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Massachusetts Continuing Education Requirements

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Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN)

Massachusetts Requires
15 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Massachusetts requires
15 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

15 contact hours every 2 years (excluding those renewing for the first time).

Special Requirements
At least 1 of the 15 hours must address Chapter 260 requirements for Sexual and/or Domestic Violence. Massachusetts provides this required course for licensees at https://chapter260training.org/courses/training/.
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Chapter 260 - Sexual and/or Domestic Violence
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Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Phone: 800-414-0168 Fax: 617-973-0984 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 239 Causeway St., Suite 500, 5th Floor,
Boston  02114

Massachusetts Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Massachusetts Requires
15 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Massachusetts requires
15 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

15 contact hours every 2 years (excluding those renewing for the first time).

Special Requirements
At least 1 of the 15 hours must address Chapter 260 requirements for Sexual and/or Domestic Violence. Massachusetts provides this required course for licensees at https://chapter260training.org/courses/training/.
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Chapter 260 - Sexual and/or Domestic Violence
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Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Phone: 800-414-0168 Fax: 617-973-0984 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 239 Causeway St., Suite 500, 5th Floor,
Boston  02114

Massachusetts Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Massachusetts Requires
15 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Massachusetts requires
15 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
15 contact hours every 2 years (excluding those renewing for the first time). These courses are in addition to CEs requirements to maintain your certification.  
Special Requirements
At least 1 of the contact hours must address Chapter 260 requirements for Sexual and/or Domestic Violence. Massachusetts provides this required course for licensees at https://chapter260training.org/courses/training/.

Practitioners who prescribe controlled substances shall be required, as a prerequisite to obtaining or renewing their professional licenses, to complete appropriate training relative to: (i) effective pain management; (ii) the risks of abuse and addiction associated with opioid medication; (iii) identification of patients at risk for substance use disorders; (iv) counseling patients about the side effects, addictive nature and proper storage and disposal of prescription medications; (v) appropriate prescription quantities for prescription medications that have an increased risk of abuse; and (vi) opioid antagonists, overdose prevention treatments and instances in which a patient may be advised on both the use of and ways to access opioid antagonists and overdose prevention treatments.
Required Courses
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Chapter 260 - Sexual and/or Domestic Violence
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Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Phone: 800-414-0168 Fax: 617-973-0984 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 239 Causeway St., Suite 500, 5th Floor,
Boston  02114

Massachusetts Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
If you have worked doing nursing-related services for at least one 8 hour period during your 2-year Registry period, you are eligible to renew
Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Division of Health Care Quality
Phone: 617-753-8144 Website: Visit Site Address: 99 Chauncy Street,
Boston  02111

Massachusetts Home Health Aid (HHA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
If you have worked doing nursing-related services for at least one 8 hour period during your 2-year Registry period, you are eligible to renew
Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Division of Health Care Quality
Phone: 617-753-8144 Website: Visit Site Address: 99 Chauncy Street,
Boston  02111

Massachusetts Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
If you have worked doing nursing-related services for at least one 8 hour period during your 2-year Registry period, you are eligible to renew
Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Division of Health Care Quality
Phone: 617-753-8144 Website: Visit Site Address: 99 Chauncy Street,
Boston  02111

Massachusetts Physical Therapist (PT)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2019
CEs not required.
Special Requirements
MA does not currently have a requirement for CE as a condition of license renewal. It is recommended that all licensees engage in continuing competence.
Board of Allied Health Professionals
Phone: 617-727-0054 Fax: 617-727-0139 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
Boston  02118

Massachusetts Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2019
CEs not required.
Special Requirements
MA does not currently have a requirement for CE as a condition of license renewal. It is recommended that all licensees engage in continuing competence.
Board of Allied Health Professionals
Phone: 617-727-0054 Fax: 617-727-0139 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
Boston  02118

Massachusetts Occupational Therapist (OT)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
A license shall expire every two years on the birth anniversary of the Licensee. The filing
of a license renewal form is the responsibility of the licensee. A licensee must submit to the
Board a completed renewal application and the proper fee prior to the renewal/expiration date
of the license. 
Board of Allied Health Professionals
Phone: 617-727-0054 Fax: 617-727-0139 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
Boston  02118

Massachusetts Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
A license shall expire every two years on the birth anniversary of the Licensee. The filing
of a license renewal form is the responsibility of the licensee. A licensee must submit to the
Board a completed renewal application and the proper fee prior to the renewal/expiration date
of the license. 
Board of Allied Health Professionals
Phone: 617-727-0054 Fax: 617-727-0139 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
Boston  02118

Massachusetts Athletic Trainer (AT/AL)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.

A license shall expire every two years on the birth anniversary of the Licensee. The filing
of a license renewal form is the responsibility of the licensee. A licensee must submit to the
Board a completed renewal application and the proper fee prior to the renewal/expiration date
of the license. 

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Special Requirements
Athletic Trainers must verify to the Board at the time of license renewal that they are currently certified in CPR and hold current National Athletic Trainers Board Of Certification (BOC) certification.
Board of Allied Health Professionals
Phone: 617-727-0054 Fax: 617-727-0139 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710,
Boston  02118

Massachusetts Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Massachusetts Requires
30 Hours
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Massachusetts requires
30 hours
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Licences must be renewed by May 31st of even numbered years.  30CEUs are required to renew your license.  
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239 Causeway St., Suite 500
Phone: 617-973-0806 Fax: 617-973-0980 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 39 Causeway St., Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston  02114