Below are the primary license renewal and continuing education requirements for nurses licensed in Idaho. Please visit the Idaho Board of Nursing CE page for more information on continuing education requirements.
RN/LPN: 15 contact hours every 2 years (more options)
APRN: 30 contact hours every 2 years, 10 of which must be in pharmacology if the nurse has prescriptive authority.
Incredible Health offers ANCC-accredited continuing education courses for nurses in all 50 states, 100% free and online. The Idaho Board of Nursing accepts courses that are ANCC accredited.
Additionally, Idaho is a nursing compact state, which allows nurses to hold multi-state licenses.
Steps to renew your Idaho nursing license
- Verify when your license expires on the Idaho Board of Nursing website
Visit the Verification page to confirm your license. The license period is for two years based upon the renewal cycle of the license.
- Complete your Idaho nursing continuing education requirements before your license expires
You can complete your nursing CEUs online, on your schedule, and 100% free with Incredible Health.
- Go to the Idaho Board of Nursing to enter your renewal application
Visit the Renewal Information page for specifics. Idaho is a compact state. If your Primary State of Residency is in another compact state do not apply for licensure in Idaho unless you are declaring Idaho as your Primary State of Residency.
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Idaho Board of Nursing
Phone: (208) 577-2476
Email: [email protected]
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0061
11351 W. Chinden Blvd.
Boise, ID 83714
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