California Nursing CE Requirements

Total Hours Required: 30

Renewal Cycle: 2 yrs

All RNs in the State of California who wish to maintain an active license are required to complete 30 hours of continuing education for license renewal.

The California Board of Nursing will not accept courses approved for less than 1.0 contact hour.

Nurses in California are required to complete one (1) hour of direct participation in an approved course covering implicit bias during their first two years of licensure.

Regulations that govern the practice of nurses in California may be found in the Administrative Rules for the Board of Nursing, California Administrative Code 16 CCR ยง 1451.

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