Mississippi Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The Mississippi Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405.
NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

RNs and LPNs are required 20 contact hours if out of practice for greater than five (5) years.

APRNs are required 5 contact hours directly related to prescribing of controlled substances per State Certification Period; and to maintain national certification.

Beginning with DEA initial registrations or renewals starting June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (with the exception of DVM-only license holders) are required 8 hours on treating and managing patients with opioid or other substance use disorders, including the appropriate clinical use of all FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of a substance use disorder, one-time only.

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For More Information

Please contact the Mississippi Board of Nursing at (601) 957-6300, or visit their website at https://www.msbn.ms.gov/.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/laws-rules/administrative-code - All Licensees.
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/faqs - FAQs for All Licensees (see Continuing Education Units).
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2.%20Part%202810%20-%20Examinations%20%26%20Licensure.pdf - RNs and LPNs (Part 2810).
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/sites/default/files/Part%202840%20Advanced%20Practice.pdf - APRNs (Part 2840).