Florida Nursing Continuing Education and CEU Credits

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10 Mandatory Hours
16 Elective Hours
26 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Florida Nursing license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Florida Board of Nursing. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Nursing licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Florida Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 29
Mandatory Hours: 13
Elective Hours: 16
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 04/30/2024
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2024

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

  • General Hours - 16 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Florida Laws and Rules – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Human Trafficking - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace - 2 contact hours every 2nd renewal 
  • Domestic Violence - 2 contact hours every 3rd renewal  
  • Safe and Effective Prescription of Controlled Substances – 3 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • HIV/AIDS – 1 contact hour; 1-time requirement

Online Limitations

64B9-5.003 Standards for Continuing Education.
(5) Evaluation. Evidence satisfactory to the Board shall be presented that participants are given an opportunity to evaluate learning experiences, instructional methods, facilities and resources used for the offering. Self-directed learning experiences, including but not limited to home study, computer programs, internet or web-based courses, are required to evaluate learner knowledge at the completion of the learning experience. The evaluation must include a minimum of 10 questions. The learner must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the evaluation to receive the contact hours. The evaluation must be graded by the provider.

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Board of Nursing
Phone: 8502454125
Fax: 8506176460
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02 Tallahassee, 32399

Florida Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 26
Mandatory Hours: 10
Elective Hours: 16
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 07/31/2023
Next Education Due Date: 07/31/2023

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

  • General Hours - 16 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Florida Laws and Rules – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Human Trafficking - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace - 2 contact hours every 2nd renewal 
  • Domestic Violence - 2 contact hours every 3rd renewal 
  • HIV/AIDS – 1 contact hour; 1-time requirement.



Online Limitations

64B9-5.003 Standards for Continuing Education.
(5) Evaluation. Evidence satisfactory to the Board shall be presented that participants are given an opportunity to evaluate learning experiences, instructional methods, facilities and resources used for the offering. Self-directed learning experiences, including but not limited to home study, computer programs, internet or web-based courses, are required to evaluate learner knowledge at the completion of the learning experience. The evaluation must include a minimum of 10 questions. The learner must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the evaluation to receive the contact hours. The evaluation must be graded by the provider.





There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Board of Nursing
Phone: 8502454125
Fax: 8506176460
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02 Tallahassee, 32399

Florida Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 26
Mandatory Hours: 10
Elective Hours: 16
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 04/30/2024
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2024

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:
  • General Hours - 16 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Florida Laws and Rules – 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Human Trafficking - 2 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.
  • Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace - 2 contact hours every 2nd renewal 
  • Domestic Violence - 2 contact hours every 3rd renewal 
  • HIV/AIDS – 1 contact hour; 1-time requirement.

Online Limitations

64B9-5.003 Standards for Continuing Education.
(5) Evaluation. Evidence satisfactory to the Board shall be presented that participants are given an opportunity to evaluate learning experiences, instructional methods, facilities and resources used for the offering. Self-directed learning experiences, including but not limited to home study, computer programs, internet or web-based courses, are required to evaluate learner knowledge at the completion of the learning experience. The evaluation must include a minimum of 10 questions. The learner must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the evaluation to receive the contact hours. The evaluation must be graded by the provider.

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Board of Nursing
Phone: 8502454125
Fax: 8506176460
Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02 Tallahassee, 32399

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.