Florida Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

NetCE is an approved provider of continuing education through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405. NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention RNs, APRNs, and APRN-IPs: Due to COVID-19, State Surgeon General Dr. Scott A. Rivkees issued Emergency Order 21-001 extending the licensure expiration date until June 30, 2021 for any professional license issued by the Department with upcoming licensure renewal deadlines. For more information, please visit: https://floridasnursing.gov/notification-of-renewal-deadline-extension/.

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405. 
NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.
Questions: Please contact CE Broker 1-877-434-6323 or support@cebroker.com

RNs, LPNs, APRNs, APRN-IPs are required 16 general hours plus state mandates.

Mandates include:

APRN-IP (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Independent Practice) Per HB 607, effective July 1, 2020, APRNs will be able to register for autonomous practice, which will remove the requirement to provide patient care within the framework of an established protocol with a supervising physician or dentist. Registration requirements include having completed, within the last 5 years, 45 hours of CE in pharmacology and 45 hours of CE in differential diagnosis.

According to Rule 64B9-4.020(4), FAC, pharmacology course content must address the therapeutic uses and biological effects of drugs and the differential diagnosis content must address health assessment, differential diagnosis, critical thinking or diagnostic reasoning.

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For More Information

Please contact the Florida Board of Nursing at (850) 488-0595, or visit their website at http://floridasnursing.gov/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.floridasnursing.gov/renewals/ - All Licensees.
http://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/registered-nurse-rn/ - RNs.
http://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/licensed-practical-nurse/ - LPNs.
https://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/advanced-practice-registered-nurse/ - APRNs.