New Hampshire Continuing Medical Education Credit Requirements

 

New Hampshire required number of CME credits per year(s) 100 credits / 2 years
New Hampshire State-Mandated CME Content/Additional Notes N/A
New Hampshire RN Required number of CE credits per year(s) New Hampshire RNs and LPNs: 30 contact hours in 2 years immediately preceding license application including workshops, conferences, lectures or other educational offerings designed to enhance nursing knowledge, judgment, and skills. There is no limit to the number of contact hours that can be completed through independent study.
New Hampshire LPN Required number of CME credits per year(s) RNs and LPNs: 30 contact hours in 2 years immediately preceding license application including workshops, conferences, lectures or other educational offerings designed to enhance nursing knowledge, judgment, and skills. There is no limit to the number of contact hours that can be completed through independent study.
New Hampshire APRN Required number of CME credits per year(s) N/A
ANCC accreditation accepted? Yes
CE for Specialty:

Athletic Training

No continuing education is required. However, licensees shall maintain their current BOCATC certification to renew.

All New Hampshire Athletic Trainer licenses expire biennially on December 31st of every even-numbered year.

CE for Specialty:

Audiology/SLP

CE: 30 Contact Hours must be completed each 2 year renewal period.

Licenses expire at the end of the calendar year in odd-numbered years. (e.g., December 31st, 2013.)

CE for Specialty: Dietetics/Nutrition 20 hours of continuing education are due every two years.  Continuing education must be approved by the board.
CE for Specialty:

Emergency Medical Services

New Hampshire EMT-Intermediate/85 licenses have a March 31st expiration.

CE Requirements for EMTs and Paramedics
EMT-Intermediate/85: 12 hours of ALS CE; and an additional 36 hours of CE

CE for Specialty:

Laboratory Technology

There are no Continuing Education requirements.
CE for Specialty:

Massage Therapy

CE: 12 Contact Hours must be completed over a two a year renewal period.
CE for Specialty:

Medicine and Surgery

CE: 100 Contact Hours of approved continuing medical education (CME) requirements every 2 years, 40 hours of which shall be in Category I, and no more than 60 credit hours of which shall be in Category II.

Licenses must be renewed every two years. Each license shall automatically expire on July 1st of the year in which the licensee’s renewal is set to occur, unless the licensee has applied to the Board for renewal of license by June 30th of the year in which the licensee’s renewal is set to occur.

CE for Specialty:

Occupational Therapy

CE Requirements:

12 hours of continuing professional education annually, 6 of those hours need to be clinical application. 24 hours of continuing professional education biennially, 12 of those hours need to be clinical application.

All Occupational Therapy licenses expire December on 31 in every odd-numbered year.  Renewal notices are sent out from the office no later than October 15 of the renewal year.

CE for Specialty:

Pharmacy

15 hours of continuing education must be completed by January 1 annually. Home study must be approved by the board. 5 hours shall be earned in didatic (live) setting.

ACPE-approved courses for Pharmacy Technicians end in the letter “T”. ACPE-approved courses pharmacists (only) end in the letter “P”.  Courses ending in the letter “P” cannot be used to meet pharmacy technician CE requirements.

CE for Specialty:

Pharmacy Technician

No continuing education is required. Registrations shall expire March 31st and must be renewed annually.
CE for Specialty:

Physical Therapy

CE Requirements:

PTs and PTAs must renew by December 31st of even numbered years.

CE: 30 contact hours required biennially for PTs; 20 for PTAs.

CE for Specialty:

Psychology

40 hours of continuing education must be completed every renewal period. All licensees must complete a minimum of 6 hours in ethics.

Licenses must be renewed biennially and will automatically expire 2 years from the date of issue or renewal.

CE for Specialty:

Radiology Technology

Does not require licensure.
CE for Specialty:

Respiratory Therapy

24 hours of continuing education are due December 1st of the renewal year–licenses that end in odd numbers renew on odd-numbered years, licenses that end in even numbers renew on even-numbered years.  

Completion of a minimum of 6 contact hours of continuing education in:

a.  Current treatment or management of infectious diseases;

b.  Advances in the pharmacologic treatment of the cardio-pulmonary system;

c.  New modes of respiratory care; or

d.  Any other current topics in respiratory care                            

ALSO: Taking and scoring in the passing range on all parts of the NBRC self-assessment examination designed for the highest NBRC credential the applicant has obtained.

CE for Specialty:

Social Work

Renewal: forty (40) social work contact hours must be completed every two (2) years from date of issue. Six (6) hours related to ethics required. Twenty (20) hours of home study permitted. Forty (40) hours of continuing education credits are required every two (2) years, plus twenty (20) hours of collaboration per year

 
New Hampshire CE and CME Education

Note: All information should be verified with licensing board

Resources: http://www.acep.org/| http://ce.nurse.com/ | http://about.continuingeducation.com/