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To maintain their national board-certification and their state licensures, all nurse practitioners (NPs) must complete a certain amount of continuing education on a recurring basis. For some NPs, a percentage of their continuing education must be pharmacology-related and another percentage must be specific to their medical specialty.
Nurse practitioners should check with the Board of Nursing in the state that they are licensed to determine the continuing education requirements for their registered nurse (RN) and NP licensures. They should also check with their certifying board (e. g. American Nurses Credentialing Center) to ascertain the requirements to maintain their specialty certification.
After figuring out your requirements, the next step is finding the best continuing education. Whether it's a live conference, online video, or text-based article, locating the best content can be difficult. Well, look no further! This post discusses six of my favorite places to find high-quality, evidence-based post-professional education for NPs.
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