36 hours of continuing education every 3 years
All credits can be taken online or by self-study
Appropriate subject matter is limited to offerings that are scientifically founded and predominantly for professional growth. See http://nursing.iowa.gov/continuing_ed/appropriate.html
Offerings attended outside of Iowa or offered as self-study are accepted when approved by other state boards of nursing with mandatory continuing education requirements. For example, CA has a mandatory continuing education requirement. At Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider #CEP 15512.
State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Iowa continuing education regulations, go to http://nursing.iowa.gov/nav/continuing_education.html
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