Below are the primary license renewal and continuing education requirements for nurses licensed in Wisconsin. Please visit the Wisconsin Board of Nursing CE page for more information on continuing education requirements.
APRN: 16 contact hours every 2 years in clinical pharmacology or therapeutics relevant to the advanced practice nurse prescriber’s area of practice, including at least 2 contact hours in responsible prescribing of controlled substances.
Incredible Health offers ANCC-accredited continuing education courses for nurses in all 50 states, 100% free and online. The Wisconsin Board of Nursing accepts courses that are ANCC accredited.
Additionally, Wisconsin is a nursing compact state, which allows nurses to hold multi-state licenses.
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Steps to renew your Wisconsin nursing license
- Verify the status of your license
Visit the Verification page in order to confirm your license.
- Complete your Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Board of Nursing to enter your renewal application
Visit the following pages for specifics: RN Renewal; LPN Renewal; APRN Renewal. Wisconsin is a compact state. If your Primary State of Residency is in another compact state do not apply for licensure in Wisconsin unless you are declaring Wisconsin as your Primary State of Residency.
Wisconsin Board of Nursing
Phone: (608) 266-2112
Email: [email protected]
Board of Nursing
PO Box 8366
Madison, WI 53708-8366
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
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