Dist. Columbia Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Dist. Columbia 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 District of Columbia Health Professional Licensing Administration Board of Nursing accepts courses from any provider who is ANCC accredited.

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405. 
NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

RNs are required 24 contact hours every two years, 3 of which must be in HIV/AIDS and are required to complete 2 hours of instruction in cultural competency focusing on patients who identify as LGBTQ.

APRNs are required 24 contact hours every two years, 15 of which must be in pharmacology, 3 hours must be in HIV/AIDS and 2 hours of instruction in cultural competency focusing on patients who identify as LGBTQ.

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LPNs are required 18 contact hours every two years, 3 of which must be in HIV/AIDS and 2 hours of instruction in cultural competency focusing on patients who identify as LGBTQ.

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For More Information

Please contact the District of Columbia Health Professional Licensing Administration Board of Nursing at (202) 442-4845 or (877) 672-2174, or visit their website at https://doh.dc.gov/lpn-application-package.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/registered_nursing.pdf - RNs and APRNs.
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/nurse_practitioner.pdf - APRN Pharmacology.
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/Nursing_Licensed_Practical_Nurses.pdf - LPNs.