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.

NEXT CLASS:
July 15 - August 12

Sign-up for RN Refresher in Orange County

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.

This course is purely didactic and does not include clinical training.

 

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