Continuing Education for Virginia Nurses

Virginia nurses, LPN and RN, are required to earn thirty (30) contact hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years. The content of each continuing education course must be relevant to the practice of nursing.

The Virginia Board of Nursing accepts online courses offered by providers approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing or any other state board of nursing.

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State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Virginia continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on Jun 15, 2018.