CE Requirements for Nurses in Massachusetts

Requirements specific to Nurses in Massachusetts

Required Courses: 1

  • Nurses are required to complete 15 hours of CE to renew a license
  • All nurses are required to complete a Domestic and Sexual Violence CE provided by the BoN here: https://chapter260training.org/courses/training/
  • There is a one-time requirement for a CE course on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with cognitive impairments, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's and dementia.

RN licenses must be renewed every two years before the licensee's birth date in even numbered years (2018, 2020)

LPN licenses must be renewed every two years before the licensee's birth date in odd numbered years (2019, 2021)


Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Massachusetts

Complete these courses towards your Massachusetts nursing CE requirements.

Over 100 hours of CE for one low price
Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research 3.0 contact hours Required Start Course
Medical Errors 5.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace 2.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
A Nurse's Role in the American Opioid Epidemic (free) 1.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Civility Matters! Strategies to Inspire Healthy, Productive Work Environments (free) 1.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Domestic and Community Violence 3.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Mental Health Pharmacology 3.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice.

You can learn more at Massachusetts's Board of Nursing Website