North Carolina Nursing CEU License Renewal Package

  • Accepted by North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).
  • Instant access to all courses, including our 30 contact hour course.
  • No tests required – easily complete your courses with one click.
  • Accepted for LPNs, RNs, and APRNs.
Enroll for $
  • Accepted by North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).
  • Instant access to all courses, including our 30 contact hour course.
  • No tests required – easily complete your courses with one click.
  • Accepted for LPNs, RNs, and APRNs.
Enroll for $
  • Accepted by North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).
  • Instant access to all courses, including our 30 contact hour course.
  • No tests required – easily complete your courses with one click.
  • Accepted for LPNs, RNs, and APRNs.
Enroll for $

Your North Carolina Courses And Requirements

Pick your license type to see your license renewal requirements and our courses that satisfy those requirements. Your enrollment includes all state required courses.

Nursing CE Central has all the courses, for each license level, required by North Carolina.

North Carolina

Requirements

RNs are required to complete one of the following methods to renew their license every 2 years.

  • 30 contact hours of continuing education
  • 15 contact hours of continuing education AND one of the following
    • 640 hours of practice within the last 2 years (prior to renewal)
    • Completion of a nursing project
    • Authoring or co-authoring a nursing-related article, paper, book, or book chapter
    • Developing and conducting a nursing CE project that is at least 5 hours
  • Certification or recertification by a national certifying body recognized by the NCBON
  • More options can be found here.

Courses That Match Requirements

Contact Hours

North Carolina Renewal Bundle
30 Contact Hours

North Carolina Renewal Bundle Course Outline

  1. Preventing Medical Errors
  2. Patient Education Strategies
  3. Nurse Burnout
  4. Bullying in Nursing
  5. Quality Improvement in Nursing
  6. Workplace Violence Against Nurses
  7. Telemetry Basics – Rhythm Recognition
  8. Heart Failure Updates
  9. Hypertension Updates
  10. GI Bleed: An Introduction
  11. Constipation Management and Treatment
  12. Spinal Cord Injury: Bowel and Bladder Management
  13. Pressure Injury Prevention, Staging and Treatment
  14. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Wound Vac)
  15. Nutritional Interventions to Promote Wound Healing
  16. Ostomy Management
  17. Diabetes Management: Nursing Updates
  18. Hospice Vs. Palliative Care: Whats the difference?
  19. Navigating Difficult End of Life Conversations
  20. Pneumonia in Older Adults
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo

Requirements

LPNs are required to complete one of the following methods to renew their license every 2 years.

  • 30 contact hours of continuing education
  • 15 contact hours of continuing education AND one of the following
    • 640 hours of practice within the last 2 years (prior to renewal)
    • Completion of a nursing project
    • Authoring or co-authoring a nursing-related article, paper, book, or book chapter
    • Developing and conducting a nursing CE project that is at least 5 hours
  • Certification or recertification by a national certifying body recognized by the NCBON
  • More options can be found here.

Courses That Match Requirements

Contact Hours

North Carolina Renewal Bundle
30 Contact Hours

North Carolina Renewal Bundle Course Outline

  1. Preventing Medical Errors
  2. Patient Education Strategies
  3. Nurse Burnout
  4. Bullying in Nursing
  5. Quality Improvement in Nursing
  6. Workplace Violence Against Nurses
  7. Telemetry Basics – Rhythm Recognition
  8. Heart Failure Updates
  9. Hypertension Updates
  10. GI Bleed: An Introduction
  11. Constipation Management and Treatment
  12. Spinal Cord Injury: Bowel and Bladder Management
  13. Pressure Injury Prevention, Staging and Treatment
  14. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Wound Vac)
  15. Nutritional Interventions to Promote Wound Healing
  16. Ostomy Management
  17. Diabetes Management: Nursing Updates
  18. Hospice Vs. Palliative Care: Whats the difference?
  19. Navigating Difficult End of Life Conversations
  20. Pneumonia in Older Adults
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo

Requirements

APRNs are required to complete one of the two requirements below to renew their license every 2 years.

  • 50 contact hours of continuing education
    • 1 of the 50 contact hours must be on controlled substance prescribing practices, including signs of abuse or misuse of controlled substances and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.
    • A minimum of 20 hours of the required 50 hours must be in the advanced practice nursing population focus of the NP role
APRNs who possess a national certification are deemed to be compliant with the CE requirement APRNs with prescriptive authority
  • 1 contact hour on controlled substance prescribing practices, including signs of abuse or misuse of controlled substances and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.

Courses That Match Requirements

Contact Hours

North Carolina APRN Bundle - Part 1
30 Contact Hours

North Carolina APRN Bundle - Part 1 Course Outline

  1. Preventing Medical Errors
  2. Patient Education Strategies
  3. Nurse Burnout
  4. Bullying in Nursing
  5. Quality Improvement in Nursing
  6. Workplace Violence Against Nurses
  7. Telemetry Basics - Rhythm Recognition
  8. Heart Failure Updates
  9. Hypertension Updates
  10. GI Bleed: An Introduction
  11. Constipation Management and Treatment
  12. Spinal Cord Injury: Bowel and Bladder Management
  13. Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Staging and Treatment
  14. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Wound Vac)
  15. Nutritional Interventions to Promote Wound Healing
  16. Ostomy Management
  17. Diabetes Management: Nursing Updates
  18. Hospice Vs. Palliative Care: Whats the difference?
  19. Navigating Difficult End of Life Conversations
  20. Pneumonia in Older Adults
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
North Carolina APRN Bundle - Part 2
20 Contact Hours

North Carolina APRN Bundle - Part 2 Course Outline

  1. North Carolina Opioid Prescribing
  2. Controlled Substances: A comprehensive review
  3. Tirzepatide for Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Management
  4. Semaglutide and Type 2 Diabetes
  5. Medication Assisted Treatment
  6. Hypertensive Agents
  7. Migraine Management
  8. Asthma Treatment and Monitoring
  9. SSRI Use in Major Depressive Disorder
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
North Carolina Opioid Prescribing
3 Contact Hours

North Carolina Opioid Prescribing Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Opioid Drug Class, Indications for Use, Most Prescribed Opioids, and their Effects. 
  3. A Brief History 
  4. Opioid-Seeking Behaviors 
  5. CDC Guidelines 
  6. Prescription Drug Monitoring 
  7. Electronic Prescribing 
  8. Safe Storage and Disposal 
  9. Patient Teaching 
  10. Nursing Considerations 
  11. Research Findings 
  12. North Carolina Prescribing Guidelines for Opioids for APRNs 
  13. Conclusion 
  14. Case studies 
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
SSRI Use in Major Depressive Disorder
1 Contact Hours

SSRI Use in Major Depressive Disorder Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Defining SSRIs and Major Depressive Disorder 
  3. SSRI Pharmacokinetics 
    1. Drug Class SSRIs 
    2. SSRIs Method of Action 
    3. SSRI Side Effects 
    4. SSRI Boxed Warnings 
    5. SSRI Alternatives  
  4. Nursing Considerations 
  5. Upcoming Research
  6. Case Study 
  7. Conclusion
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
Antibiotic Use in UTI
3 Contact Hours

Antibiotic Use in UTI Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Definitions 
  3. Medication Overview 
  4. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 
  5. Nitrofurantoin 
  6. Fluoroquinolones  
  7. Beta-lactams 
  8. Other Antibiotics Used to Treat UTI 
  9. Considerations for Prescribers 
  10. Upcoming Research 
  11. Conclusion
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
Migraine Management
2 Contact Hours

Migraine Management Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Definition 
  3. Migraine Medications 
  4. Clinical Criteria for Prescribing 
  5. Pharmacokinetics  
  6. Warnings Related to Migraine Medications 
  7. Alternatives to Migraine Medications 
  8. Nursing Considerations 
  9. Upcoming Research 
  10. Conclusion
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
Asthma Treatment and Monitoring
2 Contact Hours

Asthma Treatment and Monitoring Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Defining Asthma
  3. Defining Asthma Medications
  4. Inhaled Corticosteroids Pharmacokinetics
  5. Oral Corticosteroids Pharmacokinetics
  6. Short-Acting Beta Agonists (SABA) Pharmacokinetics
  7. Long-Acting Beta Agonists (LABA) Pharmacokinetics
  8. Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonists (LAMA) Pharmacokinetics
  9. Adenosine Receptor Antagonists Pharmacokinetics
  10. Leukotriene Modifiers Pharmacokinetics
  11. Mast Cell Stabilizer Pharmacokinetics
  12. Monoclonal Antibody Pharmacokinetics
  13. Nursing Considerations
  14. Upcoming Research
  15. Conclusion
  16. Case Study
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo

It’s Easy With Nursing CE Central

You already work long and stressful hours, getting your CEU certificates shouldn’t add to that. Once you enroll with Nursing CE Central, getting your certificates are just a few clicks away.

icon

Enroll

receive instant access

icon

Read

through the course

icon

Complete

all it takes is 1 click

icon

Receive

certificate instantly via email

"As a nurse myself I know how hard it can be to get the CEUs you need to renew. That's why I built Nursing CE Central - to help nurses reduce the stress of license renewal. I guarantee that you'll love our easy-to-use platform and courses. Thank you so much for considering our CE website and have a blessed day."

- Shane Slone, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BCC, CEO Nursing CE Central

Enroll

Trusted By Your Fellow Nurses

We are proud to help countless nurses in North Carolina and all across the country. You don’t have to take our word for it, see what your colleagues have to say.

Very convenient, easy and well put toget...

Very convenient and well put together bundle, which allowed me to complete all CEU's in one sitting! The bundle provided a perfect blend of new educational topics with a great updated nursing head to toe review of systems skill set.

Date of experience: June 13, 2024 - written by Angela Dawson

4.8/5 Stars

Out of 13039 reviews on

 Logo
4.8/5 Stars

Out of 725 reviews on

 Logo
It was a Great review of my nursing…

It was a Great review of my nursing profession. I was able to read and enjoy without the stress of test taking.

Date of experience: June 12, 2024 - written by Cherlynn Guy

The information was very informative…gre...

The information was very informative and concise and will help me practice much better as a nurse.

Date of experience: June 12, 2024 - written by Kimberly Versaw

96%
of users would recommend to a friend

percentage based on survey data after each course

Enroll

Answers For Your Questions

The last thing you want is your time wasted with a confusing service, our Knowledge Base has you covered.

The Fastest And Easiest Way To Get Your CEU’s

Don’t bring the stress home with you. With Nursing CE Central, you’ll be able to maximize your time outside of work to do what you enjoy.

enrolled nurses

courses completed

Enroll for $

*Number increases are based on real-time data