Mississippi State Board of Nursing

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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 

Mississippi Board of Nursing
Address: 713 Pear Orchard Road, Plaza II
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone Number: (601) 957-6300
Fax: (601) 957-6301


Continuing Education Requirements for License Renewal:

RNs - CE not required. 

LPNs - CE not required. 
 

IV Certification Information: 

Hourly Requirements for LPN IV Course State BON Must Approve Course? Special Course Requirements Suggested Course
or Package
Special Provisions
40 hours didactic theory and 40 hours of clinical practice Yes Must use the board approved standardized IV therapy curriculum. Clinical setting must have sufficient opportunities for several IV starts.  Pedagogy Education may only be used for obtaining contact hours for licensure renewal. LPN's who graduated after 2008 are IV certified in school. All IV certified LPN's must renew their certification every 2 years with license renewal by providing documentation of 10 contact hours of IV education during the previous 2 year period. 

IV THERAPY - LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
 
Per the Mississippi Board of Nursing, LPN Reinstatement Expanded Role Application Instructions for IV Therapy the nurse must: Provide documentation of a minimum of ten (10) hours of continuing/service education related to IV Therapy, which were obtained within the previous two (2) year period. (This must be documented on the reinstatement application form on the continuing education record.)

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