The Washington State Nurses Association no longer runs an A-CNE program.

WSNA offers profes­sional devel­op­ment that helps you keep up with the latest trends in your field and enhance your profes­sional compe­tency. Our broad range of educa­tion oppor­tu­ni­ties includes online classes, in-person workshops and conferences.

As a WSNA member, you’re also a Premier Member of the American Nurses Associ­a­tion, with access to additional resources, webinars and certi­fi­ca­tion discounts.

On demand #


From ANA #

From other organizations #

From NSO: Focus on Malprac­tice Prevention

Focus on Malprac­tice Preven­tion” is a risk manage­ment contin­uing educa­tion program that offers CE accred­i­ta­tion and a 10% discount on NSO premiums.

Continuing competency and your license #

The Washington State Depart­ment of Health is your best resource for licensing and contin­uing compe­tency require­ments, including for nursing students educated outside of the United States who wish to be licensed in Washington.

Nurse Licensing — Washington State Depart­ment of Health

Becoming a nurse and advancing your education #

Washington State Department of Health #

Find nursing educa­tion programs, including a list of accred­ited programs and NCLEX pass rates for schools on DOH’s Nursing Programs page.

Washington Center for Nursing #

WCN supports a healthy Washington by engaging nurses’ exper­tise, influ­ence, and perspec­tive and by building a diverse, highly quali­fied nurse workforce to meet future demands. Explore WCN’s resources for students.

Scholarships #

  • Washington State Nurses Founda­tion – WSNF supports the nursing profes­sion in Washington state by funding nursing schol­ar­ships and helping nurses in need. Learn more about schol­ar­ships avail­able to quali­fied students currently enrolled in a commu­nity college, baccalau­reate or advanced degree nursing program in Washington and access appli­ca­tions forms.
  • The Washington Center for Nursing has a list of additional schol­ar­ships and grants avail­able to nursing students.

Student organizations #

A-CNE program discontinued #

Effec­tive Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion is no longer accepting any new appli­ca­tions for either individual activ­i­ties or new provider units.