California Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

California Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians

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.

NetCE is an approved provider through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP9784 and the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners, Provider #V10662 (LVNs) and Provider #V10842 (PTs).

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP9784.
NetCE California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician, Provider #V10662 (LVNs) and #V10842 (PTs).

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

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) with prescriptive authority must complete 3 contact hours on Schedule II controlled substances including the risks of addiction associated with the use of Schedule II controlled substances as part of the 30 contact hours.

Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) must complete 2 contact hours on Schedule II controlled substances including both risks of addiction and neonatal abstinence syndrome associated with opioids.

Licensed Midwives (LMs) are required 36 contact hours every two years. Licensed midwives are licensed under the Medical Board of California and may complete courses from an approved California Board of Registered Nursing provider. NetCE is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP9784.

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RN/APRN License Renewal Instructions
LVN/PT License Renewal Instructions

For More Information

RNs and APRNs may contact the California Board of Registered Nursing at (916) 322-3350, or visit their website at https://www.rn.ca.gov. LVNs and PTs may contact the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners at (916) 263-7800, or visit their website at https://www.bvnpt.ca.gov.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
http://www.rn.ca.gov/licensees/ce-renewal.shtml - RNs and APRNs.
http://www.rn.ca.gov/practice/npa.shtml - Nursing Practice Act for RNs and APRNs.
http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/licensees/renewal_application_form.shtml - LVNs and PTs.
https://www.mbc.ca.gov/Licensees/Midwives/ - Licensed Midwives.