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Registered Environmental Health Specialists
Continuing Education


Continuing Education means the offering of instruction or information to certificate holders for the purpose of maintaining skills necessary for the safe and competent practice as a registered environmental health specialist. The continuing education may be offered under such names as "scientific school," "clinic," "forum," "lecture," "course of study" or "educational seminar.”
Each registered environmental health specialist must complete 24 hours of acceptable continuing education during the preceding 24-month period prior to renewal.  Renewal is December 31st of every even year.  The board does not pre-approve continuing education programs in advance, but will accept as continuing education for renewal continuing education programs specified in 172 NAC 168-005.01B.  In order for continuing education programs/activities to be accepted for renewal or reinstatement of a certification, the continuing education programs/activities must relate to environmental health and may focus on research, documentation, management, or education. They must be open to all certificate holders. 
For more information regarding acceptable continuing education, see the rules and regulations pertaining to environmental health.


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