Iowa CE Regulation

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

MedEdNow is an accepted continuing education provider in Iowa as a CAPCE accredited program.  We also follow the guidelines of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

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).

Flight & Critical Care Review Course
Flight & Critical Care Review Course
Paramedic Refresher
Paramedic Refresher
EMT Refresher
EMT Refresher
EMR Recertification Bundle
EMR Recertification Bundle