State acceptance in West Virginia
Physicians: We are accepted by the WV Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
CME REQUIREMENTS: A. Continuing medical education designated as Category I by the American Medical Association or the American Academy of Family Physicians,
Nurses: We are accepted by the WV Board of Nursing
Pursuant to the West Virginia Legislative Code of Rule WV 19 CSR 11: · registered nurses are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education during each renewal period inclusive of required continuing education per SB437 and Chapter 30-1-7a annually for best prescribing and drug diversion training if they prescribe, administer or dispense controlled substances, and for mental health conditions common to veterans and their families.
(10) How will I know if a CE activity is approved? The Board recognizes the West Virginia Nurses Association or any other provider accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an approved provider of continuing education programs for purposes of meeting the requirements of this rule. The Board shall consider written requests to designate other individuals, local, state or national agencies, organizations and associates as approved providers.
Dentists: We are accepted by the WV Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
§5-11-3. Continuing education requirements. 3.1. Hours Required Biennially. (a) Each licensed dentist shall complete biennially not less than 35 hours of continuing education. 3.3. Approved Providers. (b) The Board approves any course or program sponsored by the following providers, or their constituent or component organizations for credit: (2) The American Dental Association; (6) The American Medical Association;
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the WV Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
Immunizations Administered by Pharmacists Qualifications: Maintains current certification in basic life-support training, including basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). We accept the CPR courses approved by the DHHR, Bureau of Medical Services, for Provider Training. The following courses are accepted; American Heart Association, American Red Cross, American Health & Safety Institute, American CPR, National Safety Council, and Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ESCI).
Upon renewal of an existing Immunization Permit a minimum of two (2) hours annually of continuing education related to immunizations is required. The continuing education must be by a provider approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (A.C.P.E.).
Q. I am registered as a consultant pharmacist [and/or immunizing pharmacist] and registered pharmacist. Can the CPE hours I’ve completed for my consultant license [and/or immunizing pharmacist permit] be applied towards the 30 hours needed to renew my pharmacist license? A. Yes, the hours can count toward your 30 required total CPE hours.
EMS Workers: Our courses count in WV as acceptable CME because we are CAAHEP accredited
Any entity that conducts Advanced Life Support education for inital certification must have their ALS program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Weirton Medical Center / 601 Colliers Way Weirton, WV 26062-5014
Jan Care Ambulance Service / 117 S Fayette St Beckley, WV 25801-4606
RESA VII / 1201 N 15th St Clarksburg, WV 26301-1936
Total number of locations: 10. These locations CAN provide American Heart Association-branded provider cards if needed.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.
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