CE Requirements for Nurses in Iowa

Requirements specific to Nurses in Iowa

  • RNs and LPNs are required to complete 36 contact hours every three years. 
  • ARNPs are required to maintain national certification.
  • In addition, it is also mandated that ARNPs, RNs and LPNs who regularly examine, attend, counsel or treat dependent adults or children in Iowa are required to complete training related to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse. The licensee is required to complete the course offered by the Iowa Department of Human Services.


Nursing CE Courses for Nurses in Iowa

Complete these courses towards your Iowa nursing CE requirements.

Over 100 hours of CE for one low price
Case Management Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Thyroid Dysfunction Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Suicide and Suicide Prevention Nursing CE Course

6.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Parkinson's Disease Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Mental Health Pharmacology Nursing CE Course

3.0 ANCC contact hours

1.3 AANP contact hours

1.3 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course
Stroke Prevention, Thrombolytic Therapy, and Rehab Nursing CE Course

5.5 ANCC contact hours

2.0 AANP contact hours

1.5 Pharmacology hours

Recommended Start Course

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice.

You can learn more at Iowa's Board of Nursing Website