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North Carolina RN License Renewal CE Package

$59.99 $39.99

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.

100% online. No tests- receive your certificates instantly.

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.

100% online. No tests- receive your certificates instantly.

Nursing CEUs - Nursing CE Central

North Carolina RN License Renewal CE Package

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Accredited Provider from American Nurses Credentialing Center

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

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.

100% online. No tests- receive your certificates immediately.

$59.99 $39.99

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“The website was very user-friendly. The courses are not only easy to take but very informative. Very easy to complete courses and get your certificate. Exactly what I was looking for. Highly recommend!”

-Joelle, RN

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Includes unlimited access to all courses and the 2022 North Carolina Renewal Bundle!

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2022 North Carolina Renewal Bundle

Contact Hours: 30

Teacher: Multiple (8) Authors
Students: 9,876 (Registered)

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FAQ

Does North Carolina accept continuing education from Nursing CE central?

Yes, the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) accepts continuing education from Nursing CE Central for purposes of license renewal.

Can I use your continuing education for license renewal in North Carolina?

Yes, continuing education provided by Nursing CE Central is acceptable to satisfy the renewal requirements for the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).

What are the continuing education requirements for RNs in North Carolina?

LPNs and 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.

APRNs are required to complete one of the following methods to renew their license every 1 year.

  • 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.
  • 20 contact hours of Continuing Education + 30 contact hours of any of the activities found here
    • 1 of the 20 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.

How do I complete a course?

Once you enroll you will have access to all courses. To complete a course you read and learn the course materials, then testify that you have done so by clicking a button. Once this is complete your certificate will be issued.

Are tests required?

No. The North Carolina Board of Nursing does not require that tests be taken in order to issue certificates. We do not feel that tests are an efficient use of nurses’ time. Therefore, we do not require tests. You simply need to read the material and certify you have learned the material with one click.

How do I access my certificates once a course is completed?

Your certificate will be instantly emailed to you once you complete a course. Additionally, it is available online for you to access at any time. We keep a record of your certificates for five years.

Are the courses timed?

No. Users may complete the courses at their own pace. Nursing CE Central does not monitor your time spent in courses.

What is your refund policy?

Nursing CE Central is happy to offer you a refund if the courses do not meet your state licensing requirements.

North Carolina BON FAQ

How can I renew my license? Can I mail in a paper renewal application?

According to the North Carolina Board of Nursing, paper applications are not accepted.
Nurses must renew their license online by accessing the North Carolina Nurse Gateway portal (https://portal.ncbon.com/). The only instance in which you should mail license continuing education information to the North Carolina Board of Nursing is if you are audited by the Board.

Is the North Carolina Board of Nursing waiving any renewal requirements this year due to COVID?

At the moment, nurses whose licenses expire in 2022 are not subject to any COVID related renewal exceptions. The North Carolina Board of Nursing previously waived continuing education requirements for renewal, however, that emergency order is set to expire on December 31, 2021.

What happens if I don't renew my license before its current expiration date?

The North Carolina Board of Nursing places all nurses with expired licenses on an expired status. Nurses with an expired status will not be allowed to practice until their license is reinstated.

What do I need to have ready when starting my renewal online with the North Carolina Board of Nursing?

Most nurses will only need fulfilled continuing education requirements, along with a valid method of payment, to complete their renewal through the online, North Carolina Nurse Gateway portal. Payment with a Visa or Mastercard, credit or debit card is required.

What are the 2022 continuing education requirements for renewal?

Nurses must meet North Carolina’s Continuing Education Competency requirements in order to renew their license. While there are several different options of meeting this requirement, most nurses choose to complete 30 contact hours of continuing education from an approved provider (such as Nursing CE Central).

Can I renew now, and complete my continuing education (CE) requirements later?

No. All North Carolina nurses must complete their CE requirements before they renew their license. The North Carolina Board of Nursing further explains that, “no grace periods and no exceptions will be granted.”

How can I check that my renewal application is complete?

North Carolina nurses can access their renewal application and status through the Nurse Gateway portal (https://portal.ncbon.com/).

Do I have to keep documentation proving I completed my 2022 continuing education (CE) requirements for renewal?

Yes. All North Carolina nurses must save proof of CE completion. If audited, nurses must provide certificates or other documentation proving that they fulfilled their CE requirements for the given renewal period.

What are nurses saying about NCC?

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Compare Our Value

Nursinc CE Central
Other CE Providers
Price for all courses
$39.99
$69.99-$100+
Certificates emailed instantly and available online
Usually not included
No tests required
Varies, typically tests are required
User-friendly website
Varies
Mobile-friendly website
Varies
Certificates included
Varies, there is often a separate fee for certificates
Accepted by North Carolina Board of Nursing
Varies
30 contact hours in one course
Varies, typically requires 10 courses
High-quality, clinically relevant courses
Varies
Phone, email and chat support
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We know how hard you work. Your time and money are valuable.

Our goal at Nursing CE Central is simple: give nurses the high-quality, continuing education you need in an easy-to-use format. Through our platform, you can attain the continuing education you need whenever you want it, wherever you want it. Instead of putting you to sleep with boring material, we aim to arm you with the knowledge you need.

We know what nurses need in an educational provider

Nurses are skilled at navigating virtually any challenge in the hospital or doctor’s office – so why is it still so difficult to navigate the world of nursing continuing education?

As nurses ourselves, we know your frustrations firsthand. We have experienced the hidden fees, outdated systems, and confusing interfaces. So we made a better way. Our model lives up to the same high standards that you set for your own work. We offer easy to access certificates rooted in quality education.

Join thousands of satisfied nurses in North Carolina

We are proud to be doing business in the great state of North Carolina – home to some of the most passionate and engaged nurses in the country. North Carolina is special to us – and we are committed to providing the best continuing education content in the easiest to use platform. That’s the Nursing CE Central pledge.

Nursing CE Central is an accepted and recognized continuing education provider by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON)

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