State Requirements

RNs, LVNs, LPNs, CNAs

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License/Certificate Type

Continuing Education Hours (CE hours, CEUs)  Required for Renewals

Alabama RN

24

Alabama LPN

24

Alabama CNA

0

Alaska RN

30

Alaska LPN

30

Alaska CNA

0-24 depending on your certificate number

Arizona RN

0

Arizona LPN

0

Arizona CNA

0

Arkansas RN

15

Arkansas LPN

15

Arkansas CNA

0

California RN

30

California LVN

30

California CNA

24 may be online/48 total

Colorado RN

0

Colorado LPN

0

Colorado CNA

0

Connecticut RN

0

Connecticut LPN

0

Connecticut CNA

0

Delaware RN

30

Delaware LPN

24

Delaware CNA

0

District of Columbia RN

24

District of Columbia LPN

18

District of Columbia CNA

0

Florida RN

24

Florida LPN

24

Florida CNA

24

Georgia RN

30

Georgia LPN

20

Georgia CAN

0

Hawaii RN

30

Hawaii LPN

30

Hawaii CNA

0

Idaho RN

0

Idaho LPN

0

Idaho CNA

0

Illinois RN

20

Illinois LPN

20

Illinois CNA

0

Indiana RN

0

Indiana LPN

0

Indiana CNA

0

Iowa RN

36 every 3 years

Iowa LPN

24 or 36 depends on length of LPN license

Iowa CNA

0

Kansas RN

30

Kansas LPN

30

Kansas CNA

0

Kentucky RN

14

Kentucky LPN

14 per year

Kentucky CNA

0

Louisiana RN

15

Louisiana LPN

5-15 depends on employment

Louisiana CNA

0

Maine RN

0

Maine LPN

0

Maine CNA

0

Maryland RN

0

Maryland LPN

0

Maryland CNA

0

Massachusetts RN

15

Massachusetts LPN

15

Massachusetts CNA

0

Michigan RN

25

Michigan LPN

25

Michigan CNA

0

Minnesota RN

24

Minnesota LPN

12

Minnesota CNA

0

Mississippi RN

0

Mississippi LPN

0

Mississippi CNA

0

Missouri RN

0

Missouri LPN

0

Missouri CNA

0

Montana RN

24

Montana LPN

24

Montana CNA

0

Nebraska RN

20

Nebraska LPN

20

Nebraska CNA

0

Nevada RN

30

Nevada LPN

30

Nevada CNA

24 (CE by CA Board accepted by Nevada)

New Hampshire RN

30

New Hampshire LPN

30

New Hampshire CNA

12

New Jersey RN

30

New Jersey LPN

30

New Jersey CNA

0

New Mexico RN

30

New Mexico LPN

30

New Mexico CNA

0

New York RN

3

New York LPN

3 CE infection control every 4 years

New York CNA

0

North Carolina RN

30

North Carolina LPN

30

North Carolina CNA

0

North Dakota RN

12

North Dakota LPN

12

North Dakota CNA

0

Ohio RN

24

Ohio LPN

24

Ohio CNA

0

Oklahoma RN

24

Oklahoma LPN

24

Oklahoma CNA

0

Oregon RN

7 in pain management

Oregon LPN

7 in pain management

Oregon CNA

0

Pennsylvania RN

30

Pennsylvania LPN

0

Puerto Rico RN

45 every 3 years

Puerto Rico LPN

21 every licensing period

Puerto Rico CNA

0

Rhode Island RN

10

Rhode Island LPN

10

Rhode Island CNA

0

South Carolina RN

30

South Carolina LPN

30

South Carolina CNA

0

South Dakota RN

0

South Dakota LPN

0

South Dakota CNA

0

Tennessee RN

0

Tennessee LPN

0

Tennessee CNA

0

Texas RN

20

Texas LPN

20

Texas CNA

0

Utah RN

30

Utah LPN

30

Utah CNA

0

Vermont RN

0

Vermont LPN

0

 Vermont CNA 0

Virginia RN

30

Virginia LPN

30

Virginia CNA

0

Washington RN

45/ 3 years

Washington LPN

45/ 3 years

Washington CNA

0

West Virginia RN

12/year

West Virginia LPN

24

West Virginia CNA

0

Wisconsin RN

0

Wisconsin LPN

0

Wisconsin CNA

0

Wyoming RN

20

Wyoming LPN

20

Wyoming CNA

24

U.S. Virgin Islands RN

15

U.S. Virgin Islands LPN

15

U.S. Virgin Islands CNA

0

Last updated 1/17/2020

*  Please consult your licensing board for the latest updates