New Mexico Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The New Mexico Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

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

APRN-CNPs and APRN-CNSs with a DEA registration are required an additional 20 hours in the following:

APRN-CNPs and APRN-CNSs without a DEA registration are required an additional 20 hours in the following:

  • 10 hours in the scope of practice, and
  • 10 hours in pharmacology

APRN-CRNAs must maintain NBCRNA certification. Licensees with a DEA registration are required 5 hours in non-cancer pain management.

APRN-CNMs are required 30 contact hours, 15 of which must be pharmacology-related and to maintain AMCB certification. For the first license renewal, a minimum of 5 contact hours is required, and for subsequent renewals, a minimum of 2 contact hours must be completed on any of the following topics:

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For More Information

Please contact the New Mexico Board of Nursing at (505) 841-8340, or visit their website at http://nmbon.sks.com/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://nmbon.sks.com/faqs.aspx - All Licensees.