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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 
South Carolina State Board of Nursing

South Carolina State Board of Nursing
110 Centerview Drive #202
Columbia, SC 29210

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 12367
Columbia, SC 29211-2367

Telephone: (803) 896-4550
Fax: (803) 896-4525

Continuing Education Requirements: 
RN's and LPN's - Demonstration of competency for renewal of an active RN or LPN license biennially requires documented evidence of at least one of the following requirements during the licensure period:
  • Completion of 30 contact hours from a continuing education provider recognized by the board.
  • Maintenance of certification or re-certification by a national certifying body recognized by the board.
  • Completion of an academic program of study in nursing or a related field recognized by the board. 
  • Verification of competency and the number of hours practiced as evidenced by employer certification on a form approved by the board.

IV Certification Information: 
IV Certification Information - 

Hourly Requirements for LPN IV Course State Board of Nursing Must Approve Course Special Course Requirements Course(s) Suggested for LPN IV "Certification" Special Provisions
Not Specified Not Specified Course must include administration of fluids via peripheral and central lines, that includes both didactic and supervised clinical competency training with return demo. "Basic Peripheral IV Therapy in Adults" and "Current Practices in the Management of Central Lines" Not Specified

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