CE Requirements for Nurses in Illinois

Illinois nurses (APN, RN, LPN) are required to earn the following continuing education (CE) credits.

LPN – 20 hours every 2 years
RN – 20 hours every 2 years
APN – 50 hours every 2 years

CE courses must advance professional skills and be applicable to practice area

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Illinois continuing education regulations, go to http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/06801300sections.html

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jun 15, 2018.