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Ohio Nursing License Renewal 2022

  • The Ohio Board of Nursing license renewal period is only four months away!
  • Nursing CE Central is a one-stop-shop for Ohio nurses to fulfill their required 24 contact hours of continuing education.
  • For more info on our courses, dates to avoid late fees, and more, keep reading!
Morgan Curry, RN/BSN

Morgan Curry, BSN / RN

Intensive Care, Outpatient Surgery, Aesthetics, Education, and Nursing Leadership

June 16, 2021
Simmons University

If you are a nurse practicing within Ohio or hold an Ohio nursing license, we have all the information you need for the upcoming Ohio nursing license renewal in October 

Nursing CE Central is a one-stop-shop for high-quality nursing continuing education; we have all Ohio state-required CEUs, and we are ANCC approved! 

All LPNs, RNs, and APRNs in Ohio are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education every two years, and 2021 is the year!

What Do You Need?

LPN

• 1 of the 24 contact hours must be on the Ohio Nurse Practice Act (Category A) 

RN

• 1 of the 24 contact hours must be on the Ohio Nurse Practice Act (Category A) 

APRN

• 12 of the 24 contact hours must be on Advanced Pharmacology (for CNPs, CNSs, and CNMs) 

– Please note: The 24 contact hours required to renew each APRN license are in addition to the 24 hours required to renew the RN license. 

Click Here to Enroll & Complete Your Ohio Requirements!

Nursing CE Central: What We Have to Offer

Nursing CE Central is proud to offer the required Category A requirement on the Ohio Nurse Practice Act.  

We are also offering a quick and easy way to receive all your CEUs.  

Our new CEU, “Ohio License Renewal Bundle,” comes pre-built with 14 different courses, totaling at 24 contact hours, and meeting your Ohio nursing license renewal requirement in one stop! This bundle includes the following courses:  

  • Ohio Nurse Practice Act  
  • Opioid Abuse  
  • Vaping Induced Lung Injuries  
  • LGBTQ Cultural Competence  
  • Coronavirus: Nursing Considerations  
  • Effective Communication in Nursing  
  • Flu Treatment, Symptoms, and Red Flags  
  • Nursing Documentation 101 
  • Drains: Everything You Need to Know  
  • Alzheimer’s Nursing Care  
  • PTSD in Nurses  
  • Ethics in Nursing  
  • Ensuring Patient Confidentiality in Nursing  
  • A Nurse’s Guide: How to Deal with Difficult Patients  

If you feel like these selected courses don’t apply to you or your field, don’t sweat! 

In order to meet the Ohio Board of Nursing license renewal requirements, check out our entire course library and select which CEUs you would most enjoy learning about!  

What Sets Us Apart

We know you are busy, and license renewals are just a part of your role as a nurse; however, learning opportunities through CEUs no longer have to be something you dread! 

If you are in search of a place to obtain easy, high-quality, and Ohio Board of Nursing approved CEUs, Nursing CE Central is the best place for you! 

Whether you’re at home or on the go, our website and CEUs are user-friendly and easy to navigate on mobile, tablet, or desktop devices. 

Our course library offers various categories in order to meet every nurse’s need; whether you need 1 CEU or 50, we have got you covered. Our topics include pediatrics, psychiatric, operative, renal, neuro, trauma, stroke, obstetrics, hospice, oncology, leadership, ethics, wound care, critical thinking, and more! 

Does it get any better? Absolutely!

We are one of the only CEU providers that don’t require our users to take tests! All you need to do is:  

  1. Enroll with Nursing CE Central to obtain your Ohio Nursing CEUs 
  2. Choose which course you would like to take  
  3. Read and learn the material  
  4. Attest that you have taken the course  
  5. Receive your instant certificate and CEUs 

It’s just that simple.  

We value you, the hard work you put into your profession each day, and most importantly, your time.  

Interested yet? To obtain your CEUs, get a jump on the deadline, and meet your Ohio nursing license renewal requirements, check out nursingcecentral.com! 

Speaking of deadlines, check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section below from the Ohio Board of Nursing to stay up to date and avoid late fees. 

Ohio Nursing License Renewal Deadlines FAQs

When is the last day to renew my license with the state of Ohio, WITHOUT paying ‘late processing’ fees?

You have until September 15, 2021, to renew your license with the state of Ohio without incurring additional renewal costs. 

When is the last day to renew my license with the state of Ohio, before my license will lapse?

You have until October 31, 2021, to renew your license with the state of Ohio before a license reinstatement is required. 

When do I have to complete my 24, state-required Continuing Education Units by?

Ohio nurses have until October 31, 2021, to complete all continuing education requirements required for license renewal. 

What are the state costs for RN license renewal from July 1, 2021 (opening day) through September 15, 2021?

The RN renewal fee is $65, plus a $3.50 transaction fee charged by Ohio eLicense if you renew on or before September 15, 2021. 

What are the state costs for RN license renewal between September 16th and October 31st?

The RN renewal fee is $115, plus a $3.50 transaction fee charged by Ohio eLicense if you renew between September 16, 2021, and October 31, 2021. 

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