RN REFRESHER PROGRAM
The New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON) approved CCM’s popular RN Refresher Program, which is held every other spring. It will next be held in the Spring of 2021.
ATTENDANCE AT THE OPEN HOUSE INFORMATION SESSION IS MANDATORY.
This mandatory session will identify whether the RN Refresher program is for you. The session reviews the RN Refresher application process and NJBON requirements. We will discuss class schedule, admission requirements for health and physical exams, criminal background checks and go over expectations for licensing requirements. There is no fee to attend the Mandatory Information Session.
EACH APPLICANT FOR THE RN REFRESHER COURSE MUST REGISTER FOR THE FOLLOWING BEFORE PROCEEDING:
To continue through the registration process, you will be required to separately register and pay a $99 processing fee. This NON-REFUNDABLE fee covers expenses incurred by the college to admit you into the program. NRS 424
RN Refresher non-refundable processing fee: $99
Applicant Information Sessions will be scheduled following registration.
RN REFRESHER PROGRAM (LECTURE/CLINICAL) – Next offered Spring 2021
This is an intensive program for RN’s who want to return to the nursing workforce and need to update their skills and nursing theory. Also excellent for current RN’s in non-clinical roles wanting to revive their clinical skills. In this program you will acquire the nursing knowledge and skills to assist with re-entry or initial entry to the acute care and long-term care setting. The program consists of 24 lecture hours at County College of Morris and 77 clinical hours of experiences arranged at an area hospital. The clinical experience is mandatory. Topics include: physical assessment, skills review, pharmacology update, legal and ethical issues, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, infection control and assessment and nursing management of major clinical problems. Objectives of the program include and are not limited to: 1) Employing the nursing process utilizing critical thinking and clinical judgment in the acute care and long term care setting. 2) Review and increase knowledge related to care of patients with common medical surgical conditions, including use of technology and psychomotor skills. NRS 427
INSTRUCTOR: CCM Nursing Staff
Total of 19 Sessions, 101 hours
Lectures will be held in the CCM Nursing Laboratory.
Clinical Sessions are upon assignment to local hospitals.
Cost (lecture and clinical): $1,800
Lecture Series: 8 Sessions, 24 hours
Nursing Laboratory, Cohen Hall
Clinical & Lab Sessions: 11 Sessions, 77 hours
Location: TBD (assignments to a local hospital)