RN REFRESHER PROGRAM â€“ New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJ BON) approved RN Refresher Program is held every other spring.Â Join us in 2023, as course will not be offered again until 2025.Â Interested candidates must attend the mandatory information session on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Virtual Meeting) This mandatory session is to identify whether the RN Refresher program is for you.Â We will review 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 this information session.Â Registration is required in order to receive a Zoom link.Â NRS-428.
RN REFRESHER MANDATORY INFO SESSION (NRS-428E)Â
1 session:Â 2 hours
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wed, Feb 1, 2023
Following this information session, any prospective student interested in moving forward in the RN Refresher course must register and pay for the following Program Screening in order to be reviewed and accepted.
RN REFRESHER PROGRAM SCREENING (NRS-424E)
Please register and pay the $99 NON-REFUNDABLE processing fee, which covers expenses incurred by the college to admit you into the program.Â You must register for your screening clearance no later than April 9.
REGISTRATION COMING SOON FOR SCREENING
SPRING 2023 COURSE DATES AND TIMES
RN Refresher Program (NRS-429E)
This is an intensive program for RNâ€™s who want to return to the nursing workforce and need to update their skills and nursing theory, or for current RNâ€™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, 8 nursing lab hours and 64 clinical hours arranged at an area hospital. The clinical experience is mandatory. Topics include: physical assessment, skills review, pharmacology update, and nursing management of major clinical problems.Â Objectives include and are not limited to: 1) Employing the nursing process utilizing critical thinking and clinical judgment 2) Reviewing and increasing knowledge related to care of patients with common medical-surgical conditions, including use of technology and psychomotor skills.
INSTRUCTOR:Â CCM Nursing FacultyÂ
Total of 18 sessions, 100 hours, May 15-June 15, 2023
Lectures and lab will be held on the CCM campus.
Clinical Sessions are upon assignment to local hospitals.
Cost (lecture and clinical): $2,300
Lecture Series: 8 Sessions, 24 hours
Mon, Tues, Wed, May 15-31
(No class May 29)
Lab Session: 1 session, 8 hours
Thurs June 1, 8 a.m-4:30 p.m.
Cohen Hall 163-165
Final exam: in-person: 1 session, 4 hours
Fri June 2, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Clinical Sessions: 8 Sessions, 64 hours
Location: TBD (assignments to a local hospital)
Time: Approximately 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mon-Thurs, June 5-15, 2023