Minnesota Advanced Practice Registered Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The Minnesota Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs are required 24 contact hours every two years.

LPNs are required 12 contact hours every two years.

APRNs are required to maintain national certification.

Beginning with DEA initial registrations or renewals starting June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (with the exception of DVM-only license holders) are required 8 hours on treating and managing patients with opioid or other substance use disorders, including the appropriate clinical use of all FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of a substance use disorder, one-time only.

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For More Information

Please contact the Minnesota Board of Nursing at (612) 317-3000 or (888) 234-2690, or visit their website at https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/licensure/continuing-ed/ - All Licensees.
https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/advanced-practice/apply-for-an-aprn-license-renewal-reregistration-reauthorization-and-forms/renewal/ - APRNs.