Oklahoma Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Oklahoma?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Oklahoma, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Oklahoma 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, of which 15 hours must be for pharmacology
Since October 13, 2020 nurses use the new online Nurse Portal. Through the Nurse Portal, applications, renewals, name and address changes are submitted in an electronic format.
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
Oklahoma RN licenses expire every two years by the end of the RN's birth month in even-numbered years.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
Oklahoma LPN licenses expire every two years by the end of the RN's birth month in odd-numbered years.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:
Oklahoma APRN licenses expire every two years by the end of the APRN's birth month.
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Oklahoma nursing license renewal information as of September 2019.
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