Pennsylvania RNs must complete 30 hours of Board approved CE during biennial renewal periods. The Board assigns registered nurses to one of the following license expiration dates:
April 30 in the even-numbered years
October 31 in the even-numbered years
April 30 in the odd-numbered years
October 31 in the odd-numbered years
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 and funeral directors applying for the renewal of a license issued by the Board shall be required to complete at least 2 hours of DPW-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of renewal.