Nevada Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The Nevada State Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and LPNs are required 30 contact hours every two years. There is a one-time requirement of 4 contact hours in Bioterrorism.

NEW Beginning with renewals on or after January 1, 2022, all licensees are required at least 2 hours relating to cultural competency and diversity, equity and inclusion every renewal. These hours will count toward the 30 hours continuing education requirement.

APRNs are required 45 contact hours every two years, 15 of which must be related to the area of practice and are required 2 hours of training in evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness to be completed within two years of initial licensure and every four years thereafter. There is a one-time requirement of 4 contact hours in Bioterrorism.

NEW Beginning with renewals on or after January 1, 2024, APRNs are required at least 2 hours related to the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment approach to substance use disorder every renewal.

APRNs registered to dispense controlled substances are required at least 2 hours related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids or addiction. NEW After May 25, 2021, APRNs may take 2 hours related to the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment approach to substance use disorder to fulfill this requirement.

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For More Information

Please contact the Nevada State Board of Nursing at (775) 687-7700 or (888) 590-6726, or visit their website at http://nevadanursingboard.org/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
https://nevadanursingboard.org/continuing-education/ - All Licensees.
https://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-632.html#NRS632Sec343 - NRS 632.343 [Effective January 1, 2020] for All Licensees.