New York Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

New York Nurses

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The New York State Board of Nursing accepts courses from any provider who is ANCC accredited.

Continuing Education Requirement

The New York State Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and NPs are required to complete course work or training in Infection Control at initial licensure and every four years thereafter. In addition, there is a one-time requirement of 2 hours in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting.

LPNs are required to complete course work or training in Infection Control at initial licensure and every four years thereafter.

NPs are required to also maintain national certification.

Those authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required to complete at least 3 hours of training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction, and every 3 years.

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For More Information

Please contact the New York State Board of Nursing at (518) 474-3817, or visit their website at http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/camemo.htm - Mandatory child abuse training for RNs and ANPs.
http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/icmemo.htm - Mandatory infection control training for RNs, ANPs, and LPNs.
https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/narcotic/mandatory_prescriber_education/docs/faq.pdf - Mandatory prescriber education for ANPs with controlled substances prescriptive authority.