Mississippi Advanced Practice Registered Nurse: 40 Hours Needed
APRNs are required to complete 40 hours every licensing and renewal period. Of those 40, at least two (2) hours must relate to the prescribing of controlled substances.
Mississippi Board of Nursing Rule Change
Beginning January 1, 2018, and every renewal period thereafter, each registered nurse must complete 20 contact hours.
Licensed Professional Nurses renew every even year on December 31st. Fees and documentation for license renewal can be paid through mail or on the Mississippi Board of Nursing website. Renewal fees are $100.
Steps To Complete
- Complete required continuing education hours.
- Complete renewal information and application and pay your appropriate renewal fee for desired license status by mail or online.
Please visit the website of or contact the Mississippi Board of Nursing at (601) 987-4188 for additional information regarding your continuing education.