RN Refresher Course

Registered nurses that have been out of the workplace for several years and want to return nursing: this course is for you! This course will get you started towards finding your dream job, whether it’s in maternal child care, critical care, or med-surg nursing.

This course consists of five 8-hour days and includes a textbook written by the instructor.
The course includes five 8-hour classes and comes with a written textbook by the instructor. See below for the course agenda.

November 18 - December 16

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Duration: 5 consecutive Saturdays; 8:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: $550.00 (including textbook)
Type of Instruction: Classroom
Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Upon completion, the student will earn 40 contact hours approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing CEP #13004.


Course Agenda

Day 1: The Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hand washing
  • Disposing of biohazardous material
  • Compliance with HIPAA guidelines
  • Drug calculations
  • Malpractice and legal dilemmas
  • The use of restraints
  • The advantages of a Rapid Response Team.
  • IV insertions and management

Day 2: Cardiology

  • Cardiac disorders
  • ECG interpretation
  • 12-lead interpretation
  • Determining an acute myocardial infarction
  • Determining ischemia


Day 3: Respiratory Disorders

  • Blood gas interpretation
  • Mechanical ventilation management
  • Tracheotomy care


Day 4: Med-Surg Disorders

  • Renal disorders
  • GI disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Reproductive disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders

Day 5: Maternal Child Care

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RN Refresher Course that includes the Best Clinicals ever!!

Each RN Refresher will be given a patient to assess and document.  You will be evaluated on your skills to:

  • Receive report
  • Analyze Labs
  • Complete a head-to-toe assessment
  • Establish an IV access
  • Administer medications
  • Communicate using SBAR
  • Receiving an oral order and documentation
  • Giving report at the end of your shift.

In addition, you will be evaluated on:

  • Universal precautions
  • HIPPA guidelines