Alabama Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Alabama Nurses

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Alabama Board of Nursing accepts courses from any provider who is ANCC accredited.

In addition to our ANCC accreditation, NetCE is an approved provider through the Alabama Board of Nursing, Provider #ABNP0353 (valid through November 21, 2021).

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE Alabama Board of Nursing, Provider #ABNP0353
NetCE reports to the Alabama Board of Nursing.

RNs are required 24 contact hours every two years.

LPNs are required 24 contact hours every two years.

APNs are required 24 contact hours every two years, 6 of the 24 hours must be in pharmacology.

If you hold a Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (QACSC), 4 of the 24 hours must be Board-approved CE regarding the prescribing of controlled substances every two years. The hours awarded for the QACSC course will count toward the 6 hours of pharmacology required for APN renewal.

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For More Information

Please contact the Alabama Board of Nursing at (800) 656-5318, or visit their website at https://www.abn.alabama.gov/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.alabamaadministrativecode.state.al.us/docs/nurs/610-X-4.pdf