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Required Texas Nursing CE Courses

Complete these required courses towards your Texas nursing CE requirements.

Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims (Texas)

2.0 contact hours

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Geriatrics

2.0 contact hours

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Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics (Texas)

2.0 contact hours

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Recommended Texas Nursing CE Courses

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

Mental Health Pharmacology

3.0 contact hours

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Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery

1.0 contact hours

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Bioterrorism

4.0 contact hours

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Marijuana and CBD: Effective Treatment and Use

2.0 contact hours

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Palliative Care

3.0 contact hours

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Influenza: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention (free)

1.0 contact hours

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Child Maltreatment

3.0 contact hours

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HIV/AIDs

6.0 contact hours

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  • All Texas nurses are required to complete 20 hours of CE to renew a license
    • Nurses practicing in an emergency room setting must complete at least 2 hours related to Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims
    • At least 2 hours must be related to Geriatrics
    • At least 2 hours must be related to Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics every third renewal period
  • APRNs with prescriptive authority must complete an additional 8 hours of CE for a total of 28 hours
    • 5 hours on Pharmacotherapeutics
    • 3 hours on Prescribing Controlled Substances

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






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