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.
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 in-person and virtually.
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.
Personal and 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 Personal and Vocational Relationships.