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Connecticut Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses

What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Connecticut?

Registered nurses (RN) and licensed practical nurses (LPN) actively practicing in Connecticut and applying for license renewal after January 1, 2022, and once every six years thereafter, are required to complete two contact hours of training or education on screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and suicide prevention training.

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  • For detailed nursing license renewal information and latest updates, please always refer to the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing and the Connecticut Department of Health

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CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses

Every six years, the Connecticut Nursing Board requires RNs and LPNs to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements:

  • 2 contact hours of training or education on screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and suicide prevention training for RN license renewal
  • 2 contact hours of training or education on screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and suicide prevention training for LPN license renewal

License Expiration and Renewal

Registered Nurse Licenses:

Registered nurse licenses in Connecticut expire in the first birth month following issuance and are renewable annually thereafter. RNs will receive notification approximately 60 days prior to their license expiration date and will be required to renew online.


Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:

Licensed Practical nurse licenses in Connecticut expire in the first birth month following issuance and are renewable annually thereafter. LPNs will receive notification approximately 60 days prior to their license expiration date and will be required to renew online.


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Connecticut nursing license renewal information as of August 2022.

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