Page ii nursing.elitecme.com Complete Your CE Test Online - Click Here What are the requirements for license renewal? Licenses Expire Contact Hours Required Mandatory Subjects RNs expire on October 31, yearly. 12 (All hours are allowed through home-study) 2 hours of mental health conditions common to veterans and their families 1 hour of best prescribing and drug diversion training How do I complete this course and receive my certificate of completion? On-Line Submission: Go to nursing.elitecme.com and follow the prompts. You will be able to print your certificate immediately upon completion of the course. Fax Submission: Fax to (386) 673-3563, be sure to include your credit card information. All completions will be processed within 2 business days of receipt and certificates e-mailed to the e-mail address provided.* Mail Submission: Mail to Elite, PO Box 37, Ormond Beach, FL 32175. All completions will be processed and certificates issued within 10 business days from the date it is mailed.* *Please note - providing a valid e-mail address is the quickest and most efficient way to receive your certificates when submitting via fax, e-mail or mail. Submissions without a valid e-mail address will be mailed to the address provided at registration. How much will it cost? Cost of Courses Course Title Contact Hours Price Prescribing Controlled Substances and Preventing Drug Diversion for West Virginia Nurses - Mandatory 1 $10.00 Screening West Virginia Veterans for Mental Health Issues - Mandatory 2 $10.00 Falls: Assessment and Prevention 2 $10.00 Sepsis in the Adult Patient: Identification and Initial Care 7 $19.00  BEST VALUE  SAVE $27.05  RN 12-Hour West Virginia Package 12 $21.95 Are you a West Virginia board-approved provider? Elite is approved by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Provider Registration No. WV2009-0544RN. Are you approved by ANCC? Yes. Elite is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. West Virginia accepts courses offered by an ANCC provider. What are the guidelines for CE requirements regarding Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Their Families? The initial course is at least 2 hours. After the first 2 hour course, subsequent updates must be at least 2 hours and may be counted as part of the current CE requirement that must be completed on or before October 31 of each year. What are the guidelines for CE requirements regarding Drug Diversion Training and Best Practice Prescribing of Controlled Substances Training? The initial course is at least 3 hours. After the first 3 hour course, subsequent updates must be at least 1 hour and may be counted as part of the current CE requirement that must be completed on or before October 31 of each year. Are my credit hours reported to the West Virginia board? No. The board performs random audits at which time proof of continuing education must be provided. Is my information secure? Yes! Our website is secured by Thawte, we use SSL encryption, and we never share your information with third-parties. What if I still have questions? What are your business hours? No problem, we have several options for you to choose from! Online at nursing.elitecme.com you will see our robust FAQ section that answers many of your questions, simply click FAQ in the upper right hand corner or e-mail us at office@elitecme.com or call us toll free at 1-866-344-0971, Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, EST. Important information for licensees Always check your state’s board website to determine the number of hours required for renewal, and the amount that may be completed through home-study. Also, make sure that you notify the board of any changes of address. It is important that your most current address is on file. Frequently Asked Questions