If your state is not mentioned here, no CE is required by your State Board of Nursing.

We strongly encourage you to check with your State’s Licensing Board for requirements.

StateNursing Contact Hours Requirements
AlaskaTwo of the following : 30 CE Contact Hours, or 30 Hours of Nursing Activities, or 320 Hours of Nursing Employment
Arkansas15 Contact Hours
Alabama24 Contact Hours Every 2 Years (12 Allowed Online)
California30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
District of Columbia24 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Delaware30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Florida25 Contact Hours Every 2 Years. 2 Hours Medical Error, 1 Hour HIV for First Renewal, 2 Hours Domestic Violence Every 3rd Renewal
Iowa3 Years License – 30 Contact Hours Licensed Issue Less Than 3 Years – 24 Contact Hours
Illinois20 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Kansas30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Kentucky14 Contact Hours Every 2 Years. 2 Hours HIV Every 10 Years. 3 Hours Domestic Violence – One Time
LouisianaFull Time: 5 Contact Hours. Part-Time: 10 Contact Hours. Less Than 160 Work Hours – 15 Contact Hours
MinnesotaRN: 24 Contact Hours Every 2 Years. LPN: 12 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Massachusetts15 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Michigan24 Contact Hours Every 2 Years + 1 Contact Hour Pain Management
Nevada30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
New Mexico30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
North CarolinaCheck Nursing Board Website
North Dakota12 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Nebraska20 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
New Jersey30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
New York4 Contact Hours Every 4 Years (Infection Control & Barrier Precautions – Every 4 Years)
New Hampshire30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Ohio24 Contact Hours Every 2 Years (1 Hour on Nursing Laws & Rules)
Pennsylvania30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
Rhode Island10 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
South CarolinaCheck Nursing Board Website
Texas20 Contact Hours Every 2 Years (2 Hours on Bioterrorism)
Utah30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years
West Virginia30 Contact Hours Every 2 Years (2 Hrs. End of Life Care Including Pain Mgmt.)
Wyoming20 Contact Hours Every 2 Years