Faculty member presenting to CE students

Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) for registered nurses in Washington

The Professional Development office provides regular, relevant continuing education (CE) for registered nurses in Washington. Click through course offerings below for CE opportunities and for nurses needing to meet Washington state licensing requirements.

Professional Vocational Relationships

This 15-hour self-directed course provides the nurse who has been educated as a practical nurse outside of the United States, in another state, or recommended by the Department of Health the opportunity to meet the State of Washington requirement related to Professional Vocational Relationships.

Cost: $150

SANE Clinical Skills Training

This in-person Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) clinical skills training program is a comprehensive course meeting the IAFN SANE Education Guidelines, providing 16 contact hours in nursing upon completion.

Cost: $450

School Nursing: Preparation for Initial Certification

This course is designed for a nurse with a BSN who wishes to prepare for certification as a school nurse. Topics will include the role of the school nurse, schools and society, growth and development, learning strategies, school law, and the legal and professional responsibilities of the ESA-prepared school nurse. This hybrid course will incorporate independent study and classroom instruction.  Independent study course materials are to be completed and submitted to the faculty prior to the dates of classroom instruction for evaluation. Classroom instruction is offered virtually over Zoom.

Cost: $450

Free Continuing Education Courses

The College of Nursing offers free continuing education (CE) courses to our preceptors in gratitude for their role in educating the next generation of nursing professionals.