Illinois Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses and License Renewal

Elite offers courses and CEU credits that are needed for license renewal and meeting Illinois nursing continuing education requirements. Here is a summary of the requirements you need to meet in the state of Illinois

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1 Mandatory Hours
19 Elective Hours
20 Total Hours
1 Mandatory Hours
19 Elective Hours
20 Total Hours
1 Mandatory Hours
79 Elective Hours
80 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your nursing license in Illinois

This nursing licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professiona Regulation. We recommend you contact the Illinois Department of Financial and Professiona Regulation for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain nursing licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Illinois Nursing: LVN-LPN

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/31/2021
Next Education Due Date: 01/31/2021

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 Department of Financial and Professiona Regulation
Phone: 8005606420
Fax:
Address:
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786

Illinois Nursing: RN

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 05/31/2020
Next Education Due Date: 05/31/2020

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 Department of Financial and Professiona Regulation
Phone: 8005606420
Fax:
Address:
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786

Illinois Nursing: APN

Total Hours Required: 80
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 79
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 05/31/2020
Next Education Due Date: 05/31/2020

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

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Department of Financial and Professiona Regulation
Phone: 8005606420
Fax:
Address:
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 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.