Nursing Refresher Program

The RN Refresher Course is designed and presented for RN’s desiring to return to the practice of nursing or for RN’s who have had their RN License revoked or surrendered. Topics covered include: Cardiovascular disorders, Respiratory disorders, Gastrointestinal disorders, Endocrine disorders, Renal disorders, Musculoskeletal disorders, and Reproductive disorders.

Throughout the course, students will gain tips on how to build a resume to best attract the attention of the facilities to which he/she wishes to apply. Our instructors will assist students with job applications and interview tips.

This course is held over the duration of 5 consecutive Saturdays to accommodate the student’s busy work week. Each day is 8 hours long. Upon completion, students are awarded with 40 CE hours. This class is offered every four months in our Costa Mesa location only. Students do not need a current RN license to attend.

Prior students have acknowledged their confidence they have acquired with this course. Many have entertained a new path in the nursing field. Nurses Educational Opportunities encourages the nurse that wants to return to the field of nursing to join other nurses and develop new acquaintances as well as new skills.

Clinicals with RN Refresher in Costa mesa

RN’s that have been out of the workplace for several years and want to return to nursing: this course is for you! Get started towards finding your dream job in Critical Care, Med-Surg, or Maternal-Child Care.
You do not need an active RN license to take this course.

Questions? Call (866) 266-2229 or email us at:

Course Agenda

Day 1
The Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Disposing of Bio-hazardous Material
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Drug Calculations
  • Malpractice and Legal Dilemmas
  • The Use of Restraints
  • The Rapid Response Team

Day 2

  • 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
  • Musculo-skeletal Disorders

Day 5
IV Insertion Management

  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Blood Compatibility
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Calculating Drip Rates
  • Documentation
  • Phlebotomy
  • IV Insertion Practice