Tennessee State Board of Nursing

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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 

Tennessee State Board of Nursing

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
426 Fifth Avenue North, 1st Floor
Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247

Telephone: (615) 532-5166
Fax: (615) 741-7899

Continuing Education Requirements: 

RN's and LPN's - Continuing Education for relicensure is not mandatory in Tennessee. However, mandatory continuing competency is required in Tennessee. In order to maintain continued competence, the board requires the nurse to have practiced in nursing in the last five (5) years and additionally, the Board sets out standards of competence and requirements to maintain competence.

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.

Tennessee Board of Nursing Position Statements (see LPN rules pages 22-25)

Tennessee Board of Nursing, Rules and Regulations of Licensed Practical Nurses
Scope of Practice 

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