Maryland Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Maryland?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Maryland, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Maryland Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs and LPNs.
The law requires all health care practitioners in Maryland to attest that they have completed an implicit bias training program on their license renewal application. Implicit Bias Training for Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals meets the requirements of HB 28: Public Health – Implicit Bias Training and the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. Approved by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).
- For detailed nursing license renewal information and latest updates, please always refer to the Maryland State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Maryland Nursing Board requires nurses to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements:
- 30 contact hours for RN license renewal
- 30 contact hours for LPN license renewal
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
A MD registered nurse with an odd-numbered birth year shall always renew in an odd-numbered year not later than the 28th day of the licensee's birth month.
A MD registered nurse with an even-numbered birth year shall always renew in an even-numbered year not later than the 28th day of the licensee's birth month.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
A MD licensed practical nurse with an odd-numbered birth year shall always renew in an odd-numbered year not later than the 28th day of the licensee's birth month.
A MD licensed practical nurse with an even-numbered birth year shall always renew in an even-numbered year not later than the 28th day of the licensee's birth month.
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Maryland nursing license renewal information as of June 2023.
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