Supervisory Course for Iowa’s Licensed Practical Nurses

Supervisory Course for Iowa’s Licensed Practical Nurses
A desktop/laptop computer is required to access this course
30 CE Contact Hours

This innovative online course offers an engaging way for the licensed practical nurse (LPN) to master essential leadership and supervisory skills. It consists of seven (7) interactive modules that follow a consistent organizational structure and features learning activities, exercises, case studies and video clips. Blending seamlessly into your nursing experience, it provides key information, reinforces learning, and provides application of important supervisory concepts.

As required by the Iowa Board of Nursing, this course provides an overview of Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 152 the state law that regulates the practice of nursing. Also, this course reviews Iowa Administrative Code 655 6.5(1)b.(2) which permits the licensed practical nurse, working under the supervision of the registered nurse, to supervise in a nursing facility. Other topics include limits of authority and appropriate documentation, supervisory role transition, strategies for directing the practice of others, principles of delegation, effective communication, team building and conflict resolution, work performance accountability, employee evaluation, interpersonal relationship skills, assignment development, and recognition and resolution of inappropriate delegation.

Please note your enrollment period for this course is 90 DAYS from the time of registration.
Therefore, all course work must be completed within the 90 days time period.



Completion Requirements

In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this CE activity, participants must:

  1. Be registered for this activity,
  2. Review the course material,
  3. Complete each module post-test and obtain a grade of 75% or higher,
  4. Other requirements for some of the courses may also include participation discussion boards, practice exercises, practice questions, etc.

Conflict of Interest (or lack thereof) for Planners, Authors and Presenters.

A conflict of interest exists if any individual/entity that is in a position to influence the content, design, or implementation of the CNE activity is ALSO in a position to benefit financially from the success of a CE activity.

The planners, authors and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no conflict of interest including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.

Commercial/Sponsor Support.

There is no commercial company or sponsor support for this CE activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products.

The CE provider approval status refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply that there is a real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.

Off-Label Product Use.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course Approvals:

Nursing Board Approvals National Healthcare Institute (NHI) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida, District of Columbia, Georgia and Iowa Board of Nursing. All CE courses offer by National Healthcare Institute follow the standards recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation and each specific board of nursing for this type of educational activities.

Iowa Board of Nursing (Provider # 376)

Licensed Practical Nurse