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Florida Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses

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

For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Florida, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Florida Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs, LPNs and APRNs.
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CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses

Every two years, the Florida Nursing Board requires nurses to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements:

  • 24 contact hours for RN license renewal
  • 24 contact hours for LPN license renewal
  • 24 contact hours for APRN license renewal

Mandated State Courses

To renew your Florida nursing license, you will need to complete continuing education in following topics:


2 contact hours on Domestic Violence for Florida Nurses

2 contact hours on Florida Laws and Rules for Nursing

1 contact hour on HIV/AIDS for Florida Healthcare Professionals

2 contact hours on Human Trafficking for Florida Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals

2 contact hours on Prevention of Medical Errors for Florida Healthcare Professionals

2 contact hours on Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace for Florida Nurses

License Expiration and Renewal

Registered Nurse Licenses:

Florida RN licenses renew every two years on April 30 and July 31. The date is set by the system.


Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:

Florida LPN licenses renew every two years on July 31 in odd-numbered years.


Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:

Florida APRN licenses renew every two years on April 30 and July 31. The date is set by the system.


About Wild Iris Medical Education

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Provider #P0314.

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is approved as a provider of nursing continuing education by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Quality Assurance, Board of Nursing. Provider #NCE3403.

Florida nursing license renewal information as of September 2019.

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