Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses and License Renewal

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

10 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
40 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Nebraska Nursing license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska 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.

Nebraska Nursing: APN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 40
Mandatory Hours: 10
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2022

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Mandatory Subjects:
Licensees who prescribe controlled substances shall include at least 3 hours on prescribing opiates which may include, but is not limited to, education regarding prescribing and administering opiates, the risks and indicators regarding development of addiction to opiates, and emergency opiate situations. One half-hour (30 minutes) of the 3 required hours must cover the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

Continuing Competency is being waived for the 2022 RN and APRN renewal.
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Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Board of Nursing
Phone: 4024714376
Fax:
Address: 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 95026 Lincoln, 68509

Nebraska Nursing: LVN-LPN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 8
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023

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Mandatory Subjects:
IV Therapy (didactic only) – 8 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Board of Nursing
Phone: 4024714376
Fax:
Address: 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 95026 Lincoln, 68509

Nebraska Nursing: RN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 20
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2024

Online Info

Continuing Competency is being waived for the 2022 RN and APRN renewal.
https://epubs.thinknurse.com/publication/?m=9518&l=1

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Board of Nursing
Phone: 4024714376
Fax:
Address: 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 95026 Lincoln, 68509

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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.