Continuing Education for Nurses in GA

CE requirements for GA Nurses (LPN, RN):

Licensed practice nurses (LPNs)

  • Twenty (20) hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • Courses must be related to nursing practice.
  • Examples include offerings related to specialty areas of nursing practice such as research, case management, health policy, forensics, mental health, or complementary alternative therapies
  • May be taken online

Registered nurses (RNs)

  • Thirty (30) hours of CE every 2 years
  • Courses must be related to nursing practice.
  • Examples include offerings related to specialty areas of nursing practice such as research, case management, health policy, forensics, mental health, or complementary alternative therapies
  • May be taken online

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Georgia continuing education regulations, go to http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45/continuing_education_requirements

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