RN and APRN license renewal is available online May 1 through August 31 in odd-numbered years.
Board of Nursing rules for advanced practice professional nurses require evidence of continuing education at the time of renewal of the APPN license. APPNs in the categories of Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse Anesthetist must provide documentation of thirty (30) contact hours of continuing education during each renewal period (see IDAPA 23.01.01.300.03).
Acceptable CE activities will include activities identified in #1 above and in addition, may include
participating as the presenter of approved continuing education programs identified in #1
(presenting continuing education programs may not be your primary job responsibility);
participation in related professional activities including but not limited to research, published material, teaching, peer review, precepting and professional auditing. A total of no more than three contact hours may be awarded for related professional activities.