North Carolina State Board of Nursing

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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 

North Carolina Board of Nursing
Physical Address: 4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129
Phone Number: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461

Continuing Education Requirements for License Renewal:

RNs and LPNs - For reinstatement or relicensure, a plan for continued competence and completion of one of the following is required: 
  • National certification or re-certification by a national credentialing body recognized by the Board
  • 30 Contact hours of continued education
  • Completion of a Board approved refresher course
  • Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice
  • 15 Contact hours of continued education and completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator to include statement of problem, project objectives, methods, date of completion, and summary of findings. 
  • 15 Contact hours of continued education and authoring or co-authoring a nursing related article, paper, book, or book chapter. 
  • 15 Contact hours of continued education and developing and conducting a nursing continuing education presentation, or presentations, totalling a minimum of five contact hours, including program brochure or course syllabi, objectives, date and location of presentation, and approximate number of attendees. 
  • 15 Contact hours of continued education and 640 hours of active practice within previous 2 years. 

IV Certification Information: 

Hourly Requirements for LPN IV Course State BON Must Approve Course? Special Course Requirements Suggested Course
or Package
Special Provisions
Not specified. Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.

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