Washington Department of Health License Requirements
HIV/AIDS and Suicide Prevention Training
Washington State-Mandated Courses
| HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (4 CH)
REQUIRED: SEE APPROVED LICENSES Fulfills the requirement for 4 hours of HIV/AIDS training for healthcare professionals in the Washington State. Covers transmission and infection control, legal and ethical issues, psychosocial issues, and WA reporting requirements.
| HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (7 CH)
REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE: SEE APPROVED LICENSES Fulfills the requirement for 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training in Washington State. Covers transmission of HIV, infection control, WA laws concerning confidentiality and testing, clinical manifestations and treatment, psychosocial issues, and legal and ethical issues.
| Suicide Prevention Training Program for Washington Healthcare Professionals (3 Hours): Screening and Referral
REQUIRED SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING - 3 HOURS Suicide screening and referral; understanding suicide, risk and protective factors, screening tools, prevention.
| Suicide Prevention Training Program for Washington Healthcare Professionals (6 Hours): Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management
REQUIRED SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING - 6 HOURS 6-hour training approved by WA DOH on how to assess and determine risk for suicide, and appropriate treatment and management for at-risk individuals.
Washington License Renewal Information
Nursing CEU Requirements
HIV/AIDS Mandatory Education
The Washington Department of Health requires you to have AIDS education if you
- Work as a healthcare professional or in a state licensed or healthcare facility in Washington
- Want to get a license, certification, or registration to practice a regulated healthcare profession in Washington State
HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (4 CH)
For veterinarians, veterinary technician, optometrists, nursing home administrators, mental health counselors, chiropractors, and more, see list of approved licenses.
HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (7 CH)
For registered nurses (RN), occupational therapists, athletic trainers, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists, naturopaths, and more, see list of approved licenses.
Suicide Prevention Training
6-hour Suicide Prevention
Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management for Washington Healthcare Professionals
For social workers, licensed mental health professionals, nurses, marriage and family therapists, naturopaths, osteopathic physicians/surgeons/physician assistants, physicians and physician assistants, psychologists, pharmacists and retired active licensees of those professions.
3-hour Suicide Prevention
Suicide Intervention and Prevention Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (3 Hours)
For certified counselors and advisers, chemical dependence professionals, chiropractors, pharmacists, occupational therapists and assistants, and physical therapists and assistants.
Updated: December 2019, for details, always refer to your board.