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Texas Board of Nursing State CE Requirements

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CE Requirements for RNs:

RNs are required to complete 20 contact hours every two years in their area of practice. CE content areas specified in the Texas nurse practice act include:

  • Two contact hours related to forensic evidence collection for any RN practicing in an emergency room setting (one-time requirement)
  • Two contact hours related to older adults and geriatric populations for RNs working with this population
  • Content related to tick-borne diseases for RNs working with this population
  • Two contact hours of continuing education relating to nursing jurisprudence and nursing ethics before the end of every third two-year licensing period
 

Advanced Practice Nurses

In addition to the 20 contact hours of continuing education in the advanced practice role and population focus area or renewal of the certification as specified, an APRN who has Prescriptive Authority must also complete at least five additional contact hours in pharmacotherapeutics within the preceding two years.


CE Requirements for LPNs:

LPNs are required to complete 20 contact hours every two years in their area of practice. There is also a targeted 1-time, 2-contact hour CE requirement for any LPN practicing in an emergency room setting for Forensic Evidence Collection

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Course TitleCourse IDContact hoursMedia Type
Dementia in the Elderly
CE304-60 1.00 hrs
Elder Abuse
Mistreatment of Older Americans on the Rise
CE511 1.00 hrs
Evidence Collection and Preservation in a Healthcare Setting
CE296-60 1.00 hrs
Fall Prevention Among the Elderly
CE151-60 1.00 hrs
Lyme Disease — It’ll “Tick” You Off
CE182-60 1.00 hrs
Mental Health & Older Adults‚ Part 1
What to Expect with Aging
CE518 1.00 hrs
Preventing Late-Life Suicide
CE277-60 1.00 hrs
Sexual Assault and Rape
The Nursing Role
CE253-60 1.00 hrs
The Hospitalized Older Adult
Entering a Danger Zone
CE533 1.00 hrs

Continuing Education courses listed in this Texas Board of Nursing Requirements category will help you to meet the requirements for RN relicensure in Texas.

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