Rhode Island State Board of Nursing

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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education
Office of Health Professionals Regulation
3 Capitol Hill, Room 205
Providence, RI 02908

Telephone: (401) 222-5700
Fax: (401) 222-3352
 

Continuing Education Requirements: 

Nurses seeking to renew a nursing license must complete 10 continuing education hours during every two year licensing cycle, two of those hours must be about substance abuse.

Continuing education courses must be approved by the Rhode Island Board of Registration and Nursing Education. Approved training includes: courses approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or its local chapter, other recognized professional nursing organizations, any department or school of nursing approved by a board of nursing; or such other professional, labor organization, or accrediting agency approved by the Board. At renewal, nurses must sign a statement attesting to completion of the continuing education requirements.
 

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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