CE Requirements for Nurses in Texas

Requirements specific to Nurses in Texas

Required Courses: 3

  • All Texas nurses are required to complete 20 hours of CE to renew a license
    • Nurses practicing in an emergency room setting must complete at least 2 hours related to Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims
    • At least 2 hours must be related to Geriatrics
    • At least 2 hours must be related to Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics every third renewal period
  • APRNs with prescriptive authority must complete an additional 8 hours of CE for a total of 28 hours
    • 5 hours on Pharmacotherapeutics
    • 3 hours on Prescribing Controlled Substances

Texas nursing licenses must be renewed before the last day of the licensee's birth month


Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Texas

Complete these courses towards your Texas nursing CE requirements.

Over 100 hours of CE for one low price
Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims (Texas) 2.0 contact hours Required Start Course
Geriatrics 2.0 contact hours Required Start Course
Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics (Texas) 2.0 contact hours Required Start Course
Substance Abuse and Addiction 5.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Bioterrorism 4.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
A Nurse's Role in the American Opioid Epidemic (free) 1.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Mental Health for Veterans 2.0 contact hours Recommended Start Course
Cardiovascular Health and Prescribing for the Diabetic Patient 1.5 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 Texas's Board of Nursing Website