LOUISIANA RNs and LPNs: The annual continuing education requirement is based on employment: 5 contact hours (full-time nursing practice). 10 contact hours (part-time nursing pracice), or 15 contact hours (not employed or worked less than 160 hours). See RN requirements.
MAINE CE not required. No CE Required.
MARYLAND No CE required, but an approved refresher course is needed, No CE Required.
MASSACHUSETTS RNs are required to complete 15 contact hours every 2 years. LPNs are required to complete 15 contact hours every 2 years.
MICHIGAN All Michigan licensed nurses must complete 25 hours of board approved continuing education, with at least one hour in pain and symptom management, within the two years immediately preceding the expiration date of their license. See RN Requirement.
MINNESOTA RNs must complete 24 contact hours every 2 years, LPNs must complete 12 contact hours every 2 years.
MISSISSIPPI CE not required. No CE Required.
MISSOURI CE not required. No CE Required.
MONTANA CE not required. No CE Required.
NEBRASKA Renewal requirements for RNs and LPNs: Must be 20 contact hours within the last renewal period. must be related to the practice of nursing. At least 10 or the 20 hours must be formally peer reviewed and approved continuing education. Up to 4 hours may be CPR or BLS courses See RN requiremtnts.
NEVADA For relicensure, RNs and LPNs must have completed 30 hours of nursing-related continuing education in the previous 24 months, and must have completed the state-required bioterrorism course. See RN requirement
NEW HAMPSHIRE RNs and LPNs: 30 contact hours in 2 years immediately preceding license application including workshops, conferences, lectures or other education offerings designed to enhance nursing knowledge, judgement, and skills. There is no limint to the number of contact hours that can be completed through independent study. See RN requirement
NEW JERSEY Continuing Education requirements for New Jersey: 30 contact hours every two years for LPNs..
NEW MEXICO RNs: are required to complete 30 hours of approved CE within the 24 months immediately preceding expiration of license. LPNs are required to complete 30 hours of approved CE wtihin the 24 months immediately preceding expiration of license
NEW YOURK RNs are required to complete 3 contact hours infection control every 4 years; 2 contact hours child abuse (onetime requirement for initial license); Programs must be from an approved provider. LPNs are required to complete 3 contact hours infection control every 4 years; Program must be from a an approved provider.
NORTH CAROLINA RNs and LPNs: For reinstatement or relicensure, a plans for continued competence and completion of one of the following is required. National certification or re-certification by a national credentialing body recognized by the Board 30 contact hours of continued education.
Completion of a Board approved refresher course. Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice. 15 contact hours of continued education and completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator to include statement of problem, project objectives, methods, date of completion and sumary of findings. 15 contact hours of continued education and 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. 15 contact hours of continued education and 640 hours of active practice within previous 2 years See RN requirement
NORTH DAKOTA For RN license renewal, the nurse must meet the continued competence requirements. Included in this requirement is the completion of 12 contact hours of continuing education. All CE required for license renewal may be obtained online. For LPN license renewal, the nurse must meet the continued competence requirements. included in this requirement is the completion of 12 contact hours of continuing education. All CE required for license renewal may be obtained online.
OHIO RN relicensure requirement: 24 hours every 2 years. Al least one contact hour must be related to Chapters 4723,1-23 of the Ohio nurse practice code and rules. LPN relicensure requirement: 24 contact hours every 2 years. At least one contact hour must be related to Chapters 4723,1-23 of the Ohio nurse practice code and rules.
OKLAHOMA CE not required. No CE Required.
OREGON RNs and LPNs: One-time requirement for seven hours of pain management-related CE. One hour must be a course to be provided by the Oregon Pain Management Commission. The remaining six hours can be your choice of pain management topics. Once this requirement is fulfilled, there is no additional CE requirements for renewal. See RN requirement.
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