West Virginia Board of Nursing Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

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5 Mandatory Hours
19 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
24 Mandatory Hours
0 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
4 Mandatory Hours
8 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your nursing license in West Virginia

This nursing licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. We recommend you contact the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain nursing licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

West Virginia Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 5
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2020
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2020

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:


Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Their Family Members – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period. 


Chemical Dependency/Substance Use Disorders – 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period. 


End-of-Life Care – 2 contact hours; 1-time requirement.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Phone: 3047440900
Fax: 3047440600
Address:
90 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Suite 203
Charleston, WV 25303

West Virginia Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 24
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2020

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:


Pharmacotherapeutics – 12 contact hours every 2-year renewal period; 8 contact hours may be used for renewal/reinstatement of Limited Prescriptive Authority.


Clinical Management of Patients – 12 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 within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Phone: 3047440900
Fax: 3047440600
Address:
90 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Suite 203
Charleston, WV 25303

West Virginia Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2020

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Their Family Members – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period. 

Additional requirement for RNs prescribing, administering, or dispensing controlled substances:
Drug Diversion and Safe Prescribing Practices – 3 contact hours initially and 1 contact hour thereafter every 1-year renewal period.  

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Phone: 3047440900
Fax: 3047440600
Address:
90 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Suite 203
Charleston, WV 25303

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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.