Maine Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Maine Nurses: Pursuant to Governor Mill’s Executive Order, licenses will not expire or need to be renewed for 30 days after the end of the declaration of the emergency. This also includes CE requirements. For more information, please visit https://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/covid-19.html.

The Maine State Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and LPNs are not required continuing education at this time.

APRNs are required 75 contact hours every two years, in nursing, medicine, or allied health in the area of practice. Licensees with prescriptive authority are required 3 hours of Category I education on the prescribing of opioid medication.*

CNMs must maintain national certification through the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).

*NetCE courses are considered Category I.

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For More Information

Please contact the Maine State Board of Nursing at (207) 287-1133, or visit their website at http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/docs/Chapter_8.pdf - APRNs.
http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/32/title32sec2210.pdf - APRNs with opioid prescriptive authority.