Continuing Education Programs

Renewal Information

Michigan nurses are required to earn 25 hours of continuing education within the 2-year period preceding the date of renewal.

At least 2 of these hours must be in pain and pain symptom management.

No more than 12 credit hours may be earned during a 24-hour period for online or electronic media.

You are not required to begin earning CEs until after your first renewal.

PLEASE NOTE: Nurses who hold specialty licenses may have additional requirements. Please refer to the Administrative Rules for Health Professionals for more detailed information. There have been changes to the Public Health Code and Administrative Rules that require licensees and individuals seeking licensure to complete human trafficking training.

Beginning with the March 31, 2018 renewal cycle and all renewal cycles thereafter, licensees must have completed training in identifying victims of human trafficking that meet the standards established in Administrative Rule 338.10105.

MICHIGAN NURSING FAQS Revision Date 1/2020 Page 4 of 7 Beginning January 6, 2022, individuals seeking initial licensure in Michigan must have completed Human Trafficking Training prior to obtaining a nursing license. The Human Trafficking Training is a one-time training and is not part of the continuing education requirement but may be satisfied via a continuing education activity.

The Board conducts a random audit after each renewal period. At that time, a percentage of all licensees renewing will be randomly selected and notified by mail that they must submit evidence of having obtained their human trafficking training. If you are selected in an audit, then you will be required to submit a copy of your human trafficking training documentation. (Please retain your original.)



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