Kentucky Nursing Continuing Education and CEU Credits

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0 Mandatory Hours
14 Elective Hours
14 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Kentucky Nursing license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Kentucky 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.

Kentucky Nursing: APN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 14
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 14
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2022

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Domestic Violence – 3 contact hours; 1-time requirement.

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) – 1.5 contact hours; 1-time requirement.


Suicide Prevention - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 2 contact hours

Implicit Bias - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 1.5 contact hours

In reference to- Suicide Prevention and Implicit Bias CE Requirements:
Nurses who hold an active license on July 1, 2022 must complete the hours by July 1, 2023.
Nurses who obtain a license by examination, endorsement, or reinstatement after July 1, 2022
must complete these hours within 3 years of licensure.



Additional requirement for APNs with prescriptive authority:
Pharmacology - 14 contact hours initially; thereafter, 5 contact hours every annual renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Starting 12/16/2021 - We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Elite will report your hours electronically to the Alabama Board of Nursing within one business day. 

Western currently does not report the hours to the board you will need to self-report your hours.
Roster Sent: Every 0 days

Governing Agency

Name: Kentucky Board of Nursing
Phone: 5024293300
Fax: 5024293311
Address: 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300 Louisville, 40222

Kentucky Nursing: LVN-LPN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 14
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 14
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2022

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Domestic Violence – 3 contact hours; 1-time requirement. 

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) – 1.5 contact hours; 1-time requirement.


Suicide Prevention - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 2 contact hours

Implicit Bias - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 1.5 contact hours

In reference to- Suicide Prevention and Implicit Bias CE Requirements:
Nurses who hold an active license on July 1, 2022 must complete the hours by July 1, 2023.
Nurses who obtain a license by examination, endorsement, or reinstatement after July 1, 2022
must complete these hours within 3 years of licensure.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Starting 12/16/2021 - We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Elite will report your hours electronically to the Alabama Board of Nursing within one business day. 

Western currently does not report the hours to the board you will need to self-report your hours.
Roster Sent: Every 0 days

Governing Agency

Name: Kentucky Board of Nursing
Phone: 5024293300
Fax: 5024293311
Address: 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300 Louisville, 40222

Kentucky Nursing: RN (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 14
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 14
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2022

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Domestic Violence – 3 contact hours; 1-time requirement. 

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) – 1.5 contact hours; 1-time requirement.



Suicide Prevention - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 2 contact hours


Implicit Bias - This is a one time requirement:
A minimum of 1.5 contact hours


In reference to- Suicide Prevention and Implicit Bias CE Requirements:
Nurses who hold an active license on July 1, 2022 must complete the hours by July 1, 2023.
Nurses who obtain a license by examination, endorsement, or reinstatement after July 1, 2022
must complete these hours within 3 years of licensure.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Starting 12/16/2021 - We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker within one business day.  CEBroker is the official CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Elite will report your hours electronically to the Alabama Board of Nursing within one business day. 

Western currently does not report the hours to the board you will need to self-report your hours.
Roster Sent: Every 0 days

Governing Agency

Name: Kentucky Board of Nursing
Phone: 5024293300
Fax: 5024293311
Address: 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300 Louisville, 40222

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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.