Florida CE Requirements for License Renewal

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As a nurse in the state of Florida, you are required to earn continuing education to renew your active license.

Renewal Requirements

RN

  • Every two years
    • 24 hours of continuing education, including: 
      • 2 hours related to medical error prevention
      • 2 hours on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida
      • 2 hours related to human trafficking
  • Initial renewal
    • 1 hour related to HIV/AIDS
  • Every four years
    • 2 hours related to recognizing impairment in the workplace
  • Each third renewal period
    • An additional 2 hours related to domestic violence
LPN
  • Every two years
    • 24 hours of continuing education, including: 
      • 2 hours related to medical error prevention
      • 2 hours on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida
      • 2 hours related to human trafficking
  • Initial renewal
    • 1 hour related to HIV/AIDS
  • Every four years
    • 2 hours related to recognizing impairment in the workplace
  • Each third renewal period
    • An additional 2 hours related to domestic violence
Advanced Practice 
  • Every two years
    • 24 hours of continuing education, including: 
      • 2 hours related to medical error prevention
      • 2 hours on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida
      • 2 hours related to human trafficking
      • 3 hours on the safe and effective prescription of controlled substances 
  • Initial renewal
    • 1 hour related to HIV/AIDS
  • Every four years
    • 2 hours related to recognizing impairment in the workplace
  • Each third renewal period
    • An additional 2 hours related to domestic violence

Meet your license renewal requirements

CE Understanding the Letter of the Law for Florida RNs and ARNPs
Lippincott CE Module, 2 contact hours

CE Understanding the Letter of the Law for Florida LPNs
Lippincott CE Module, 2 contact hours

CE Preventing and Managing Medical Errors for Direct Care - FL BON Requirement
Home Healthcare Now, Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, 2 contact hours

CE Preventing and Managing Medical Errors for Nurse Managers - FL BON Requirement
Home Healthcare Now, Nursing Management, 2 contact hours

CE Florida Law for HIV/AIDS: Every Nurse is an HIV Nurse
American Journal of Nursing, 3 contact hours

CE HIV Update: Where are we Now? - FLORIDA LAW FOR HIV/AIDS
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!​, 1 contact hour

CE Florida Law for HIV/AIDS: An Update for Home Healthcare Clinicians
Home Healthcare Now, 2 contact hours
 

CE Update: What Nurses Need to Know About Human Trafficking
Journal of Christian Nursing, 2 contact hours

CE Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace
Nursing Management, 2 contact hours

CE Feeling Shame: Insights on Intimate Partner Violence
Journal of Christian Nursing, 2 contact hours

Additional CE Resources


Visit the Florida Board of Nursing for more information on your renewal requirements.

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