South Carolina Nursing Resources

South Carolina Nursing Schools

Clemson University  Clemson, SC

Lander University  Greenwood, SC

Medical University of South Carolina  Charleston, SC

Midlands Technical College- Nursing Program Columbia, SC

Newberry College  Newberry, SC

South Carolina State University  Orangeburg, SC

University of South Carolina  Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina Aiken  Aiken, SC

University of South Carolina Beaufort  Bluffton, SC

University of South Carolina Upstate  Spartanburg, SC


South Carolina Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

CE Requirements for RNs & LPNs: The license of every person licensed under the provisions of the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the state must be renewed biennially by April 30.

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: 1) Completion of thirty contact hours from a continuing education provider recognized by the board 2) Maintenance of certification or re-certification by a national certifying body recognized by the board 3) Completion of an academic program of study in nursing or a related field recognized by the board; OR 4) Verification of competency and the number of hours practiced as evidenced by employer certification on a form approved by the Board