York continuing education requirements. These courses are available in a variety of formats: online and in print.

CE Requirements for RNs:

RNs are required to complete 3 contact hours infection control every 4 years; 2 contact hours child abuse (one time requirement for initial license); Programs must be from an approved provider.

Any prescriber with a DEA registration number must complete 3 hours of course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction. Course work must be completed by July 1, 2017, and once every three years thereafter. PHL §3309-a(3). Training topics may be covered by a single comprehensive training or by multiple individual training's for a total of at least three hours. Prescribers must complete course work in the following eight topic areas:
  1. New York State and federal requirements for prescribing controlled substances
  2. Pain management
  3. Appropriate prescribing
  4. Managing acute pain
  5. Palliative medicine
  6. Prevention (screening and signs of addiction)
  7. Responses to abuse and addiction
  8. End of life care.

CE Requirements for LPNs:

LPNs are required to complete 3 contact hours infection control every 4 years; Program must be from an approved provider.

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Course TitleCourse IDContact hoursMedia Type
Children in Pain
CE276-60 1.00 hrs
Common Fallacies About Cancer Pain
CE141-60 1.00 hrs
Heroin Is Not Chic
The Epidemic Continues
CE176-60 1.00 hrs
Hospice and Palliative Care
Right Patient, Right Time, Right Place
CE312-60 1.00 hrs
How Can We Reach Teenage Smokers?
CE229-60 1.00 hrs
Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment in New York
60012 2.00 hrs
Identifying Pain in the Hospice Patient
CE235-60 1.00 hrs
Knocking Out Pain Safely with PCA
CE442 1.00 hrs
Lessons From the Dying Patient, Part 1: The Fear of Death and Symbolic Language
WEB321 1.00 hrs
Lessons From the Dying Patient, Part 2: The Five Stages of Dying
WEB322 1.00 hrs
Lessons From the Dying Patient, Part 3: Children and Death and Sudden Death
WEB323 1.00 hrs
Meth Abuse
Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood
CE395-60 1.00 hrs
NY Mandated Infection Control for Healthcare Professionals
60010 3.00 hrs
Pain Management and Ethics
WEB235 1.00 hrs
Pain Management Basics
CE648 1.00 hrs
Prescription Drug Abuse
Knowing the Danger Signs
CE552 1.00 hrs
Preventing Late-Life Suicide
CE277-60 1.00 hrs
Recognizing Drug-Seeking Behavior
CE210-60 1.00 hrs
Responsible Opioid Prescribing
Balancing Effective Chronic Pain Management in an Era of Prescription Medication Misuse and Abuse
60192 2.50 hrs
Responsible Opioid Prescribing, Chronic Pain and Addiction
CE703 1.50 hrs
Systemic Effects of Cocaine
CE737 1.00 hrs
The Nurse With Substance Use Disorder
Moving Past the “Impaired” Nurse Label
CE153-60 1.00 hrs

Continuing Education courses listed in this New York Requirements for Professional Licensure category will help you to meet the licensure requirements for RNs and other health care professionals in New York.

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