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.

0 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Utah Nursing license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. 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.

Utah Nursing: APN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 01/31/2024

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The following requirements must be met:

  • Currently certified or re-certified in your specialty area OR, if licensed as an APRN prior to July 1, 1992, you have practiced at least 400 hours during the past 2 years AND have completed 30 hours of approved continuing education.
  • Completed at least ONE of the approved online suicide prevention trainings.
  • Completed at least 4 hours of approved continuing education in controlled substance prescribing per license renewal period, including: 3.5 hours of approved controlled substance education AND .5 hours from DOPL's online controlled substance tutorial.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Phone: 8662753675
Fax:
Address: 160 East 300 South, 4th Floor Salt Lake City, 84111

Utah Nursing: LVN-LPN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 01/31/2024

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LPNs are required one of the following every two years:
- 400 hours of licensed practice, or
- 200 hours of licensed practice plus 15 contact hours, or
- 30 contact hours.

All renewals must complete a pre-approved online suicide prevention training.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Phone: 8662753675
Fax:
Address: 160 East 300 South, 4th Floor Salt Lake City, 84111

Utah Nursing: RN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/31/2025
Next Education Due Date: 01/31/2025

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RNs and LPNs are required one of the following every two years:
- 400 hours of licensed practice, or
- 200 hours of licensed practice plus 15 contact hours, or
- 30 contact hours.

All renewals must complete a pre-approved online suicide prevention training.

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Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Phone: 8662753675
Fax:
Address: 160 East 300 South, 4th Floor Salt Lake City, 84111

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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.