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.

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Here's what you need to renew your Wyoming Nursing license

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

Wyoming Nursing: APN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 0
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2024

Online Info

APNs must maintain current national certification. If not nationally certified, must have been initially licensed prior to July 1, 2005 and must complete 60 contact hours of CE in specialty area of practice or 400 hours of active nursing practice as an APRN during the last 2 years.

Additional requirements for APNs with prescriptive authority:
  • Responsible prescribing of controlled substances or treatment of substance abuse disorders - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • 15 continuing education contact hours every 2-year renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Wyoming State Board of Nursing
Phone: 3077777601
Fax: 3077773519
Address: 130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B Cheyenne, 82202

Wyoming Nursing: LVN-LPN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2024

Online Info

LPNs are required one of the following every two years:
- 400 hours of active nursing practice and no additional continuing education.
- 200 hours of active nursing practice and 15 hours of continuing education.
- if less than 200 hours of active nursing practice, 30 hours of continuing education.

Responsible prescribing of controlled substances or treatment of substance abuse disorders - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Wyoming State Board of Nursing
Phone: 3077777601
Fax: 3077773519
Address: 130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B Cheyenne, 82202

Wyoming Nursing: RN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2024

Online Info

RNs are required one of the following every two years:
- 400 hours of active nursing practice and no additional continuing education.
- 200 hours of active nursing practice and 15 hours of continuing education.
- if less than 200 hours of active nursing practice, 30 hours of continuing education.

Responsible prescribing of controlled substances or treatment of substance abuse disorders - 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Wyoming State Board of Nursing
Phone: 3077777601
Fax: 3077773519
Address: 130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B Cheyenne, 82202

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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.