Rhode Island State NursingCE

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Rhode Island State NursingCE Requirements

Rhode Island Registered Nurse (RN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 10 CE hours every two years. 2 of those hours must be in substance abuse.

Rhode Island Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 10 CE hours every two years. 2 of those hours must be in substance abuse.

Rhode Island Nurse Practitioner (NP) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 10 CE hours every two years and maintain national certification. 2 of those hours must be in substance abuse. If you are an APRN with prescriptive authority, you are required to complete 30 CE hours in pharmacology every 6 years.

Rhode Island Required NursingCE Courses

Complete these Required Courses towards your Rhode Island State Requirements

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5
Total Hours: 5

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
Suicide and Suicide Prevention 6
Bioterrorism 4
Geriatrics 2
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma 2
Human Trafficking 2
Total Hours: 53
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