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
Child Maltreatment Nursing CE Course

3.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Weight Bias & Obesity Stigma in Healthcare Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Postpartum Depression Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Vascular Access Devices Nursing CE Course

7.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Pediatric Fever for RNs and LPNs Nursing CE Course

1.0 ANCC contact hours

Recommended Start Course
Bariatric Surgery Nursing CE Course

2.0 ANCC contact 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