Nurse Refresher Course RN/LVN
Best American Healthcare University offers RN and LVN nurse refresher courses in Riverside CA. We also have online nurse refresher courses. Our profound Nurse refresher course is one of the premier in the Inland Empire. BAHU nurse refresher classes come with ceus for nurses. We serve Ontario, CA residents, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, Upland, Pomona, Corona, Moreno Valley, and the whole of Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino counties), Orange county, Los Angeles and beyond.
This Nurse Refresher course is designed for nurses who have not practiced nursing for an extended period of time, or have been working in a field where they didn't utilize their "hands-on clinical skills". The goal of this class is to give and update nurses' knowledge and skills. Strong emphasis is placed on clinical nursing procedures. This 5- day class will help increase the skills and confidence of RN's and LPN's as they return to the clinical setting. It is also a very useful course for new graduate nurses.
This course is approved for CE Credits with the BRN & BVNPT
Available classroom and online
RN/LVN Nurse Refresher Course
At the end of this 5 day seminar, students will feel comfortable working as an RN/LPN in a clinical setting, such as acute care settings and sub acute as well as working in a nursing home especially in the areas of blood draw, IV therapy and EKG interpretation. Choose CPI or MAB as a bonus to the class.
What you get:
EKG certification for nurses (Online)
MAB OR CPI Online(Bonus- Choose one) (Price not included in the course)
IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal Refresher (Classroom)
Nursing pharmacology review (Online)
For classroom, Please register above with $350 deposit to reserve your seat, or pay $699 in full. (you do not have to have a paypal account when you get to the page, scroll down to where it says pay with a debit card)
You can also take this class online for $699.
40 CE Credits available.
DAY ONE TO THREE (9AM TO 5PM): IV THERAPY & BLOOD WITHDRAW REFRESHER WITH HANDS-ON PRACTICE AND LIVE DRAWS.
DAY FOUR: (ONLINE) EKG/DYSRHYTHMIA INTERPRETATION CERTIFICATION
DAY FIVE: (ONLINE) NURSING PHARMACOLOGY REVIEW.
BONUS: Crisis Prevention Intervention OR Management of Assaultive Behavior Online Course
Dates for IV therapy and blood draw refresher (9am to 5pm) first 3 days, 4th day is for EKG Certification 9am to 2pm (online)
Aug 20, 21, 22 (Riverside)
Sept. 3, 4, 5 (Riverside)
Sept 17, 18, 19 (Riverside)
Oct 1, 2, 3 (Ontario)
Oct 15,16, 17 (Riverside)
Oct 29, 30, 31 (Ontario)
Nov 12, 13, 14 (Riverside)
Dec 10, 11, 12 (Ontario)
How online nurse refresher course works:
1. Register and pay the initial deposit of $349 or the full amount of $699
2. Receive study materials at your doorstep within five business days
3. Take the program and the exam review with the help of an online instructor.(must be completed within 4 weeks or you request an extension)
4. Assignments are divided into week one, week two, three and four and are due every Tuesday of the four weeks.(Your online instructor will guide you)
5. Pay the remaining $350 two weeks after the initial deposit if you choose the two payment option (automatic debit)
6. Complete the course on the fourth week and receive your certificate in the mail with the state approved CE credits.
Upon the completion of the nurse refresher course, students will:
-Describe the anatomy of the skin, the microscopic structure of the vein and the location of veins in the upper and lower extremities of the body
-Explain the psychological preparation of the patient prior to IV therapy
-Explain the universal precautions for infection control
-Describe the indications for intravenous therapy, types of venipuncture devices and types of delivery systems.
-Describe types of intravenous fluids
-Explain the preparation and immobilization of the venipuncture site
-Explain the observation of a patient undergoing intravenous therapy and regulation of the fluid flow
-Explain local and systemic reactions and interventions.
-Explain methods of blood withdrawal which are venipunture, skin puncture (capillary blood withdrawal) and arterial puncture
-Explain homeostasis, the three major organs effecting homeostasis, and functions of electrolytes.
-Calculate the correct volume and dosage for a prescribed IV medication dose
-Explain how to select the appropriate method in a given situation.
-Describe the different safety measures during blood withdrawal
-Explain the possible complications as well as possible interventions for each complication episode
-Describe the preparation of the withdrawal site
-Explain the proper documentation associated with IV therapy and blood withdrawal
-Describe the general anatomical structures of the heart.
-Identify the heart’s electrical properties
-Describe the right-versus the left-sided mechanical functions of the heart.
-Explain proper electrode placement for EKG monitoring.
-Identify the components of the normal EKG complex.
-Utilize the 5-step method for EKG interpretation.
-Identify the criteria for arrhythmias, clinical significance and treatment modalities.
-Identify the assessment sequence and techniques for pulmonary, cardiac and vascular diseases.
-Describe different types of vascular diseases and their complications.
-Outline diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
-Perform a 12 lead and right-sided EKG.
-Identify frequently used telemetry cardiac drugs, mechanism of action, side effects, adverse effects and nursing considerations.