This program is designed to meet the needs of Registered Nurses who were once licensed, but let their license lapsed or become inactive. This is most likely due to some changes in life circumstances — raising a family, inability to find a job, etc. In order to return their license to active status, their state Board of Nursing may require that they complete an approved nurse refresher course.
RNs may update their knowledge to meet the requirements of a nursing board or simply acquire a degree of confidence and security before employment. There are two components to the course: (1) Instructor-led component and (2) an optional clinical preceptorship component. The classroom attendance must be completed before the clinical component is arranged.