Oregon CE Requirements for License Renewal

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

Renewal Requirements

RN
  • Every two years:
    • 400 nursing practice hours
    • If less than 600 hours in prior 3 years, 20 hours of continuing education is required
    • If less than 800 hours in prior 4 years, 30 hours of continuing education is required
    • Less than 960 hours of practice in prior 5 years must apply for practice re-entry
  • *NEW* Every renewal 
    • 2-hour cultural competence continuing education
  • One-time requirement
LPN
  • Every two years
    • 400 nursing practice hours
    • If less than 600 hours in prior 3 years, 20 hours of continuing education is required
    • If less than 800 hours in prior 4 years, 30 hours of continuing education is required
    • Less than 960 hours of practice in prior 5 years must apply for practice re-entry
  • *NEW* Every renewal 
    • 2-hour cultural competence continuing education
  • One-time requirement
Advanced Practice 
  • Every two years
    • Must renew RN license and complete continuing education requirements if less than 400 hours of APRN practice in prior two years
  • For NPs licensed prior to January 2011, national certification is not required for renewal.
    • Instead, a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education in the population foci is required
  • *NEW* Every renewal 
    • 2-hour cultural competence continuing education
  • One-time requirement

Meet your license renewal requirements

NCPD Acute Pain Management for People with Opioid Use Disorder
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 1.5 contact hours

NCPD Acute Pain Management for Inpatients with Opioid Use Disorder
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 2.5 contact hours

NCPD Nursing Intervention for Adult Patients Experiencing Chronic Pain
Joanna Briggs Institute Best Practice Information Sheet, 1 contact hour

NCPD Effectiveness of Non-pharmacological Pain Management in Relieving Chronic Pain for Children and Adolescents
Joanna Briggs Institute Best Practice Information Sheet, 1 contact hour

*More CE articles related to pain management

Additional CE Resources


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

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