North Carolina CE Regulation

North Carolina Office of EMS
Attn: Todd Messer
2707 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2707
(919) 855-3839

MedEdNow is an accepted continuing education provider in North Carolina as a CAPCE accredited program.  We also follow the guidelines of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

For RN and LPN, one of the following:

  • 15 contact hours and 640 hours of active practice
  • National certification or re-certification
  • 30 contact hours
  • Completion of a Board-approved refresher course
  • Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and authoring or co-authoring a nursing-related article, paper, book or book chapter
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and developing and conducting a nursing continuing education presentation or presentations totaling a minimum of five contact hours

For RN and LPN, one of the following:

  • 15 contact hours and 640 hours of active practice
  • National certification or re-certification
  • 30 contact hours
  • Completion of a Board-approved refresher course
  • Completion of a minimum of two semester hours of post-licensure academic education related to nursing practice
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and completion of a nursing project as principal investigator or co-investigator
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and authoring or co-authoring a nursing-related article, paper, book or book chapter
  • 15 contact hours of continued education and developing and conducting a nursing continuing education presentation or presentations totaling a minimum of five contact hours

12 hours for RN, LPN, and APRN, (6 hours if the first license in North Dakota by an endorsement from another state in the renewal year)
15 hours related to pharmacology for APRN with prescriptive authority (fulfills the 12-hour renewal requirement)

Flight & Critical Care Review Course
Flight & Critical Care Review Course
Paramedic Refresher
Paramedic Refresher
EMT Refresher
EMT Refresher
EMR Recertification Bundle
EMR Recertification Bundle