Nebraska Nurses CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

The Nebraska Board of Nursing accepts NetCE courses.

RNs and LPNs are required 20 contact hours every two years.

APRNs are required to maintain national certification, as well as their Nebraska RN license or NLC multistate license.

Licensees who prescribe controlled substances shall include at least 3 hours on prescribing opiates which may include, but is not limited to, education regarding prescribing and administering opiates, the risks and indicators regarding development of addiction to opiates, and emergency opiate situations. One half-hour (30 minutes) of the 3 required hours must cover the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

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 Nebraska Board of Nursing at (402) 471-4376, or visit their website at

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at: - APRNs, RNs, and LPNs. - Links to each profession's Regulations and Statutes. - Statute 38-145 rule (6) for controlled substances prescribers.