Iowa Board of Nursing

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Board Information

Iowa Board of Nursing
RiverPoint Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
Tel: 515/281-3255
Fax: 515/281-4825

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

List of Mandatory Continuing Education States

The following states have a mandatory continuing education requirement as a prerequisite to license renewal.

Any licensee residing outside of Iowa and holding a current nursing license in any of these states, is deemed to be in compliance with Iowa requirements. The Iowa requirement is waived.

Alabama
Alaska
Arkansas
California
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Illinois (beginning 5/31/12)
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma (Jan 2014-24 month prior to expiration)
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Utah
Washington
West Virginia
Wyoming

Last updated: 05/12