Texas State NursingCE

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Texas State NursingCE Requirements

Texas Registered Nurse (RN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 20 CE hours in the area that you practice. For those practicing in an emergency room setting there is a one-time requirement that you must complete 2 CE hours in Forensic Evidence Collection. 2 CE hours of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics must be completed before the end of every third two-year licensing period. Nurses whose practice includes older adult or geriatric populations must complete at least 2 CE hours relating to Geriatrics every two year licensing period.

Texas Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 20 CE hours in the area that you practice. For those practicing in an emergency room setting there is a one-time requirement that you must complete 2 CE hours in Forensic Evidence Collection. 2 CE hours of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics must be completed before the end of every third two-year licensing period. Nurses whose practice includes older adult or geriatric populations must complete at least 2 CE hours relating to Geriatrics every two year licensing period.

Texas Nurse Practitioner (NP) CE Requirements

You are required to complete 20 CE hours in the area that you practice. For those practicing in an emergency room setting there is a one-time requirement that you must complete 2 CE hours in Forensic Evidence Collection. If you have prescriptive authority you must complete an additional 5 contact hours of pharmacology. 2 CE hours of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics must be completed before the end of every third two-year licensing period. Nurses whose practice includes older adult or geriatric populations must complete at least 2 CE hours relating to Geriatrics every two year licensing period.

Texas Required NursingCE Courses

Complete these Required Courses towards your Texas State Requirements

NursingCE Course Contact Hours
Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims (Texas) 2
Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics 2
Geriatrics 2
Total Hours: 6

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
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5
Suicide and Suicide Prevention 6
Bioterrorism 4
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma 2
Human Trafficking 2
Total Hours: 56
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