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Last Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:30 AM

RN, LPN Requirement:
For active licenses, 15 contact hours every 2 year period immediately preceding the renewal date. There is no CE requirement if the first renewal cycle is less than 24 months.

Special Requirement:
APNs with prescriptive must complete 5 contact hours of pharmacotherapeutics continuing education in the APN's area of certification each biennium prior to license renewal.

CNA Requirement:
Must have worked as a nursing assistant performing nursing or nursing related services for pay for at least eight consecutive hours within the immediate 24 month period prior to your current registry document expiration date.

Renewal Deadline:
The last day of your birth month of either even or odd numbered years depending on whether or not your birth year was even or odd.

RN/LPN: 501-686-2700
Automated Line: 501-682-8484
Direct Line: 501-682-1807
Prometric - 800.818.8917


Arkansas State Board of Nursing
Arkansas Renewal FAQs
CNA Online Renewal
CNA Renewal Application Form

RN/LPN Mailing Address:
Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Bldg
1123 South University
Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619

CNA Mailing Address:
AR Nurse Aide Registry
AR Department of Human Services
Office of Long-term Care
PO Box 8059, Slot S405
Little Rock, AR 72203-8059

CNA Registry is managed by:
ATTN: AR Nurse Aide
7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236

Requirements Disclaimer: Although we try to keep our links and other information as up-to-date as possible, ultimately, it is the responsibility of each individual user to understand and keep up-to-date with the requirements of the license possessed.


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