North Dakota RN's and LPN's are required to complete a minimum of 12 contact hours of CE within the two-year period preceding license renewal. For additional information see NDCC 54-02-05-08, Continuing Education Requirements for Relicensure at https://www.legis.nd.gov/information/acdata/pdf/54-02-05.pdf
North Dakota has no specific course requirements for RN's or LPN's.
License Expiration Dates
In North Dakota, nursing licenses are valid for 2 calendar years and are subject to renewal prior to December 31st of the second year. For additional information see Renewal Dates at https://www.legis.nd.gov/information/acdata/pdf/54-02-05.pdf
Audits and Retaining CE Records
"At least two percent (2%) of the renewal applications will be subject to random audit per renewal cycle. A licensee who submits inaccurate or falsified documentation or fails to meet the CE requirement will be subject to disciplinary action based on Chapter 54-02-07-01.1(7)(13)(18)." For additional information see Continuing Education Renewal Requirements Policy - Audit Process at https://www.ndbon.org/Education/ContinuingEd/RenewalRequirementsPolicy.asp