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Required Rhode Island Nursing CE Courses

Complete these required courses towards your Rhode Island nursing CE requirements.

Substance Abuse and Addiction

5.0 contact hours

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Recommended Rhode Island Nursing CE Courses

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

End of Life Care and Pain Management

2.0 contact hours

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Infection Control

6.0 contact hours

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Safe and Effective Prescription of Controlled Substances

4.0 contact hours

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Introduction to Pharmacology

3.0 contact hours

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A Nurse's Role in the American Opioid Epidemic (free)

1.0 contact hours

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Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research

3.0 contact hours

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Nursing Evidence-Based Practice (free)

1.0 contact hours

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Suicide and Suicide Prevention

6.0 contact hours

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  • All Rhode Island nurses are required to complete 10 hours of CE to renew a license
  • APRNs are required to complete 30 hours of CE related to Pharmacology every 6 years

Renewal notices are sent to licensees 60 days prior to expiration date






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