Illinois CE Requirements for License Renewal

Illinois.jpegAs a nurse in the state of Illinois, you are required to earn continuing education to renew your active license.

Renewal Requirements

RN
  • Every two years
    • 20 hours of continuing education 
    • 1 hour in sexual harassment training
LPN
  • Every two years
    • 20 hours of continuing education
    • 1 hour in sexual harassment training
Advanced Practice
  • Every two years
    • 80 hours of continuing education including:
      • 1 hour in sexual harassment training
      • at least 20 contact hours in pharmacotherapeutics, including 10 hours of opioid prescribing or substance abuse education
      • 3 contact hours in safe opioid prescribing practices to renew Controlled Substances Registration

Meet your license renewal requirements

CE Opioids for Pain Management in Older Adults: Strategies for Safe Prescribing
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, 1.5 contact hours

CE Appropriate Use of Opioids in Managing Chronic Pain
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 3.0 contact hours
 

Additional CE Resources

 

Visit the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center for more information on your renewal requirements.

Attention hospitals and other healthcare institutions! Interested in purchasing any of these CE activities in bulk for your staff?  Get more information by calling 855-695-5070 or sending an email to Sales@LippincottSolutions.com.