Oregon Registered Nurse: 20 to 100 Hours Needed
Nurses must renew every 2 years by midnight on the night before your birthday.
RNs and LPNs: There is a one-time requirement of 6 hours in Pain Management and/or treatment of the terminally ill and dying patients; an additional 1 hour must be specific to Oregon provided by the Pain Management Commission of the Department of Human Services.
APRNs: Required 100 contact hours of continuing education related to advance practice nursing. Proof of national board certification may be used to meet continuing education course requirements for the current renewal cycle for up to 50% of the total CE requirement.
Renewal fee is $150.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact the Oregon State Board of Nursing at 503-731-4745 orhttp://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pages/pain_management.aspx – RNs orhttp://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pages/advanced_practice_faqs.aspx – APRNs for additional information regarding your continuing education.