Illinois Nursing Continuing Education and CEU Credits

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1 Mandatory Hours
19 Elective Hours
20 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Illinois Nursing license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Illinois Professional Services Section. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Nursing licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Illinois Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 80
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 79
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 08/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2022

Online Info

Starting January 1, 2020, new legislation mandates that all workers who hold a professional license from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) are required to complete a one-hour sexual harassment prevention course to renew their license.
  • Total hours Required: 80
  • Minimum 50 hours of continuing education
  • No less than 20 hours of pharmcotherapeutics
  • 10 hours of opioid prescribing

Due to a data migration, individuals are granted until August 31, 2022 to complete the renewal process and the fee for such renewal is varied to $0. 

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Professional Services Section
Phone: 2177850823
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street Springfield, 62786

Illinois Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/31/2023
Next Education Due Date: 01/31/2023

Online Info

Starting January 1, 2020, new legislation mandates that all workers who hold a professional license from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) are required to complete a one-hour sexual harassment prevention course to renew their license.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Professional Services Section
Phone: 2177850823
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street Springfield, 62786

Illinois Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 08/31/2022
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2022

Online Info

Starting January 1, 2020, new legislation mandates that all workers who hold a professional license from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) are required to complete a one-hour sexual harassment prevention course to renew their license.

Due to a data migration, individuals are granted until August 31, 2022 to complete the renewal process and the fee for such renewal is varied to $0. 

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Professional Services Section
Phone: 2177850823
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street Springfield, 62786

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.