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2023 Ohio Renewal Bundle

Contact Hours Awarded: 24

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Course Overview

2023 Ohio Renewal Bundle

This 2023 Ohio License Renewal Bundle meets all renewal requirements for Ohio LPNs and RNs. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion for 24 contact hours.

This course includes multiple interesting topics in one easy course, including the Category A Ohio Nurse Practice Act course. Per the Ohio Board of Nursing’s continuing education requirements, all Ohio nurses are required to pass a test with a score of 80% or higher to receive their certificate. 

Course Authors

  • Sarah Schulze, MSN, APRN 
  • Keith Wemple, BSN, RN, CCRN-CMC
  • Hollie Dubroc, RN, BSN 
  • Kayla Cavicchio, BSN, RN, CEN, TNCC
  • Jillian Hay-Roe, RN, BSN, RN-NIC, LNC 
  • Madeira Fountaine, RN, MSN, PHN
  • Mary Sweeney, BSN, RN, CEN, ONN-CG (T)
  • Michael York, MSN, RN
  • Daphne Day, MSN, RN
  • Molina Allen, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Meghan Jenkins, MSN, APRN 
  • Janice Tazbir, RN, MS, CS, CCRN, CNE, RYT
  • Lauren Stephanoff, RN, BSN

Course Outline

  1. Ohio Nurse Practice Act – Category A (Meets Ohio BON Requirement)
  2. Key Concepts of Critical Thinking in Nursing
  3. Effective Communication in Nursing
  4. Ensuring Patient Confidentiality in Nursing
  5. Nursing Documentation 101
  6. End of Life Process
  7. Sexual Harassment Prevention
  8. Following a DNR: An Ethical Dilemma in Nursing
  9. Screening for Suicide Risk Factors in Pediatrics
  10. Human Trafficking
  11. Pain Management in Nursing
  12. Drains: Everything you need to know
  13. Administration of Blood Products
  14. A Nurse’s Guide: How to Deal with Difficult Patients

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This course will require the average learner 1,200 minutes to complete and awards 24 contact hours of nursing continuing education.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will rate 4 out of 5 on the Likert Scale for their ability to:

  1. Understand the definition and roles of the Ohio Board of Nursing and the Ohio Administrative Code.
  2. Identify the key characteristics of critical thinking in nursing.
  3. Describe the differences between listening and active listening when receiving verbal communication.
  4. Identify two methods of de-identifying a patient.
  5. Identify examples of proper and improper charting in everyday practice.
  6. Understand the end-of-life process and how this applies to my role as a nurse or caregiver.
  7. Explain what a DNR is and what it is not.
  8. Identify what constitutes sexual harassment.

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials


This course includes a post-test for learners to demonstrate their knowledge of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act. Learners will need to pass with a score of 80% or higher in order to receive their certificate.

No one with the ability to control content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company.

This continuing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an Ohio Board of Nursing approver. (OBN-001-91)


Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts, or any contributors have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Course Created on: January 1, 2023

Course Expires on: January 1, 2026

Course Offering: #160