How to get started?

The next opportunity to join the RN Refresher class will be fall 2019.  Please check our website for details in the spring of 2019.



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Have you thought of returning to the field but fear that your nursing skills are out of date?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 The Health Occupations Center.



A 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 hour shifts (24 hours) per week.  You must be available for day or evening shifts and possible weekends.  Prerequisite 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. 


Registration Cost: 



Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)


Approximate Cost

Due Date

American Data Immunization tracker, back ground check, and drug screen


When requested



First day of class



RN Refresher Course Schedule Information

Start Date

End Date

Days of the Week



October 1, 2018

December 18, 2018


9:00 am – 2:00 pm


10:30 am – 2:00 pm -


January 2019

April 2019

Clinical times and days will vary

Clinical times and days will vary

Scrub Color:  Khaki scrub top and black scrub pant







Refund policy for this class:

There is a $25.00 charge for all refunds prior to 48 hours of the start of this class.  No refunds after that time.