Nevada Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Nevada?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Nevada, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Nevada 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 Nevada State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Nevada 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
- 30 contact hours plus 15 contact hours directly related to nursing specialty for APRN license renewal
Mandated State Courses
To renew your Nevada nursing license, you will need to complete four contact hours of continuing education in the topics of:
Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Emergency Preparedness for Nevada Nurses
Cultural Competency for Nevada, including Caring for LGBTQ+ Patients
Additional APRN requirement:
2 hour Suicide Prevention course completed every 4 years.
2 hour Substance Use and Abuse course completed every renewal cycle.
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
Nevada RN licenses expire every two years on the nurse's birthday.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
Nevada LPN licenses expire every two years on the nurse's birthday.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:
Nevada APRN licenses expire every two years on the nurse's birthday.
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Nevada nursing license renewal information as of September 2019.
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