CE Requirements for RNs:
RNs and LPNs: For reistatement or relicensure, a plan for continued competence and completion of one of the following is required: 1) National certification or re-certification by a national credentialing body recognized by the Board. 2) 30 contact hours of continued education. 3) Completion of a Board approved refresher course. 4) Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice. --OR--15 contact hours of continued education and one of the following: 1) Completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator to include statement of problem, project objectives, methods, date of completion and summary of findings. 2) Authoring or co-authoring a nursing related article, paper, book or book chapter. 3) Developing and conducting a nursing continuing education presentation or presentations totaling a minimum of five contact hours, including program brochure or course syllabi, objectives, date and location of presentation, and approximate number of attendees. 4) 640 hours of active practice within previous 2 years.
CE Requirements for LPNs:
See RN requirement
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