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.

2 Mandatory Hours
8 Elective Hours
10 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Rhode Island Nursing license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health Office of Health Professional Regulation. 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.

Rhode Island Nursing: APN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 2
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 03/01/2024
Next Education Due Date: 03/01/2024

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
Substance Abuse - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.


Required Alzheimer's Disease Training - 1 hour per career.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Rhode Island Department of Health Office of Health Professional Regulation
Phone: 4012222827
Fax:
Address: 3 Capitol Hill Room 104 Providence, 02908

Rhode Island Nursing: LVN-LPN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 2
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 03/01/2024
Next Education Due Date: 03/01/2024

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
Substance Abuse - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.

Required Alzheimer's Disease Training - 1 hour per career.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Rhode Island Department of Health Office of Health Professional Regulation
Phone: 4012222827
Fax:
Address: 3 Capitol Hill Room 104 Providence, 02908

Rhode Island Nursing: RN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 2
Elective Hours: 8
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 03/01/2024
Next Education Due Date: 03/01/2024

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
Substance Abuse - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.


Required Alzheimer's Disease Training - 1 hour per career.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Rhode Island Department of Health Office of Health Professional Regulation
Phone: 4012222827
Fax:
Address: 3 Capitol Hill Room 104 Providence, 02908

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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.