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Illinois Continuing Education Requirements

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Illinois Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
CEs not required.
Must work as a CNA for a minimum of 8 consecutive hours for pay within the immediate 24 months prior to employer competency evaluation.
Department of Public Health
Phone: 217-785-5133 Fax: 217-524-0137 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield  62761

Illinois Registered Nurse (RN)

Illinois Requires
20 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
20 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Must complete 20 contact hours every two years.

Illinois RN Renewal FAQ

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Illinois Nursing Workforce Center
Phone: 888-687-7307 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 100 W. Randolph Street Suite 9 - 300
Chicago  60601

Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Illinois Requires
20 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
20 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Must complete 20 contact hours every two years.

Illinois LPN Renewal FAQ

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Illinois Nursing Workforce Center
Phone: 888-687-7307 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 100 W. Randolph Street Suite 9 - 300
Chicago  60601

Illinois Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Illinois Requires
50 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
50 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Illinois Nursing Workforce Center
Phone: 888-687-7307 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 100 W. Randolph Street Suite 9 - 300
Chicago  60601

Illinois Physical Therapist (PT)

Illinois Requires
40 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
40 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
CEs not required.
Must complete 40 hours biennially.
Special Requirements
3 contact hours in ethics
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Ethics
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Phone: 888-473-4858 Website: Visit Site Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601

Illinois Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Illinois Requires
40 Hours
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
40 hours
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CEs not required.
Must complete 40 hours biennially.
Special Requirements
3 contact hours in ethics
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Ethics
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Phone: 888-473-4858 Website: Visit Site Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601

Illinois Occupational Therapist (OT)

Illinois Requires
24 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
24 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

 Occupational therapy assistants shall complete 24 contact hours of CE relevant to the practice of occupational therapy during each prerenewal period as a condition of renewal. A prerenewal period is the 24 months preceding December 31 in the year of the renewal.

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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Phone: 888-473-4858 Website: Visit Site Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601

Illinois Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)

Illinois Requires
24 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
24 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

 Occupational therapy assistants shall complete 24 contact hours of CE relevant to the practice of occupational therapy during each prerenewal period as a condition of renewal. A prerenewal period is the 24 months preceding December 31 in the year of the renewal.

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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Phone: 888-473-4858 Website: Visit Site Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601

Illinois Athletic Trainer (AT/AL)

Illinois Requires
40 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
40 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Athletic Trainers shall complete 40 hours of CE relevant to the practice of athletic training during each prerenewal period.  The prerenewal period is the 24 months preceding the expiration date of the license. 

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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Phone: 888-473-4858 Website: Visit Site Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601

Illinois Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Illinois Requires
24 Hours
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Illinois requires
24 hours
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Every renewal applicant shall complete 24 hours of Continuing Education (CE) relevant to the practice of respiratory care required during each prerenewal period.  A prerenewal period is the 24 months preceding  October 31 in the year of the renewal.
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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations
Phone: 188-847-3485 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago  60601