Nursing Refresher Program

About the Program

Are you seeking to re-enter the hospital, or healthcare environment? NEO’s RN Refresher is the program for you.

Nurses Educational Opportunities (NEO) holds a strong reputation of providing stress-free and enjoyable courses. NEO recognizes a nurses desire to understand difficult concepts without head-aches or fear of repercussion. For these reasons, NEO has gone above and beyond to facilitate an enormous amount of evidence-based and long-standing nursing concepts. Topics covered include: Cardiovascular disorders, Respiratory disorders, Gastrointestinal disorders, Endocrine disorders, Renal disorders, Muscle plus Skeletal disorders, and Reproductive disorders.

In addition, we understand that nurses have a busy schedule which is why we created a flexible program just for you. NEO’s RN Refresher is an 8 hour weekly course, held once a week, on Saturday for a total duration of 5 weeks. Most importantly, attendance is mandatory, for the reason that classes cannot be retaken. Additionally, students cannot leave earlier than the designated time due to the risks of missing crucial material. Forty Contact Education Hours (CEH’s) upon completion. Our California BRN approved CEH’s are adequate to renew your nursing license or re-obtain a revoked license.

Furthermore, 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.

Moreover, NEO’s RN Refresher includes a 2-3 hour lecture on Resume Writing. Students will learn how to create a resume that passes candidate screening software systems. In addition, we will cover interview tips, as well as jobs applications and portfolios.

Most notably, prior students have acknowledged their confidence they have acquired with this course. Many have entertained a new path in the nursing field. Lastly, 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.

Course Agenda

Day 1
The Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Compliance Guidelines to include
    • HIPPA, Standard of Practice, Malpractice
    • “Nurses Eat their Young”
  • Medication administration to include:
    • Drug Calculation, The 5 R’s of drug administration.
  • Nursing Guidelines to include
    • Rapid Response, Fluids/Electrolytes
    • Pre/Post Op Care, Pain Management
    • Making the most of your Nursing Moments

Day 2

  • Anatomy/Physiology
    • Chambers, Valves, Blood Flow
    • Detecting heart splits and murmurs
  • EKG Interpretation and practice
  • Interpretation of Compensatory Mechanisms
  • Calling the Code and designating the tasks.
  • Cardiac Disorders
    • Myocardial Infarction
    • CBAG

Day 3
Respiratory Disorders

  • Anatomy/Physiology
    • Lobes, Airways, Pulmonary Circulation
  • Blood Gas Interpretation
  • Analysis of lung sounds
  • Diagnostics and Treatments
  • Oxygen administration
  • Respiratory Disorders
    • COPD
    • ARDS

Day 4
Med-Surg Disorders

  • Stroke Care
  • GI Disorders
    • Esophageal, Gastric, Intestinal
  • Assessory Disorders
    • Liver, Pancreas, Renal
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Those that affect nurses
  • Reproductive Disorders
    • Male and Female

Day 5
IV Insertion Management

  • IV Practice
  • Clinical Practice of proxy patient
    • Receiving a report
    • Analyzing blood work, EKG, Blood Gas
    • Head-to-Toe assessment
    • Removing infiltrated IV and starting an IV
    • Report to physician using SBAR
    • Giving report
  • Student Evaluation

Resume Review

  • Learn how to write a DYNAMIC resume
    • Know the key words
    • Know the acceptable borders
    • Know the acceptable fonts
  • Learn the courses that will boost your resume
  • Learn how to “Nail the Interview”
    • Know how to respond the scenario questions
    • Know how to respond with “Do you have any questions?”

This does not not mean your resume will be rewritten. The course is taught so you can successfully write your own resume.

Reserve your Seat

Program Information

Program Fee: $700.00

Textbook Included

Each Saturday from 9/7/2019 to 10/5/2019

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

40 Contact Education Hours Awarded

Students will receive a signed patient assessment form

Important Information

We welcome re-entry nurses, experienced nurses and new grads who have been unable to find a job 1 year after graduating.

Also. you do not need an active RN license to take this course.

This course is only offered in Costa Mesa, CA

Last but not least, lunch, snacks and drinks are provided

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