Nebraska State NursingCE

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Nebraska State NursingCE Requirements

Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN) CE Requirements

All RN licenses expire on October 31st of each even-numbered year. RNs must complete 20 CE hours that are related to the practice of nursing within the past 2 years. At least 10 of the 20 hours must be formally peer reviewed and approved continuing education. Up to 4 hours may be CPR or BLS courses. (Note: NursingCE does not offer CPR or BLS courses as these must be performed in person.)

Nebraska Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) CE Requirements

All LPN licenses expire on October 31st of each odd-numbered year. LPNs must complete 20 CE hours that are related to the practice of nursing within the past 2 years. At least 10 of the 20 hours must be formally peer reviewed and approved continuing education. Up to 4 hours may be CPR or BLS courses. (Note: NursingCE does not offer CPR or BLS courses as these must be performed in person.)

Nebraska Nurse Practitioner (NP) CE Requirements

APRN licenses expire on October 31st of each even-numbered year. You are required to complete 40 CE hours in your specialty area within the previous two years. 10 of those CE hours must be pharmacotherapeutics. You must also maintain national certification. There may also be additional requirements that are based on your license category.

Recommended CE Courses

While these topics are not required, you may earn CE hours towards your license renewal.

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
HIV/AIDS 6
Palliative Care 3
Pain Management 5
Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace 2
Domestic and Community Violence 3
Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery 1
Child Maltreatment 3
Medical Errors 5
Nursing Evidenced-Based Practice 1
Mental Health for Veterans 2
Infection Control 6
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5
Suicide and Suicide Prevention 6
Bioterrorism 4
Geriatrics 2
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma 2
Human Trafficking 2
Total Hours: 58
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