Nevada Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses and License Renewal

Elite offers courses and CEU credits that are needed for license renewal and meeting Nevada nursing continuing education requirements. Here is a summary of the requirements you need to meet in the state of Nevada

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Learn what's required for your nursing license in Nevada

This nursing licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. We recommend you contact the Nevada State Board of Nursing for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain nursing licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Nevada Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

Licenses issued within 2 years are not required to complete CE contact hours for 1st time renewal.  However, the 1-time 4 CE contact hours for Bioterrorism is required.

Mandatory Subjects:
Bioterrorism: Responding to Acts of Terrorism – 4 contact hours; 1-time requirement.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nevada State Board of Nursing
Phone: 7024865800
Fax: 7024865803
Address:
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy., Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Nevada Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

Licenses issued within 2 years are not required to complete CE contact hours for 1st time renewal.  However, the 1-time 4 CE contact hours for Bioterrorism is required.

Mandatory Subjects:
Bioterrorism: Responding to Acts of Terrorism – 4 contact hours; 1-time requirement.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nevada State Board of Nursing
Phone: 7024865800
Fax: 7024865803
Address:
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy., Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Nevada Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 45
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 45
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info

Licenses issued within 2 years are not required to complete CE contact hours for 1st time renewal.  However, the 1-time 4 CE contact hours for Bioterrorism is required.

Mandatory Subjects:
Bioterrorism: Responding to Acts of Terrorism – 4 contact hours; 1-time requirement.

Role or specialty - 15 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.


The 2017 Nevada legislature passed Assembly Bill 105. Beginning July 1, 2017 an advanced practice registered nurse is required to complete within 2 years after initial licensure and every 4 years thereafter, at least 2 hours of training relating to evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness. The bill’s requirements are incorporated into the Nevada Nurse Practice Act NRS 632.343.


The 2017 Nevada legislature also passed Assembly Bill 474. Beginning January 1, 2018 an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who is registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to NRS 453.231 is required to complete at least 2 hours of training relating specifically to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids or addiction during each period of licensure. The bill’s requirements are incorporated into the Nevada Nurse Practice Act NRS 632.2375.



Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Nevada State Board of Nursing
Phone: 7024865800
Fax: 7024865803
Address:
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy., Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.