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School Nurse CEUs

RN/LPN Contact Hours Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing

The Bureau of Education & Research is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education activities for school nursing.

Continuing education credit/contact hours for school nurses may be earned in some states, but not all.

School Nurse CEUs Offered

1. The following states DO require continuing education units for RNs/LPNs to maintain their certification/licenses. Each of these states has told us they will accept BER's approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Continuing Education Provider. (Provider #CEP 15144, for five (5) contact hours.)

Alabama Kansas North Carolina
Alaska Kentucky North Dakota
Arkansas Louisiana Ohio
California Michigan Pennsylvania
District of Columbia Minnesota Rhode Island
Florida Nebraska South Carolina
Georgia Nevada Texas
*Illinois New Hampshire Virginia
**Indiana – if lapsed New Jersey Washington
Iowa New Mexico West Virginia

* Illinois CPDU credits do not transfer/apply towards the CE credits required for
APRN renewal in Illinois

**CEUs are only required in Indiana if a nurse allows their license to lapse.

NOTE: APRNs need to check with their certifying agency to determine if the seminar meets the additional CEU requirements for their specialty area.

2. Those states which DO NOT require continuing education units for RNs/LPNs to maintain their certification/licenses, but may require CEUs for APRNs, are as follows:

Arizona Maryland Oregon
Colorado Mississippi South Dakota
Connecticut Missouri Tennessee
Idaho Montana Vermont
Indiana *New York Wisconsin
Maine Oklahoma  

*NY only requires an infectious disease course every 4 years. BER school nurse
events do not cover this in sufficient detail to fill this requirement.

NOTE: APRNs need to check with their certifying agency to determine if the seminar meets the additional CEU requirements for their specialty area.

School Nurse CEUs Not Offered

The following states DO require continuing education units for RNs/LPNs to maintain their certification/licenses, but DO NOT accept our approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Continuing Education Provider. Therefore, participants attending our school nurse events cannot receive CE/contact hours specific to nursing to apply toward maintaining their certification/license. Participants may still receive general teaching continuing education units for these states with prior district approval.

Delaware Hawaii Massachusetts Utah
  • Though we are not an approved provider of Nursing Specific CE's for these states, we still provide general continuing education contact hours for these events.