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North Carolina - NC

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 11:19 AM
Created On: Thursday, October 06, 2011 7:00 PM

RN, LPN Requirement:

Completion of one of the following:

1. National certification or re-certification by a national credentialing body recognized by the Board.
2. 30 contact hours of continued education.
3. Completion of a Board approved refresher course.
4. Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice.
5. 15 contact hours of continued education along with one of the following options:

* completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator to include statement of problem, project objectives, methods, date of completion and summary of findings.

* authoring or co-authoring a nursing-related article, paper, book or book chapter.

* developing and conducting a nursing continuing education presentation or presentations totaling a minimum of five contact hours, including program brochure or course syllabi, objectives, date and location of presentation, and approximate number of attendees.

North Carolina Board of Nursing Phone:
Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Eastern Time

North Carolina Board of Nursing


Mailing Address:
North Carolina Board of Nursing
Post Office Box 2129
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602-2129

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