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FLORIDA
CE Requirements
24 hours every 2 years

  • Must include 2 hours on prevention of medical errors
  • Must include 2 hours on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida (beginning 2015)
  • One-time, 1-hour CE on HIV/AIDS prior to the first renewal
  • 2 hours every third renewal on domestic violence

Next Renewal
April 30 and July 31

Contact
Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance
www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/nursing
Florida Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257
Phone: 850. 245.4125
Fax: 850.245.4172
E-mail: MQA_Nursing@doh.state.fl.us  

GEORGIA
CE Not Required

Next Renewal
Jan. 31

Contact
Georgia Board of Nursing
www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Phone: 478.207.2440
Fax: 877.588.0446
Contact Person: Sylvia Bond, MSN, MBA, RN, executive director

HAWAII
CE Not Required

Contact
Hawaii Board of Nursing
hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/pvl/boards/nursing
DCCA-PVL, Att: BON
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu HI 96801
Phone: 808.586.2695
E-mail: nursing@dcca.hawaii.gov
Contact Person: Lee Ann Testima, executive officer

IDAHO
CE Not Required

Next Renewal
Aug. 31

Contact
Idaho Board of Nursing
www2.state.id.us/ibn/Idaho.gov  
PO Box 83720
280 N. 8th St., Suite 210
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208.334.3110
Fax: 208.334.3262
Contact Person: Lcoley@ibn.state.id.us

ILLINOIS
CE Requirements
20 hours every 2 years

Next Renewal
May 31 even years; Jan. 31 odd years

Contact
Illinois Board of Nursing
http://nursing.illinois.gov/Default.htm
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, # 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312.814.2715
Fax: 312.814.3145

INDIANA
CE Not Required

Next Renewal
Oct. 31 odd years

Contact
Indiana State Board of Nursing
www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm
Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington St., Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.234.2043
Fax: 317.233.4236
E-mail: pla2@pla.in.gov
Contact Person: Tonja Thompson, Board Director

IOWA
CE Requirements

  • 36 contact hours or 3.6 CEUs (for renewal of a 3-year license)
  • 24 contact hours or 2.4 CEUs (for renewal of a license that has been issued for less than 3 years; applies to the first renewal after any one of the following:
    • initial Iowa licensure by examination
    • initial Iowa licensure by endorsement from another state
    • reactivation from an inactive status)
  • 12 contact hours that are not more than 12 months old (for reactivation from an inactive status)
  • One-time, 2-hour course on abuse identification and reporting

Contact
Iowa Board of Nursing
www.state.ia.us/nursing
RiverPoint Business Park
400 S.W. 8th St., # B
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515.281.3255
Fax: 515.281.4825
Contact Person: Lorinda Inman, RN, MSN, Executive Director

KANSAS
CE Requirements
30 contact hours every 2 years

Next Renewal
Last day of the month you were born

Contact
Kansas State Board of Nursing
www.ksbn.org
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson, St., Ste. 1051
|Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 913.296.4929
Fax: 913.296.3929
E-mail: ksbn@ink.org
Contact Person: Mary Blubaugh, MSN., RN, executive administrator mary.blubaugh@ksbn.state.ks.us

KENTUCKY
CE Requirements
14 contact hours every 2 years

  • HIV/AIDS (2 hrs) every 10 yrs,
  • Domestic violence (3 hrs) one-time only requirement,
  • Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) (1.5 hrs) one-time only requirement

Next Renewal
Oct. 31, 2012

Contact
Kentucky Board of Nursing
www.kbn.ky.gov/board
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222-5172
Phone: 502. 429. 3300; toll free: 800-305-2042
Fax: 502.429.3311

LOUISIANA
CE Requirements

  • Full-time (minimum 1,600 hours) practitioners, 5 contact hours annually
  • Part-time (160-1,599 hours) practitioners, 10 contact hours annually
  • Unemployed/Inactive, 15 contact hours annually
  • License reinstatement, 15 contact hours annually
  • None required for first year of licensure

Next Renewal
Oct. 1-Dec. 31

Contact
Louisiana State Board of Nursing
www.lsbn.state.la.us
17373 Perkins Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225.755.7500
Fax: 225.755.7584
Contact Person: Barbara Morvant, executive director
E-mail: lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us


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I am not seeing any courses offered in the Maternal/Child Health field.

Roxanne Rickenbach,  RNC,  Pinnacle HealthJuly 30, 2014
Harrisburg, PA



Currently Advance does not offer a course on jurisprudence and ethics as required by Texas.

Linda JonesMay 27, 2014



Do any of your courses cover the new CE requirements for jurisprudence and ethics required by the state of Texas??

Suzanne  Wilsey May 26, 2014
Austin , TX



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