Ohio Board of Nursing Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

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1 Mandatory Hours
23 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
1 Mandatory Hours
23 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
13 Mandatory Hours
11 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your nursing license in Ohio

This nursing licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. We recommend you contact the Ohio State Board of Nursing for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain nursing licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Ohio Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 23
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2020

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Ohio Laws and Rules – 1 contact hour every 2-year renewal period.

The Nurse Practice Act – 2 contact hours for 1st renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Ohio State Board of Nursing
Phone: 6144663947
Fax: 6144660388
Address:
17 South High Street Suite 660
Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 23
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2019
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2019

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

Ohio Laws and Rules – 1 contact hour every 2-year renewal period.

The Nurse Practice Act – 2 contact hours for 1st renewal period.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Ohio State Board of Nursing
Phone: 6144663947
Fax: 6144660388
Address:
17 South High Street Suite 660
Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 13
Elective Hours: 11
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2019
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2019

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:


Pharmacology - 12 contact hours every 2-year renewal period.


Ohio Laws and Rules – 1 contact hour every 2-year renewal period.


The Nurse Practice Act – 2 contact hours for 1st renewal period.


Requirement for APNs WITHOUT previous prescriptive authority: 
Must complete the RN requirements for re-licensure plus a 1-time requirement equal to a total of 45 contact hours in Advanced Pharmacology.   

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Ohio State Board of Nursing
Phone: 6144663947
Fax: 6144660388
Address:
17 South High Street Suite 660
Columbus, OH 43215

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Other facts and insights about completing your CE

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.