CE Requirements for Nurses in Texas

Requirements specific to Nurses in Texas

Required Courses: 2

  • 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 approved by the Texas Department of Health
    • 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


Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Texas

Complete these courses towards your Texas nursing CE requirements.

Over 100 hours of CE for one low price
Geriatrics

2.0 ANCC contact hours

Required Start Course
Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics (Texas)

2.0 ANCC contact hours

Required Start Course
Nursing Evidence-Based Practice

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
A Nurse's Role in the American Opioid Epidemic

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Cardiovascular Health and Prescribing for the Diabetic Patient

1.5 ANCC contact hours

1.0 AANP contact hours

0.5 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Mental Health Pharmacology

3.0 ANCC contact hours

1.3 AANP contact hours

1.3 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Substance Abuse and Addiction

5.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice.

You can learn more at Texas's Board of Nursing Website