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Maine - ME
RN, LPN Requirement: CE not required. Renewal period: 2 months prior to birth date. Reminders are mailed out
Maryland - MD
RN, LPN, CNA Requirement: CE not required. Renewal period: The 28th day of the birth month. Maryland State B
Massachusetts - MA
RN, LPN Requirement: 15 contact hours every 2 years (excluding those renewing for the first time). Massachuse
Michigan - MI
RN, LPN Requirement: RNs and LPNs are required to complete 25 contact hours every two year renewal period. Eff
Minnesota - MN
RN Requirement: 24 contact hours every 2 years. LPN Requirement: 12 contact hours every 2 years. Minnesota
Mississippi - MS
RN, LPN Requirement: No CE required. ARNP Requirement: Documentation of at least forty (40) contact hours of
Missouri - MO
RN, LPN Requirement: CE not required. Renewal Period: RN - April 30th of each odd-numbered year. LPN - May 31
Montana - MT
RN, LPN Requirement: 24 contact hours every two-year renewal period. APRN Requirement: APRNs must complete a
Nebraska - NE
RN, LPN Requirement: 20 contact hours within the last renewal period related to the practice of nursing. At l
Nevada - NV
RN, LPN Requirement: 30 contact hours every two years. Renewal Period: Birthday of the license holder. Speci
New Hampshire - NH
RN, LPN Requirement: 30 contact hours in 2 years immediately preceding license application including workshops
New Jersey - NJ
RN, LPN Requirement: 30 contact hours every two years by May 31st. Special Requirement: RNs must complete a o
New Mexico - NM
RN, LPN Requirement: 30 contact hours within the 24 months immediately preceding expiration of license. CNP,
New York - NY
RN Requirement: Registration renewal is required every three years. 3 hours of an Infection Control (https://
North Carolina - NC
RN, LPN Requirement: Completion of one of the following: 1. National certification or re-certification by a
North Dakota - ND
APRN, RN, LPN Requirement: 12 contact hours every two years. • If you recently received your first license in
Ohio - OH
APRN, RN, LPN Requirement: 24 contact hours. Special Requirement: All licensee and certificate holders are re
Oklahoma - OK
RN, LPN Requirement: Effective January 1st, 2014 RNs and LPNs renewing their licenses will be required to demo
Oregon - OR
RN, LPN Requirement: Renewal is dependent on meeting one of three of the following requirements: Practice
Pennsylvania - PA
RN Requirement: 30 contact hours each 2-year period immediately preceding renewal. CRNP Requirement: 30 conta

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