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South Carolina Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses

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

For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of South Carolina, there are specific license renewal requirements that the South Carolina Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs, LPNs, and APRNs.
We report course completions electronically to CE Broker every 24 hours for South Carolina licensees.

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CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses

Every two years, the South Carolina 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 for APRN license renewal

APRNs WITH Prescriptive Authority are required to maintain their national certification AND complete 20 hours of pharmacotherapeutics with two of those hours in controlled substances.

License Expiration and Renewal

Registered Nurse Licenses:

South Carolina RN licenses expire on April 30 in even-numbered years.

Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:

South Carolina LPN licenses expire on April 30 in even-numbered years.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:

South Carolina APRN licenses expire on April 30 in even-numbered years.

How to Renew Your Nursing License in South Carolina

Welcome to Wild Iris Medical Education, your trusted source for nursing continuing education (CEUs) since 1998! If you're a nurse in South Carolina looking to renew your license, we're here to guide you through the process and ensure you meet all SC Board of Nursing requirements.

Step-by-Step Guide to Renewal

Understand Your Requirements

South Carolina nurses must complete 30 CEs within their renewal period. Wild Iris Medical Education, an ANCC-accredited provider for nursing continuing professional development (NCPD), offers a wide range of approved courses to fulfill these requirements.

Choose Your Courses

Browse our selection of nursing CEUs designed to enhance your skills and meet the board's mandates. Our courses cover various topics essential for today's nursing professionals.

Complete Your CEUs

With our user-friendly platform, you can complete your courses online at your own pace. Along with 24- hour automatic CE Broker reporting, after passing the test, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion for your records.

Renew Your License

Visit the South Carolina Board of Nursing website to submit your renewal application. Ensure you have all necessary documentation, including proof of your completed CEUs.

Stay Informed

Keep up to date with any changes in requirements by regularly checking the South Carolina Board of Nursing website or subscribing to our newsletter for the latest information.
We're committed to providing evidence-based, accessible education to support your career and license renewal needs. Get started today and ensure your continuous professional development with our accredited nursing CEU courses.

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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.

South Carolina nursing license renewal information as of March 2024.

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