Accreditation

Our Nursing CEUS online courses are accepted and accredited by all of the State Boards of Nursing in the United States for the following healthcare professions: ARNP’s, RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s, and HHA’s.  
States requiring continuing education for nurses accept courses from other state licensing boards, such as California, District of Columbia, Florida and Georgia.

Continuing Education University is accredited by:

California Board of Registered Nursing Provider CEP #16691 for Contact Hours
District of Columbia Board of Nursing #50-17545
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel #50-17545
Florida Board of Nursing #50-17545
Florida Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistants #50-17545
Georgia Board of Nursing #50-17545
South Carolina Board of Nursing #50-17545 

 

 

STATE REQUIREMENTS

Link: http://www.abn.alabama.gov/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- odd year renewal begins September 1 through midnight of November 30 of odd year (Late Renewal begins on December 1 and runs until December 31)

RN & CRNP/CNM - even year renewal begins September 1 through midnight of November 30 of even year (Late Renewal begins on December 1 and runs until December 31)

CEU Requirements-Mandatory Course four (4) contact hours of Board – provided continuing education related to Board functions, the Nurse Practice Act, Regulations, Professional Conduct, and Accountability prior to the first license renewal.

LPN/RN/AP-24 contact hours per renewal period

RN/ LPN- First renewal and RN and LPN licensed by endorsement four (4) contact hours of Board – provided continuing education related to Board functions, the Nurse Practice Act, Regulations, Professional Conduct, and Accountability prior to the first license renewal.

CRNP CRNA, and CNW- with prescriptive authority shall earn six contact hours of pharmacology content specific to prescriptive practice

ARNP - Six contact hours of pharmacology

Link: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/professionallicensing/boardofnursing.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- September 30 even year

RN & ARNP- November 30 even year

Continuing Education Requirements - No Mandatory Course

LPN/RN/AP- 30 contact hours of CE

AP- four hours of the required continuing education contact hours must be in pharmacology

CNW- completed 20 contact hours of continuing education approved by the board during the concluding license period. The 20 contact hours must include the following: (1) at least four hours of the required continuing education contact hours must be in pharmacology; no more than two hours of the continuing education hours required under this paragraph may be in alternative medications, including herbology and homeopathy;

Link:  https://www.azbn.gov/

Renewal- Every 4 years

LPN/RN/AP – date by licensed date. License renewal is every 4 years.

CEU Requirements - NO Mandatory Course

LPN/RN/AP-No CEU’s required for renewal

Link: http://www.arsbn.org/

Renewal- Biennium

RN/LPN/ AP- License Renewal (Biennium Birthdate) – renew your license within the 60 period preceding your expiration date.  Your license expiration date should always be the last day of your birth month.  (If you were born in an even-numbered year, your license will expire in even-numbered years. If you were born in an odd numbered year, your license will expire in odd-numbered years.)

CEU Requirements -NO MANDATORY COURSE

LPN/RN/AP-15 contact hours of appropriately accredited practice-focused activities

AP-additional five contact hours of pharmacotheraputics related to their specialty certification.

LINK:   http://www.rn.ca.gov/

Renewal- Biennium

License Period Biennium from the 1st licensed year.
LPN / RN / ARNP- last day of month following birthday

CEU Requirements -   NO MANADORTY COURSES

RN- 30 contact hours of continuing education for license renewal.

Nurse Practitioner (NP), Public Health Nurse (PHN), and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse (PMH) certificates are automatically renewed in conjunction with the RN license; no additional fee or continuing education is required.

Link: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Nursing

Renewals- Biennium

LPN- expire on August 31 of even-numbered years.

RN - expire on September 30 of odd- or even-numbered years and are dependent upon the issuance date.

AP- authorities expire on September 30 of odd- or even-numbered years and are dependent upon the issuance date. These must be renewed separately from nursing licenses.

CEU Requirements- NO COURSES REQUIRED

LPN/RN- none

AP- not required any certain number of CEU’s on Pharmacology but required to up hold the professional standard.

Link: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3143&q=388910

Renewal- Annual

LPN/RN/AP- Renewal Annual, last day of month of birthday

CEU Requirements- NO MANADTORY COURSES

LPN/ RN – none

AP- shall earn a minimum of fifty (50) contact hours of continuing education within the preceding twenty-four (24) month period; include at least five (5) contact hours of training or education in pharmacotherapeutics; and include at least one contact hour of training or education in each of the following topics: (A) diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and  human immunodeficiency virus, (B) risk management, (C) sexual assault, (D) domestic violence, (E) cultural competency, and (F) substance abuse, including, but not limited to, prescribing controlled substances and pain management; and (G) on and after January 1, 2016, include not less than two contact hours of training or education during the first renewal period in which continuing education is required and not less than once every six years thereafter on the topic of mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, including determining whether a patient is a veteran or family member of a veteran, screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and suicide prevention training.

Link: http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/index.shtml

Renewal- Biennium

LPN-February 28, even year

RN/AP- February 28, May 31, September 30; odd year, depending on license number

CEU Requirements- 3 CONTACT HOURS ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE

LPN/RN/AP- 30 contact hours every 2 years in which 3 must be substance abuse.

AP- you must attest to completing ten hours of continuing education (CE) in pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics in the past two years.

(We report to CEBroker Automatically)

Link: http://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/ARNP- renewal every two years in April 30 and July31

CEU Requirements-Mandatory courses: 3-hours HIV/AIDS for initial licensure; then 1-hour HIV/AIDS every renewal; 2-hour domestic violence; 2- hour Prevention of medical Errors; 2-hour Florida Laws & Rule;  *(NEW) 2-hour CE requirements for the Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace course becomes effective August 1, 2017 HIV/AIDS is now a one-time; 1-hour  CE requirement to be completed prior to the first renewal. Domestic Violence (DV) CE is now a 2-hour requirement every third renewal (every 6 years). Since Domestic Violence (DV) is a 2-hour requirement, the licensee will have 26-hours of CE during the renewal period. 

LPN/RN/AP- Mandatory courses + general 26-contact hours.   (LPN/RN- initial license- 2-hours of medical errors, 2-hours in Florida laws and rules, 2-hours of recognizing impairment in the workplace and 1-hour of HIV/AIDS.)

AP- at least three hours of continuing education on the safe and effective prescription of controlled substances for each biennial renewal.

(We report to CEBroker Automatically)

Link: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- March 31 even & odd years 

RN/ AP- January 31 even & odd year

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN- complete 20 contact hours of continuing education as a condition of licensure renewal

RN/AP-Completion of 30 contact hours by a Board approved provider.

Link:   http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

RN, LPN - License Renewal Biennial June 30 even and odd years

APRN- License expire on December 31 of each odd-numbered year APRN with prescribing authority- shall expire on June 30 of every odd-numbered year and shall be renewed biennially.

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN- 15 contact hours. Starting July 1, 2017 changed to 30 contact hours of continuing education activities

AP- with prescribing authority- thirty contact hours of appropriate continuing education as determined by the board in the practice specialty area, eight contact hours of which shall be in pharmacology, including pharmacotherapeutics

Link:  https://ibn.idaho.gov/IBNPortal/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- renewal period for LPNs will begin June 1, 2016 and end August 31, 2016. Renew on even-numbered years

RN- licenses expire August 31 on odd-numbered years

AP- licenses expire August 31 on odd-numbered years

CEU Requirements - NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN- 15 contact hours of continuing education,

AP- 30 contact hours of continuing education during each renewal; period ten contact hours in pharmacology.  

Link: http://nursing.illinois.gov/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- expire on January 31 of each odd-numbered year

RN- shall expire on May 31 of each even-numbered year

AP- expire on May 31 of each even-numbered year

CEU Requirements- NO MANADTORY COURSES

LPN/ RN- 20 hours of approved Continuing Education

AP- 50 hours of approved Continuing Education will be required; APN with Schedule II included in Controlled Substances Registration, annual requirement of five contact hours in pharmacology.

Link: https://secure.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- expires 10/31/even numbered years

RN/AP - expires 10/31/odd numbered years

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN- None (If license expired 3 years but less than 10 years ago and not licensed in another jurisdiction, then 24 hours are required for renewal of RN and LPN licenses)

AP- at least eight (8) hours of which must be in pharmacology. 

Link: https://nursing.iowa.gov/

Renewals- every 3 years

LPN/RN/AP- 15th of birth month

CEU Requirements- MANDATORY COURSES-2 CEU Abuse Course taken to meet this requirement related to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse. 
 

LPN, RN, And AP- 36 contact hours (24 contact hours if initial renewal)

Link: http://www.ksbn.org/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- expires on the last day of the month you were born, in odd or even years based upon which you were born in.

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP- 30 hours contact hours 

Link: http://kbn.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Renewals - Annually

LPN/RN/AP- October 31

CEU Requirements- MANDATORY COURSE- a one-time continuing education course of at least 1.5 hours covering the recognition (one time requirement) and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma pursuant to Kentucky Nursing Laws; 1 contact hours of CE in HIV/AIDs; 3 hours of CE in Domestic Violence (one time requirement)

LPN/RN/AP- 14 contact hours

 

LPN & RN- 1 contact hours of CE in HIV/AIDS must be earned every 10 years; 
3 hours of CE in Domestic Violence must be earned within 3 years of initial licensure 1.5 hours of CE in Pediatric Head Abuse Trauma must be earned within 3 years of initial licensure

AP- must earn 5 nursing contact hours in pharmacology CE every year; prescribing controlled substances must earn 3.5 nursing contact hours in pharmacology and 1.5 hours of CE in pain management and 1.5 on the use of KASPER; SANEs (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners): must have 5 hours in forensic nursing or other related field

Link:  http://www.lsbn.state.la.us/

Renewals- Annually

LPN- November 1- January 31

RN- October 1- December 31

AP- October 1- December 31

CEU Requirements- NO REQUIRED COURSES

LPN- There are no continuing education units/hours required for LPN licensure.  

RN- Practiced nursing 1600 hours=Minimum of 5 contact hours; Practiced nursing at least 160 hours, but less than 1600 hours=Minimum of 10 contact hours; Practiced nursing less than 160 hours=Minimum of 15 contact hours

AP-30 contact hours related to advanced practice nursing must obtain six (6) contact/credit hours of continuing education (CE) in pharmacotherapeutics (pharmacology)

Link: http://maine.gov/boardofnursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP-every two years on or before your birthday.

CEU Requirements - NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN –None

RN- None.

AP- a minimum of 75 CEUs in nursing, medicine or allied health in the area of practice for which the individual has been licensed as an APRN. - 3 credits of pharmacology 

Link:  http://mbon.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN- based on year of birth. 

AP- every two years on nurse’s birthday

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN- No continuing education required at this time

AP- Must maintain national certification.

Link:  http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/hcq/dhpl/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN-Birthday/Odd Year

RN-Birthday/Even Year

AP-Birthday/Even Year

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP-15 hours of continuing education within the two years immediately preceding renewal of registration are required for licensure.

AP- National Certification for APRN

Link: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72603_27529_27542-59003--,00.html

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- March 31

CEU Requirements-MANDATORY COURSES- LPN/ RN/ AP- at least two (2) continuing education contact hour in pain and pain symptom management In each renewal period

 

LPN/ RN/ AP- - 25 contact hours; at least one (2) continuing education contact hour in pain and pain symptom management in each renewal period

 

AP-initially certified after 1996 as a midwife, then continued competency assessment or 20 contact hours in the specialty field. Or, if certified as a nurse practitioner before 1991, then 40 contact hours in the specialty field. 

Link: http://mn.gov/boards/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- birth month

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN-12 hours 

RN-24 hours

AP-National Certification for APRN

Link: http://www.msbn.ms.gov/Pages/Home.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- October 1- December 31

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN- Documentation of ten (10) contact hours of continuing education are required for the licensed practical nurse certified in IV therapy and/or hemodialysis for renewal of certification.

RN-none

AP-least forty (40) contact hours of continuing education concerning the advanced practice must be submitted prior to renewal of nurse practitioner certification and 2 hours must concern the use of controlled substances).

Link: http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- expire May 31st of every even-numbered year.

RN/AP- expire April 30th of every odd-numbered year.

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN-none

AP-National Certification for APRN

Link: http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP-expire on December 31st of even numbered years.

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP- 24 hours 

AP- 12 hours related to pharmacology for APRN (no more than 2 of which can be related to complementary or herbal therapies)

Link: http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_crlindex.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- October 31 odd numbered year.

LPN-C - October 31 odd numbered year.

RN/AP-October 31even-numbered year.

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN -20 hours (10 must be formally peer reviewed, up to 4 can be CPR or BLS classes

LPN-C - 20 hours (10 must be formally peer reviewed, up to 4 can be CPR or BLS classes at least 5 contact hours must be related to intravenous therapy.

AP- if licensed 2 years but less than 5 years 40 hours; 10 of the 40 contact hours must be related to pharmacology

Link: http://nevadanursingboard.org/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- every second birthday

CEU Requirements - MANADTORY COURSES- one-time, four-hour, bioterrorism CE requirement.

LPN/RN/AP-30 Contact hours; need to complete the one-time, four-hour, bioterrorism CE requirement.

AP- 15 additional hours related to role or population of focus for APN (related to pharmacology if CRNA)

Link: http://www.nh.gov/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- expire on midnight on your second birthday

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN- 30 hours

AP- 30 additional hours related to specialty for APRN, 5 of which must be related to pharmacology; for licensees with an active DEA # for prescribing: 3 of the 5 hours must address opioid prescribing, pain management, or substance abuse disorder.

Link: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN- May 31 either an even or odd year

AP- July first to June thirtieth

CEU Requirements – MANADTORY COUSES one hour course that covers organ and tissue donation and recovery designed to address clinical aspects of the donation and recovery process.

LPN/RN- 30 hours

RN, AP- a one-hour continuing education course that covers organ and tissue donation and recovery designed to address clinical aspects of the donation and recovery process.

AP- National Certification; six (6) contact hours of a pharmacology course related to C.D.S.

Link: http://nmbon.sks.com/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP-Every two years from licensing date

CEU Requirements- MANADTORY COURSES- Pain Management for New Mexico Advanced Practice Nurses

LPN/RN- 30 continuing education units (CEUs) per renewal

AP- 50 hours 5 hours related to specialty and 15 hours related to pharmacology for APRN; for APRN with DEA registration and prescriptive authority, 5 of 15 pharmacology hours must be related to management of non-cancer or chronic pain

CNP- five units pertinent to CNP’s specialty

Link: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/

Renewals- every three years

LPN/RN/AP- on birth date

CEU Requirements- MANDATORY COURSES- 4-hour course on infection control every 4 years; 3 hours Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training for New York State: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment

LPN, RN, AP- 2-hour course on child abuse (one time initial licensing); 4-hour course on infection control every 4 years

Link: http://www.ncbon.com/

Renewal- Biennium for RN/AP; Annually for LPN

LPN/RN/AP-expires at midnight on the last day of your birth month

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN - 30 contact hours

AP-  50 contact hours of continuing education each year, with at least 20 of those hours for which approval has been granted by the ANCC or ACCME, or other national credentialing bodies, or practice relevant courses in an institution of higher learning. 

Link: https://www.ndbon.org/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- December 31 based on licensing date. Even and odd years

CEU Requirements- NO MANADORTY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP-12 hours for RN, LPN, and APRN (6 hours if first license in North Dakota by endorsement from another state in the renewal year)

AP- 15 hours related to pharmacology (fulfills the 12 hour renewal requirement)

Link: http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- July 1 through August 31 of even years.

RN, AP- July 1 through August 31 of odd years.

CEU Requirements- MANDATORY COURSES- 1 hour of Ohio Law and Rules

LPN/RN/AP- 24 contact hours; 1 hour of Ohio Law and Rules

AP with CTP- Twelve (12) contact hours are required if the CTP has been held for a full renewal period or six (6) contact hours if the CTP has been held for less than a full renewal period.

Link: http://nursing.ok.gov/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- Every two years at the end of their birth month.

CEU Requirements-NO MANADTORY COURSES

LPN/RN- 24 contact hours

AP- 15 contact hours; at least eight units of continuing education in advanced pharmacology relating to the administration of anesthesia, as recognized by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists or the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists is required

Link: http://www.oregon.gov/osbn/pages/index.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- Every two years on your birth date.

CEU Requirements - MANADTORY COURSE- one-time only, mandator requirement of seven hours of pain management continuing education. 1 Contact hour course provided by the Oregon Pain Management Commission.

 

LPN, RN, AP- one-time only, mandatory requirement of seven hours of pain management continuing education

AP- OSBN-approved APRN-level 45-hour pharmacology course completed  within the past two years

Link: http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Nursing/Pages/default.aspx

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- April 30, October 31 even years; October 31 odd years

CEU Requirements-MANADTORY COURSE- Child Abuse Recognition and Reporter training are required each licensure cycle 2 CH. 

LPN/RN- 30 contact hours; Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania (2 CH): Mandated Reporter Training;

 

AP- 16 hours of Board-approved continuing education in pharmacology in the 2 years prior to renewal.

Link: http://www.health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=231/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- Renewal on the first day of March of every other year following the date of license.

CEU Requirements- MANADTORY COURSES- 2 HOUR SUBSTANCE  ABUSE

LPN/RN- 10 continuing education hours during every two year licensing cycle, two of those hours must be about substance abuse.

AP- National Certification two of those hours must be about substance abuse.

(We report to CEBroker Automatically)

Link: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP-April 30 even years

CEU Requirements- NO MANADTORY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP--30 contact hours

AP- National Certification; forty-five contact hours of education in pharmacotherapeutics acceptable to the board,

Link:  http://doh.sd.gov/Boards/Nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- every two years on birth date.

CEU Requirements-   No Mandatory COURSES

LPN/ RN/ AP- No CEU’s required.

Link: https://www.tn.gov/health/topic/nursing-board

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- every two years on birth date.

CEU Requirements- Mandatory COURSES- AP only TWO (2) contact hours of continuing education designed specifically to address controlled substance prescribing practices including the Tennessee Chronic Pain Guidelines.

LPN/RN- five contact hours of continuing education (ten contact hours for those not practicing)

AP- National Certification; TWO (2) contact hours of continuing education designed specifically to address controlled substance prescribing practices including the Tennessee Chronic Pain Guidelines

Link: http://www.bne.state.tx.us/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- Birth month                 

CEU Requirements-MANDATORY COURSES- Forensic Evidence Collection for Texas Nurses(2CH); Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics for Texas Nurses(2CH); Older Adult Care for Texas Nurses (2 CH)

LPN/RN/AP- 20 contact hours; at least two contact hours of CNE in nursing jurisprudence and ethics ( Containing (information related to the Texas Nursing Practice Act, Texas BON Rules, Texas BON Position Statements, principles of nursing ethics, and professional boundaries [Board Rule 216.3(g)]. This course counts as part of the 20 required contact hours)

AP- 5 contact hours of continuing education in pharmacotherapeutics

Link: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- January 31even years

RN/AP-January 31 odd years

CEU Requirements- No Mandatory COURSES

LPN/RN/AP-30 Contact hours

AP- National Certification; controlled substance prescriber- at least 4 continuing education hours per licensing period;  at least 3.5 hours of continuing education hours in one or more controlled substance prescribing classes and .5 hour for the online DOPL tutorial.

Link: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/nursing.aspx

Renewals: Biennium

LPN- January 31 even years

RN/AP-March 31 odd years

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP- no contact hours needed

AP- National Certification

Link: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP-Expire on birthdate every two years odd and even according to birth date year.

CEU Requirements- NO MANDATORY COURSES

LPN/RN/AP- 15 contact hours and 640 practice hours or 30 contact hours 

AP- 8 contact hours related to pharmacology; (if licensed as a Nurse Practitioner before 5/8/02, certification or 40 contact hours related to specialty area is required)

Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/

Renewals- Annually

LPN/RN-every year on birth date.

AP- every two years on birthdate.

CEU Requirements-MANDATORY COURSES- HIV/AIDS Training for         Washington Healthcare Professionals (4 CH); HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (7 CH); Suicide prevention training (6CH) one time only for LPN, RN, AP’s.

LPN/RN/AP- 531 practice hours and 45 contact hours (every three years)

AP- National Certification, 30 contact hours, and 250 independent clinical practice hours fifteen (15) hours of the required 24 hours in pharmacology

(We report to CEBroker Automatically)

Link: http://doh.dc.gov/service/health-professionals

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- June 30 odd years

RN/AP-June 30 even years

CEU Requirements- No Mandatory COURSES

LPN- 18 hours

RN- 24 hours in current area of practice 

AP- 24 hours (including 15 in pharmacology for APN)

Link: http://www.wvrnboard.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Renewal- annually

LPN- June 30 even years

RN- October 30 even and odd years

AP- Biennium-June 30 odd years

 

CEU Requirements-MANDATORY COURSE- LPN- 2 contact hours of end-of-life care with pain management at initial renewal. Licensees who prescribe, dispense, and/or administer controlled substances are required 3 hours in the area of chemical dependency every renewal period. RN- a minimum of 2 of the 12 contact hours must be about patients that are veterans or family members of veterans and screening of conditions. Licensees who prescribe, dispense, and/or administer controlled substances are required 3 hours of Drug Diversion Training at initial licensure and 1 hour every renewal thereafter.AP-12 contact hours in clinical management; 12 contact hours in pharmacology

LPN- 24 contact hours

RN-12 Contact hours

AP-24 contact hours- 12 contact hours in clinical management; 12 contact hours in pharmacology

AP- 24 contact hours in which 12 contact hours of advanced pharmacology ; and 12 contact hours in clinical management

Link: http://www.dsps.wi.gov/Default.aspx?Page=582ce3ce-0028-404c-9373-14bfd6cf17c8

Renewal- Biennium

LPN- 04/30/odd year

RN- 02/28/even year

AP- 09/30/even year

CEU Requirements- No Mandatory COURSES

LPN/RN- no contact hours required

AP- 16 contact hours related to pharmacology through national certifying body for APN prescriber

Link:    https://nursing-online.state.wy.us 

Renewal- Biennium

LPN/RN/AP- from initial licensed date on even years

CEU Requirements- MANDATORY COURSES -Understanding Substance Abuse in Nursing for 4 CEU credits

LPN/RN- 20 contact hours

AP- National Certification (if licensed as APRN prior to 7/1/05, then 60 contact hours practice area and 400 hours of employment)

AP- fifteen contact hours of education in pharmacology and clinical management of drug therapy or pharmacotherapeutics within the last 2 years (proof required).15 contact hours related  to pharmacology for APRN with prescriptive authority