Washington DC

Washington DC Nurses

The District of Columbia Board of Nursing accepts courses from CE Leaders. CE Leaders is an approved provider through CE Broker with Provider Number (#50-33450). CE Leaders will electronically report successful completed courses to CE Broker.

State Requirements

RNs must complete 24 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 2 contact hours in COVID Vaccinations (for active licenses on September 2021), 2 contact hours in LGTBQ or Cultural Awareness, and 3 contact hours in HIV/AIDS or Director’s Topics, which are listed below.

LPNs must complete 18 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 2 contact hours in COVID Vaccinations (for active licenses on September 2021), 2 contact hours in LGTBQ or Cultural Awareness, and 3 contact hours in HIV/AIDS or Director’s Topics, which are listed below.

Director’s Topics:
• Responsible opioid prescribing and effective pain management
• Nutrition and obesity prevention
• Identifying and reporting abuse (child and adult), neglect (child and adult), human trafficking, and domestic violence
• Sexual health (including taking sexual history, discussing sexual experiences with patients, sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV/AIDS), HPV vaccines, connections to cancer, latent tuberculosis, safe sex, and birth control)
• Ethics and appropriate patient interactions (i.e. boundaries, patient privacy, and communications including telehealth)
• Smoking, vaping, and tobacco (including dangers, smoking cessation, and non-smoke tobacco products)
• Preparing your patients for an emergency and handling vulnerable populations in an emergency
• Identifying impairment (physical or mental) in patients and providers (including complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act)
• Vaccinations (including legal requirements and appropriate exemptions)
• Implicit bias, cultural competence and Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in health and health care

*Check with the District of Columbia Board of Nursing if you have any questions about the CE requirements in Washington DC.

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Aging and Age Related Care Issues

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Prime Approach to Care Management

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Diagnosis, Treatment and Care of Patients with Cognitive Impairments

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Elder Abuse: Implications for Health Care Professionals

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Human Trafficking: How Health Care Professionals Can Make a Difference

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Medical Error Reduction and Prevention

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery

Contact Hours: 1 | Price: $5.95

Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Sepsis Recognition and Management

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

Understanding Sickle Cell Disease, Complications, and Barriers to Care

Contact Hours: 2 | Price: $5.95

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