Washington DC Nursing Continuing Education and CEU Credits

Looking for a nursing continuing education school in Washington DC? Western Schools has you covered for your nursing CE education and CEU credits. Our high-quality courses will help you expand your expertise and maintain your nursing license in Washington DC.

5 Mandatory Hours
13 Elective Hours
18 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Nursing license in Washington DC

This Nursing licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Washington DC District of Columbia, Department of Health. We recommend you contact the Washington DC District of Columbia, Department of Health for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain Nursing licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Washington DC Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 5
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2022
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2022

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
  • HIV and AIDS - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • LGBTQ - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
D.C. Law 21-95. LGBTQ Cultural Competency Continuing Education Amendment Act of 2016
LEGISLATION SUMMARY - Law 21-95 makes changes to the continuing education requirements for health professionals seeking the maintenance of their professional license, registration or certification. It specifies that two (2) credits of instruction pertinent to cultural competency or specialized clinical training that focuses on LGBTQ patients must be included as part of the continuing education requirements for any license, registration, or certification.


Additional requirement for APNs with prescriptive authority:
Pharmacology - 15 contact hours every 2-year renewal period. 

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Washington DC District of Columbia, Department of Health
Phone: 2024425955
Fax: 2024424795
Address: 899 N. Captial St., NE Wasthington, 20002

Washington DC Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 18
Mandatory Hours: 5
Elective Hours: 13
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2021
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2021

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
  • HIV and AIDS - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • LGBTQ - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
D.C. Law 21-95. LGBTQ Cultural Competency Continuing Education Amendment Act of 2016
LEGISLATION SUMMARY - Law 21-95 makes changes to the continuing education requirements for health professionals seeking the maintenance of their professional license, registration or certification. It specifies that two (2) credits of instruction pertinent to cultural competency or specialized clinical training that focuses on LGBTQ patients must be included as part of the continuing education requirements for any license, registration, or certification.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Washington DC District of Columbia, Department of Health
Phone: 2024425955
Fax: 2024424795
Address: 899 N. Captial St., NE Wasthington, 20002

Washington DC Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 5
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2022
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2022

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
  • HIV and AIDS - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • LGBTQ - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
D.C. Law 21-95. LGBTQ Cultural Competency Continuing Education Amendment Act of 2016
LEGISLATION SUMMARY - Law 21-95 makes changes to the continuing education requirements for health professionals seeking the maintenance of their professional license, registration or certification. It specifies that two (2) credits of instruction pertinent to cultural competency or specialized clinical training that focuses on LGBTQ patients must be included as part of the continuing education requirements for any license, registration, or certification.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Washington DC District of Columbia, Department of Health
Phone: 2024425955
Fax: 2024424795
Address: 899 N. Captial St., NE Wasthington, 20002

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.