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Pennsylvania Board of Nursing State CE Requirements

The next renewal deadline for Pennsylvania Nurses with RN licenses is April 30, 2016. Pennsylvania RNs must complete all 30 hours of CE before the end of the renewal period. Any CE hours completed outside of the biennial renewal period may not be used towards the required 30 hours.

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CE Requirements for RNs:

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.


    CE Requirements for LPNs:

    No CE Required.

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