Below are the primary license renewal and continuing education requirements for nurses licensed in Maine. Please visit the Maine State Board of Nursing CE page for more information on continuing education requirements.
RN: No requirements
LPN: No requirements
APRN: 50 contact hours every 2 years
Licensees with prescriptive authority are required 3 hours of Category I education on prescribing opioid medication.
Incredible Health offers ANCC-accredited continuing education courses for nurses in all 50 states, 100% free and online. The Maine State Board of Nursing accepts courses that are ANCC accredited.
Additionally, Maine is a nursing compact state, which allows nurses to hold multi-state licenses.
Steps to renew your Maine nursing license
- Verify the status of your license
Visit the Verification page in order to confirm your license.
- Complete your Maine nursing continuing education requirements before your license expires
You can complete your nursing CEUs online, on your schedule, and 100% free with Incredible Health.
- Go to the Maine Board of Nursing site to enter your renewal application
Visit the Renewal Information page for specific requirements. Maine is a compact state. If your Primary State of Residency is in another compact state do not apply for licensure in Maine unless you are declaring Maine as your Primary State of Residency.
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Maine State Board of Nursing
Phone: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149
161 Capitol Street
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0158
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