NY Course Requirements for Professional Licensure


If you’re licensed or seeking professional licensure in New York State, the first place you should look for general information is the Office of the Professions. Depending on your profession, there are mandatory New York State courses that you may be required to complete.

Many of our learners have shared that sometimes there are frequent hoops to go through in order to obtain your license or certification in another state! To reduce some of the stress of the licensure and certification process, Advantedge Education automatically and securely transmits your record of completion to the New York State Education Department once you have completed the courses.

new-york-stateMandatory New York State Courses

Advantedge Education is an approved New York State provider for both of the infection control and child abuse courses. The courses are available 24/7, 365 days a year so you can complete these courses on your own schedule.

The Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training in New York State online course fulfills the New York State mandate to complete two hours of coursework in child abuse, a one-time training requirement for all mandated reporters. A few of the professionals required to take this course include: Physicians, Registered Professional Nurses, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Child Care Workers, School Administrators, School Teachers, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and many others. Visit the Office of the Professions website for a complete list of mandated reporters required to take this course.

The Infection Control Training for Healthcare Professionals in New York State online course, follows the New York State curriculum and fulfills the mandatory infection control training requirement. Certain healthcare professionals must receive training on infection control and barrier precautions every four years. A few of the professionals required to take this course include: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Registered Professional Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Optometrists, Podiatrists, among others. Visit the Office of the Professions website to view a list of professionals required to take this course.