The RN/LPN Refresher course is designed to provide meaningful instruction and practice for the inactive nurse to assist in the development of skills and knowledge required to assume a position as a staff nurse on a medical surgical unit. Contemporary nursing activities such as the role of the RN and LPN will be covered in theory class with the opportunity to practice and develop nursing skills in a hospital setting.
Program Requirement: Students must have a current Pennsylvania Nursing License or confirmation of past licensing through validation with the PA State Board of Nursing. Each candidate participating in the clinical experience is required to provide criminal and child abuse background check and immunization verification. Information can be found at Background checks and Child abuse clearance. This information is covered in detail at the “mandatory orientation session” prior to acceptance into program. See immunization information.
License Reactivation Students: The student must contact the PA Board of Nursing at 717.783.7142 to receive the “PA board of Nursing Reactivation Requirements Information” booklet prior to acceptance into the program. The student with an “inactive license” will be required to take and pass an NLN test at the completion of this program for license reactivation. One seating for the NLN is included in the tuition.
Additional Information: Malpractice insurance is included in tuition. Testing is planned throughout the program and students must maintain a 76% class average as well as passing the clinical component to receive a certificate. Textbooks are required for students; they will be available the first week of class. Tuition does not include book cost. Attendance is mandatory; there will be only one excused clinical absence with a required make up day. All clinical time must be satisfied in order to receive a certificate and/or sit for the NLN. All medical requirements must be complete and on file with CCAC prior to attending clinical.
Competencies/Skills to be Learned
Suggestions for completing immunization requirements for RN/LPN Refresher-Reactivation Program
Mandatory Orientation: Orientation is September 15, 2014, 10:00AM at Boyce Campus. Attendance is required and student must be registered for the course.
Course Registration: Registration can be completed on line or by phoning the call-in-center 412.369.3701.
Registration Deadline: Please register before September 12, 2014.
Monday & Tuesday
7:00AM – 3:30PM
Wednesday & Thursday
9:00AM – 1:00PM
Marilynn J Toth