Montana Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Montana Nurses: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montana Board of Nursing made the decision to waive all continuing education requirements for all licensees renewing in 2020 (even year renewals) and 2021 (odd year renewals). This applies to all medication aide LPNs, RNs, and APRNs licensed in Montana. For more information, please visit:

The Montana State Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and LPNs are required 24 contact hours every two years.

APRNs are required 24 contact hours every two years, 12 of which must be in pharmacology to maintain prescriptive authority.

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For More Information

Please contact the Montana State Board of Nursing at (406) 444-5696, or visit their website at

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at: - MCA Rule 24.159-2102 for All Licensees. - MCA Rule 24.159.1469 for APRNs with prescriptive authority. - CE FAQs for All Licensees.