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Last Updated: Friday, July 14, 2017 2:21 PM
Created On: Thursday, October 06, 2011 4:33 PM

RN, LPN, ARNP Requirement:
24 hours every two years.

Special Requirement:
One (1) contact hour is required for each calendar month of the licensure cycle, including:
 

* Two (2) hours on Prevention of Medical Errors
* Two (2) hours on Florida Laws & Rules
* Two (2) hours on Domestic Violence - every third renewal (every six years). This course is in addition to the required 24 hours of general CE for that renewal period.
* One (1) hour HIV/AIDS - a one-time requirement to be completed prior to the first renewal.
 

Effective August 1, 2017, two (2) hours on Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace must be completed every other renewal period (every four years).

Registered Nurses (Group 1) will be the first group required to have the new CE for the renewal period ending April 30, 2018. Licensed Practical Nurses will be required to have the new CE for the renewal period ending July 31,2019.
 

Effective January 1, 2019, two (2) hours on Human Trafficking must be completed every two-year renewal period. 

Registered Nurses (Group 3) will be the first group required to have the new CE for the renewal period ending April 30, 2019Licensed Practical Nurses will be required to have the new CE for the renewal period ending July 31,2019.

CNA Requirement:
24 hours each renewal period. Every 2 years, in-service training hours shall include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

* Bloodborne Pathogens
* Infection Control
* Domestic Violence
* Medical Record Documentation and Legal Aspects Appropriate to Nursing Assistants
* Resident Rights
* Communication with cognitively impaired clients
* Medical Error Prevention and Safety
* CPR skills

Florida Board of Nursing Phone:
850-488-0595

Website:
Florida Board of Nursing

Email:
MQA_Nursing@doh.state.fl.us

Mailing Address:
Department of Health
Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252

 

Applications and Fees ONLY:

Department of Health
Board of Nursing
PO Box 6330
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6330

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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