Michigan Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The Michigan Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and LPNs are required 25 contact hours every two years, 2 of which must be in pain and symptom management. There is a one-time requirement for training in identifying victims of human trafficking.

APRNs (NA, NP, NM and CNS) in addition to meeting continuing education requirements for RN license renewal, APRNs must complete additional education depending on their credentials.
NAs are required to maintain certification through NBCRNA (under the AANA guidelines).
NPs are required to maintain national certification with certifying body (requirements vary).
NMs may complete AMCB continuing competency assessment or complete 20 hours in the specialty.
CNSs are required to maintain certification through ANCC or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Certification Corporation.

Beginning September 1, 2019, individuals seeking a controlled substance license or who dispense controlled substances must complete a one-time requirement on opioids and controlled substance awareness.

NEW Beginning June 1, 2022, an applicant for licensure or registration must have completed a minimum of 2 hours of implicit bias training within the 5 years immediately preceding issuance of the license or registration. Additionally, beginning on June 1, 2022, and for every renewal thereafter, an applicant for license or registration renewal must have completed a minimum of 1 hour of implicit bias training for each year of the applicant's license or registration cycle.

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For More Information

Please contact the Michigan Board of Nursing at (517) 335-0918, or visit their website at http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72603_27529_27542---,00.html.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Continuing_Education_Information_for_Nurses_554819_7.pdf - RNs and LPNs.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/LARA_Nursing_Specialty_CE_Brochure_4-11_376430_7.pdf - APRNs.