New Hampshire Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The New Hampshire Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

Attention New Hampshire Nurses: All continuing education requirements have been waived for those licensees who are scheduled to renew between March 13, 2020 to December 31, 2020. For more information, please visit: https://www.governor.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt336/files/documents/emergency-order-29-h.pdf.

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

APRNs are required 30 contact hours every two years to maintain RN license. Current national certification in specialty will meet requirements for 30 continuing education hours for nursing licensure. An additional 30 hours is required, 20 of which must be in the area of specialty, including 5 hours of pharmacology. For licensees with an active DEA number, 3 of the 5 hours must address opioid prescribing, pain management, or substance abuse disorder. Proof of completion should be sent to the board office.

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For More Information

Please contact the New Hampshire Board of Nursing at (603) 271-2323, or visit their website at https://www.oplc.nh.gov/nursing/index.htm.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XXX/326-B/326-B-31.htm - Nurse Practice Act RSA 326-B:31 for All Licensees.
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/state_agencies/nur100-800.html - Rule 403.01(a) for RNs and LPNs; Rule 403.01(d) for APRNs.
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xxx/318-b/318-b-40.htm - Controlled Drug Act for APRN-NPs with prescriptive authority.