California Nursing Continuing Education and CEU Credits

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0 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours

Here's what you need to renew your California Nursing license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Board of Registered Nursing. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Nursing licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

California Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

CE contact hours are not required for 1st time renewals following the issuance a license. Thereafter, 30 contact hours of CE is required every 2-year renewal period.


Elite is also approved as a continuing education provider by the CA Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (LVN Provider # V15058; PT Provider #V10520.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Registered Nursing
Phone: 9163223350
Fax: 9165747699
Address: P.O. Box 944210 Sacramento, 94244

California Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

Continuing education contact hours are not required for 1st time renewals following the issuance of a license. Thereafter, 30 contact hours of CE is required every 2-year renewal period.


Additional requirement for APNs with prescriptive authority:
Furnish Schedule II Controlled Substances (pharmacology covering the drugs or devices to be furnished or ordered) by completion of a 2-hour BRN-approved course.  CME category I is acceptable to meet CE requirements.

If you have a current Nurse Practitioner Furnishing certification in California and need Schedule II furnishing privileges: You must complete a 3-hour online Schedule II course through the CA Association for Nurse Practitioners. You may register for the online course at this link: https://canpweb.org/education/controlled-substance-ii/For more details, visit: https://www.rn.ca.gov/education/scheduleii.shtml

Elite is also approved as a continuing education provider by the CA Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (LVN Provider # V15058; PT Provider #V10520.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Registered Nursing
Phone: 9163223350
Fax: 9165747699
Address: P.O. Box 944210 Sacramento, 94244

California Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

CE contact hours are not required for 1st time renewals following the issuance a license. Thereafter, 30 contact hours of CE is required every 2-year renewal period.

Elite is also approved as a continuing education provider by the CA Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (LVN Provider # V15058; PT Provider #V10520.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Registered Nursing
Phone: 9163223350
Fax: 9165747699
Address: P.O. Box 944210 Sacramento, 94244

California Nursing: Psychiatric Technician

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

CE contact hours are not required for 1st time renewals following the issuance a license. Thereafter, 30 contact hours of CE is required every 2-year renewal period.

Elite is also approved as a continuing education provider by the CA Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (LVN Provider # V15058; PT Provider #V10520.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Registered Nursing
Phone: 9163223350
Fax: 9165747699
Address: P.O. Box 944210 Sacramento, 94244

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.