Arkansas Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses and License Renewal

Meet your Arkansas nursing CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

0 Mandatory Hours
15 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Arkansas Nursing license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Nursing licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Arkansas Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 15
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

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Additional requirements for APNs with prescriptive authority:

Advanced Pharmacology – 5 contact hours every 2-year renewal period. 

Professional Boundaries and Prescribing Rules – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Arkansas State Board of Nursing
Phone: 5016862700
Address: University Tower Building 1123 S. University, Suite 800 Little Rock, 72204

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.