The District of Columbia Board of Nursing recognizes continuing education credits that have been administered and approved by:
- A registered nurse organization, or health services organization that is recognized by their Board or
- A health care facility, institution, organization, college, school, or university that is accredited by the Secretary of the United States Department of Education, the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation
- The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or Continuing Medical Education (CME) certified by the American Medical Association
Nurses should obtain a Certificate of Participation following continuing education activity that should be maintained for license renewal or audits.