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Indiana Continuing Education Requirements

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Indiana Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Indiana Requires
12 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
12 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2024
  • Must obtain at least 12 in-service hours each year of certification.
  • Must work in nursing or nursing related activities for at least 8 hours during each 2 year renewal cycle.
  • Private care hours are not accepted in Indiana.
Special Requirements
In-service hours include, but are not limited to, the following:

Fire Prevention / Emergency
Needs of Specialized Population (any of the "Care of the Patient..." course series)
Dementia Specific Training
Change in Conditions / Environment
Infection Control
Safety and Accident Prevention
Care of the Cognitive Impaired
Resident Rights

*The administrator may approve attendance at outside workshops and continuing education programs related to that individual's responsibilities in the facility. Documented attendance at these workshops and programs meets the requirements for inservice training.
 
Required Courses
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Indiana State Department of Health
Phone: 317-233-1325 Fax: 317-233-7750 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: Division of Healthcare Education and Quality
2 North Meridian Street, Room 4B
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Registered Nurse (RN)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
CEs not required.
There are no CEU requirements for the renewal of RN licenses in Indiana. Registered Nurses are not required to obtain continuing education for regular licensure renewal. RNs attempting to renew a license that has been expired for 3 years or more and who are not currently licensed in another jurisdiction will need to contact the IPLA for additional guidance.
Indiana State Board of Nursing
Phone: 317-234-2043 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN  46204

Indiana Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Friday, August 4, 2023
CEs not required.
There is no CEU requirements for the renewal of LPN licenses in Indiana. 
Indiana State Board of Nursing
Phone: 317-234-2043 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Indiana Requires
30 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
30 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Monday, January 29, 2024
Advanced Practice Nurses with Prescriptive Authority must obtain at least thirty (30) hours of continuing education, at least eight (8) hours of which must be in pharmacology.

Per IC 35-48-3-3.5 beginning July 1, a practitioner must have 2 hours of CE in opioid prescribing and opioid abuse in order to renew a CSR.

The hours must be from an approved sponsor and can count toward the 8 hour pharmacology requirement. If an APRN hold multiple CSRs, the 2 hours will count for the renewal requirement for all of them.
Complete all Indiana Required ARNP CEs
$39
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Indiana State Board of Nursing
Phone: 317-234-2043 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Physical Therapist (PT)

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2024

At a minimum twenty-two (22) hours of continuing competency activities.  Two (2) hours must be in an ethics and Indiana jurisprudence course as it relates to the practice of physical therapy.

**CEUFast courses are approved by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Association.  Your state authorizes courses approved by another state board.

Special Requirements
Two (2) hours must be in an ethics and Indiana jurisprudence

 
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Ethics and Indiana Jurisprudence may be found at http://education.inapta.org/
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Phone: 317-232-2960 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 10 N Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46204

Indiana Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2024

At a minimum twenty-two (22) hours of continuing competency activities.  Two (2) hours must be in an ethics and Indiana jurisprudence course as it relates to the practice of physical therapy.

CEUFast is able to provide courses approved by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Association. 

Special Requirements
Two (2) hours must be in an ethics and Indiana jurisprudence

 
Required Courses Not Provided by CEUfast
  • Ethics and Indiana Jurisprudence may be found at http://education.inapta.org/
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Phone: 317-232-2960 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 10 N Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46204

Indiana Occupational Therapist (OT)

Indiana Requires
18 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
18 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2024
During each two (2) year license period, an occupational therapy assistant must complete at least eighteen (18) hours of continuing competency of which at least nine (9) hours must be in Category I courses.

Category I continuing competency courses include the following and must be at least one (1) contact hour in length:
  • Formally organized courses. 
  • Workshops. 
  • Seminars. 
  • Symposia. 
  • Home study programs, including approved online or web-based, audio, and video instructional programs. 
  • Undergraduate or graduate courses from an accredited institution related to the management, practice, and education of occupational therapy.
Complete all Indiana Required OT CEs
$39
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Attn: Occupational Therapy Committee
Phone: 317-234-8800 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)

Indiana Requires
18 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
18 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2024
During each two (2) year license period, an occupational therapy assistant must complete at least eighteen (18) hours of continuing competency of which at least nine (9) hours must be in Category I courses.

Category I continuing competency courses include the following and must be at least one (1) contact hour in length:
  • Formally organized courses. 
  • Workshops. 
  • Seminars. 
  • Symposia. 
  • Home study programs, including approved online or web-based, audio, and video instructional programs. 
  • Undergraduate or graduate courses from an accredited institution related to the management, practice, and education of occupational therapy.
Complete all Indiana Required OTA CEs
$39
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Attn: Occupational Therapy Committee
Phone: 317-234-8800 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Athletic Trainer (AT/AL)

Indiana Requires
50 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
50 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2024
Licensed Athletic Trainers are required to obtain fifty (50) units of NATABOC continuing education between January 1 of every even year and December 31 of every odd year.
Complete all Indiana Required AT CEs
$39
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Attn: Indiana Athletic Trainers Board
Phone: 317-232-2960 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 West Washington Street; Room W-072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Respiratory Therapist (RT)

Indiana Requires
15 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
15 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
CEUfast Meets All Requirements
Last Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2024
All respiratory care practitioners’ licenses expire on December 31st of even numbered years. Practitioners are required to have completed fifteen (15) hours of continuing education per renewal period.
Complete all Indiana Required RT CEs
$39
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency ATTN: Respiratory Care Committee
Phone: 317-232-2960 Fax: 317-233-4236 Website: Visit Site Email: Contact Address: 402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Midwife (MW)

Indiana Requires
30 Hours
Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
Indiana requires
30 hours Every two years
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Thursday, August 3, 2023

30 contact hours

Special Requirements

A licensee who renews a license shall complete no less than thirty (30) hours of continuing education in courses or programs approved by any of the approved sponsors in each two (2) year renewal period.

Continuing education acquired in any area other than that related to the practice of midwifery will not be accepted.

Continuing education credit units or clock hours must be obtained within the renewal period and may not be carried over from one (1) licensure period to another.

At least one (1) hour of pharmacology must be completed annually.

At least one (1) hour in each two (2) year renewal period shall be completed regarding the following:
-Emergency life support procedures
-Identification of high risk births for mothers
-Identification of potential complications during labor
-At least 50% of all continuing education must be obtained from courses attended in-person.

Complete all Indiana Required MW CEs
$39
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  • and much more ...
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Phone: 317-232-2960 Website: Visit Site Address: Indiana Government Center South Room W072
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis  46204

Indiana Medical Assistant (MA)

ANCC
Approved Provider
#P0274
ANCC
Approved Provider #P0274
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
CEs not required.
Indiana doesn't require medical assistants to obtain certification for employment. That said, many employers do require certification so many medical assistants in Indiana are certified.
Indiana Department of Health
Phone: 317-233-1325 Website: Visit Site