Alabama Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses and License Renewal

Meet your Alabama 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
24 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Alabama Nursing license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Alabama 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.

Alabama Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 24
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2023

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Mandatory Subjects:
Board Functions, the Nurse Practice Act, Regulations, Professional Conduct, and Accountability – 4 contact hours at 1st renewal period.

Additional requirements for APNs with prescriptive authority:
Pharmacology – 6 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Elite will report your hours electronically to the Alabama Board of Nursing within one business day. 

Western currently does not report the hours to the board you will need to self-report your hours. 

Our deadline for reporting CE is December 31, 10:00 pm EST. For courses posted after 10:00 pm we cannot guarantee your hours will be reported by the midnight deadline.

Rosters are reported for Elite only.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Alabama Board of Nursing
Phone: 3342935200
Fax: 3342935201
Address: RSA Plaza, Ste. 250 770 Washington Ave. Montgomery, 36104

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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.