Kansas Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Kansas Nurses: Governor Kelly signed Executive Order No. 21-09 on April 1, 2021 which states that all state agencies shall extend renewal deadlines and continuing education requirements for any professional license that was in good standing as of March 12, 2020, that has expired or will expire during the State of Disaster Emergency, and such licenses shall remain valid until 90 days following the termination of the State of Disaster Emergency. The State of Disaster Emergency has been extended to May 28, 2021. This means that licenses that have/had an expiration date of March 31, 2020 through July 31, 2021 will now have an expiration date of August 28, 2021. These licenses will be lapsed if not renewed by August 29, 2021. For more information, please visit: https://ksbn.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/EO-21-09-Message-for-website-4-2-21.pdf.

The Kansas Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs, LPNs and APRNs are required 30 contact hours every two years.

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For More Information

Please contact the Kansas State Board of Nursing at (785) 296-4929, or visit their website at https://ksbn.kansas.gov/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
https://ksbn.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/NPA/60-9-106.pdf   - Nurse Practice Act CNE Rule 60-9-106 for All Licensees.
https://ksbn.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/CNE/CNE-Tool.pdf - CNE Summary for All Licensees.
https://ksbn.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/CNE/CNE-Guidelines-for-Advanced-Practice-Nurses.pdf - CNE Guidelines for APRNs.