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Required New Mexico Nursing CE Courses

Complete these required courses towards your New Mexico nursing CE requirements.

Pain Management

5.0 contact hours

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Recommended New Mexico Nursing CE Courses

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

Palliative Care

3.0 contact hours

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Introduction to Pharmacology

3.0 contact hours

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Mental Health for Veterans

2.0 contact hours

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Marijuana and CBD: Effective Treatment and Use

2.0 contact hours

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HIV/AIDs

6.0 contact hours

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End of Life Care and Pain Management

2.0 contact hours

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Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery

1.0 contact hours

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Mental Health Pharmacology

3.0 contact hours

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  • All New Mexico nurses are required to complete 30 hours of CE to renew a license
  • APRNs are required to complete an additional 20 hours for their specialty, with additional requirements according to their DEA registration
    • With DEA registration: 5 hours related to CNP's practice, 10 hours relating to Pharmacology, 5 hours in management of non-cancer pain
    • WIthout DEA registration: 10 hours related to the CNP's practice, 10 hours relating to Pharmacology

New Mexico nursing licenses must be renewed before the last day of the licensee's birth month





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