Back to work for RN

Course Description:

Have you thought of returning to the field but fear that your nursing skills are out of date?  This course might be just what you are looking for!  The course is open to RNs who have a fully active license without probationary status, current attached reports, or filed accusations. You must also have your own malpractice insurance. Theory portion consists of 135 hours of theory content and is held at Health Occupations Center.


Prerequisites:  Passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test.  Clinical portion consists of 196 hours of acute care clinical experience and will be three 8 hours shifts (24 hours) per week at Kaiser Hospital, 4647 Zion Ave., San Diego, 92120. You must be available for day or evening shifts and possible weekend shifts.  Prerequisites for Clinical: successful completion of Theory portion and  possess intermediate level computer and keyboarding skills. This course is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 00446, for 30 contact hours. Additional fees required for physical exam, background check, scrubs and for textbooks.

Registration Fee:  $550.00


Additional Fees:


Approximate Cost

Due Date

American Data Bank immunization tracker, back ground check, and drug screen


When requested



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RN Refresher Course Schedule Information

Start Date

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February 20, 2018

April 12, 2018

Monday - Thursday

8:00 am - 2:00 pm


April 16, 2018

May 31, 2018

Clinical sites, times,and days will vary

Clinical sites, times,and days will vary


Instructor:  E. WhippleRN

How to get started?

Attend an RN Refresher orientation at The Health Occupations Center Office.