CE for RNs, LVNs, and Psychiatric Technicians in California

Continuing Education for California RNs

RNs in California are required to earn 30 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years.

Courses must be related to the scientific knowledge and/or technical skills required for the practice of nursing, or be related to direct and/or indirect patient/client care. For example, accepted course content may include courses in related areas, e.g. human sexuality; death, dying, and grief; foreign languages (conversational); therapeutic interpersonal relationship skills; pharmacology; and those related to specialty areas of nursing practice.

The CA Board of Nursing accepts courses completed online.

Continuing Education for CA LVNs and Psychiatric Technicians

LVNs and Psychiatric Technicians in California must complete 30 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years.

The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians accepts courses offered by providers approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

CE Approval:

At Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 15512.

California Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, to fulfill their CE requirements.

California RNs, LVNs, and Psychiatric Technicians can earn all of their credits online through athealth.com. Click here to view the course catalog

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the California continuing education regulations, go to http://www.rn.ca.gov/licensees/ce-renewal.shtml and http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/general_information/faq.shtml

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on May 16, 2015