Nevada Cultural Competency

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This two-hour course is designed to meet the Nevada requirement for Cultural Competency continuing education.

The course has a simple final quiz. This quiz is designed to check for understanding and can be taken as many times as necessary.

We have utilized technology that automatically formats the learning experience for computers, tablets, and smartphones. There is a smart translation feature that automatically translates the course into the language of your choosing.

Once the course is completed you will instantly receive a certificate that can be downloaded and printed. The course is sponsored by our partner, the Jamaica Bay Community Development Corporation, which is an authorized provider for this course by the Nevada Board of Nursing.

Assembly Bill 327 was passed and will became effective January 1, 2022. The law requires that all licensee holders (RNs, LPNs, APRNs, CRNAs) complete one or more courses of instruction that provide at least 2 hours of continuing education (CEs/CEUs) relating to cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is to be completed with EVERY renewal cycle. While CNAs are not mandated to complete this instruction, we do encourage you to do so. The training:
(1) May include the training provided pursuant to NRS 449.103, where applicable.
(2) Must be based upon a range of research from diverse sources.
(3) Must address persons of different cultural backgrounds, including, without limitation:
I. Persons from various gender, racial and ethnic backgrounds;
II. Persons from various religious backgrounds;
III. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning persons;
IV. Children and senior citizens;
V. Veterans;
VI. Persons with a mental illness;
VII. Persons with an intellectual disability, developmental disability or physical disability; and
VIII. Persons who are part of any other population that a person licensed pursuant to this chapter may need to better understand, as determined by the Board.

The two hours may be counted as part of the 30-hour CE requirement for RN and LPN renewal, and as part of the 45-hour CE requirement for APRN and CRNA renewal.

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