Mississippi Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Mississippi?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Mississippi, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Mississippi Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs, LPNs, and APRNs.
- For detailed nursing license renewal information and latest updates, please always refer to the Mississippi State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Mississippi Nursing Board requires nurses to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements as per Title 30, Mississippi Administrative Code, Part 2815:
- 20 contact hours for RN license renewal
- 20 contact hours for LPN license renewal
- 40 contact hours for APRN license renewal. 10 out of the 40 hours must be specific to controlled substances.
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
Mississippi RN licenses expire between October 1 and December 31 in even-numbered years.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
Mississippi LPN licenses expire between October 1 and December 31 in odd-numbered years.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:
Mississippi APRN licenses expire between October 1 and December 31 in even-numbered years.
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Mississippi nursing license renewal information as of January 2020.
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