New Jersey Nursing CEU - Mandated Organ Donation CE
New Jersey Nursing License Renewal Information
New Jersey State-Mandated Courses
| Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery for New Jersey Nurses
REQUIRED FOR NEW JERSEY NURSES Fulfills NJ requirement for 1 CH on clinical aspects of organ and tissue donation and recovery.
| Prescription Drug Abuse: Opioid Diversion and Best-Practice Prescribing
REQUIRED FOR RHODE ISLAND NURSES; MASSACHUSETTS NURSE PRACTITIONERS; NEW JERSEY NURSES Factors contributing to misuse/abuse of prescribed pain medications; most commonly abused and/or diverted drugs; managing chronic pain and CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain; best practices for prescribing controlled substances.
New Jersey License Renewal Information
Nursing CEU Requirements
The New Jersey Board of Nursing requires each licensee (advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, including forensic nurses-CSA, and licensed practical nurses) to complete 30 hours of CE credits during the two-year period preceding renewal.
As a condition of biennial license renewal, all New Jersey registered professional nurses and all licensed practical nurses must complete one hour of continuing education concerning prescription opioid drugs, including alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, and the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion.
Prescription Drug Abuse: Opioid Diversion and Best-Practice Prescribing
New graduates and nurses applying from out-of-state must complete one hour on the following topic:
Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery for New Jersey Nurses
RN license renewals are May 31 of odd-numbered and even-numbered years based on the date of issuance.
Updated: December, 2019, for details, always refer to the NJ BON.