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Minnesota Continuing Education Requirements

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Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN)

Minnesota Requires
24 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
24 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

RNs are required to complete 24 contact hours every 2 years.

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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Minnesota Requires
12 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
12 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

12 contact hours every 2 years.

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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CNP license expires on the same day of your RN license. License expires on the last day of your birth month and in an odd or even year depending on your birth year.

  • To maintain a current ARNP license in Minnesota, you must hold:
  • A current Minnesota RN license
  • Current certification on file with the Board as an advanced practice registered nurse and population for which you are licensed.  

You must renew your RN and ARPN licenses. The APRN must be certified as one of the four APRN roles and one of the six population foci. CNP and CNS beginning practice after July 1, 2014 must practice for at least 2,080 hours within the context of a collaborative management setting in a hospital or integrated clinical setting where APRNs and physicians work together. 

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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
CEs not required.
You must perform independently at least eight (8) hours of paid nursing assistant duties every 24 months to stay on the Registry.
Minnesota Department of Health
Phone: 651-215-8705 Website: Visit Site Address: 85 East 7th Place, Suite 300
St. Paul  55164-0501

Minnesota Home Health Aid (HHA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
CEs not required.
Minnesota Department of Health
Phone: 651-215-8705 Website: Visit Site Address: 85 East 7th Place, Suite 300
St. Paul  55164-0501

Minnesota Physical Therapist (PT)

Minnesota Requires
20 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
20 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Every two years, each physical therapy assistant shall obtain 20 contact hours of continuing education credits.

Special Requirements
Two of the 20 hours of continuing education each cycle shall be on professional ethics directly related to the practice of physical therapy.
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Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
Phone: 612-627-5406 Fax: 612-627-5403 Website: Visit Site Address: 2829 University Ave., SE Ste 420
Minneapolis  55414-3245

Minnesota Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Minnesota Requires
20 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
20 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Every two years, each physical therapy assistant shall obtain 20 contact hours of continuing education credits.

Special Requirements
Two of the 20 hours of continuing education each cycle shall be on professional ethics directly related to the practice of physical therapy.
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Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
Phone: 612-627-5406 Fax: 612-627-5403 Website: Visit Site Address: 2829 University Ave., SE Ste 420
Minneapolis  55414-3245

Minnesota Occupational Therapist (OT)

Minnesota Requires
24 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
24 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A licensed occupational therapist must obtain a minimum of 24 contact hours of continuing education in the two-year licensure period.  All continuing education coursework must be obtained between the effective date and expiration date of the license
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Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
Phone: 612-548-2179 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 415
Minneapolis  55414

Minnesota Occupational Therapist (OT)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2018
CEs not required.
A licensed occupational therapist must obtain a minimum of 24 contact hours of continuing education in the two-year licensure period.  All continuing education coursework must be obtained between the effective date and expiration date of the license

Minnesota Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CRNA license expires on the same day of your RN license. 

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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CRNA license expires on the same day of your RN license. License expires on the last day of your birth month and in an odd or even year depending on your birth year.

To maintain a current ARNP license in Minnesota, you must hold:

  • A current Minnesota RN license
  • Current certification on file with the Board as an advanced practice registered nurse and population for which you are licensed.  
  • You must renew your RN and ARPN licenses. 
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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CNP license expires on the same day of your RN license. License expires on the last day of your birth month and in an odd or even year depending on your birth year.

  • To maintain a current ARNP license in Minnesota, you must hold:
  • A current Minnesota RN license
  • Current certification on file with the Board as an advanced practice registered nurse and population for which you are licensed.  

You must renew your RN and ARPN licenses. The APRN must be certified as one of the four APRN roles and one of the six population foci. CNP and CNS beginning practice after July 1, 2014 must practice for at least 2,080 hours within the context of a collaborative management setting in a hospital or integrated clinical setting where APRNs and physicians work together. 

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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Midwife (MW)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CRNA license expires on the same day of your RN license. License expires on the last day of your birth month and in an odd or even year depending on your birth year.

To maintain a current ARNP license in Minnesota, you must hold:

  • A current Minnesota RN license
  • Current certification on file with the Board as an advanced practice registered nurse and population for which you are licensed.  
  • You must renew your RN and ARPN licenses. 
Get one year unlimited MW CEUs $30
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Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: 612-317-3000 Fax: 612-617-2190 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis  55414-3253

Minnesota Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)

Minnesota Requires
18 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
18 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A licensed occupational therapy assistants must obtain a minimum of 18 contact hours of continuing education in the two-year licensure period.  All continuing education coursework must be obtained between the effective date and expiration date of the license.
Get one year unlimited OTA CEUs $30
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Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
Phone: 612-548-2179 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 415
Minneapolis  55414

Minnesota Athletic Trainer (AT/AL)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
Licensure must be renewed annually on or before July 1 of each year.

An athletic trainer shall meet the professional development requirements of the BOC in order to maintain BOC certification.
Special Requirements
All of the following requirements must be met or the entire application will be returned:
  • Non-refundable criminal background check fee of $32, application fee of $50 and an annual licensure fee of $100 to be prorated at first renewal. Make checks payable to the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.
  • All your time must be accounted for on the application, from high school to the date of application. During continuous years of education, periods of three months or less (summer break) need not be accounted for.
  • The name on the application and your BOC certificate must be the same. If there has been a name change, submit a notarized copy of the documentation, e.g. marriage certificate.
  • A full face, recent, 2x3" photograph must be affixed as indicated on the application and notarized as a true likeness.
  • Notarized copy of BOC certificate.
  • Any other information requested by the Board.
Minnesota Board Medical Practice
Phone: 612-617-2130 Email: Contact Address: 2829 Universtiy Ave. S.E.
Suite 500
Minneapolis  55414

Minnesota Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Minnesota Requires
24 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Minnesota requires
24 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
CEs not required.
License must be renewed every two years from initial licensure.Licencees must complete 24 hours of board-approved continuing education.  
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Phone: 612-617-2130 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 2829 University Ave, S.E., Suite 500
Minneapolis  55414-3246