Iowa CE Regulation

Iowa EMT and Paramedic. If you require an Iowa or NREMT EMT and Paramedic refresher, complete this with MedEdnow. If you live in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, or Iowa City Iowa, complete EMTAEMT, or Paramedic Refresher with MedEdNow a CAPCE accredited program. We also follow the guidelines of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Iowa Dept. of Public Health-Bureau of EMS
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
515-281-0620

36 hours for renewal of a three year RN or LPN license; 24 hours for the first renewal after initial Iowa licensure by examination, initial Iowa licensure by endorsement from another state, or reactivation from inactive status.

For RN, LPN, and ARPN who regularly examine, attend, counsel or treat dependent adults or children in Iowa: 2 hours every 5 years related to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse. For ARNP who has prescribed opioids to a patient during the renewal cycle: a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education regarding the CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain (with each renewal).

36 hours for renewal of a three year RN or LPN license; 24 hours for the first renewal after initial Iowa licensure by examination, initial Iowa licensure by endorsement from another state, or reactivation from inactive status.

For RN, LPN, and ARPN who regularly examine, attend, counsel or treat dependent adults or children in Iowa: 2 hours every 5 years related to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse. For ARNP who has prescribed opioids to a patient during the renewal cycle: a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education regarding the CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain (with each renewal.

National certification required for ARPN.

For RN, LPN, and ARPN who regularly examine, attend, counsel or treat dependent adults or children in Iowa: 2 hours every 5 years related to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse. For ARNP who has prescribed opioids to a patient during the renewal cycle: a minimum of 2 hours of continuing education regarding the CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain (with each renewal).

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