Interested in a RN Refresher course?  Here are the steps to get you started... 

Step 1:  Register for a Health Occupations Center Orientation

.  Click  HERE to register and view details for our Orientations.  
  • Orientation attendance is MANDATORY
  • Orientation attendance will not be recorded for anyone entering orientation 15 minutes late or more.

Step 2:  Take a Health Occupations Center Entry Screening Test.   

  • Testing information/dates/times will be released at the orientation.
  • You will be able to register for the HOC Entry Screening Test 48 hours after your attend orientation.
  • Interested in preparing for the HOC Entry Screening Test?  
    • Click HERE for a review guide to prepare for the HOC Entry Screening Test (CASAS Reading Goals Test)
    • Look under HOC Courses and English Review Classes.  Register for any open English Review Classes.
  • Have you already taken the CASAS Reading Goals test and received a minimum score of 228?  Click HERE to use your CASAS Reading Goals score 

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Have you thought of returning to the field but fear that your nursing skills are out of date?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 English Assessment test.  Clinical portion consists of 196hours 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, 2019

December 18, 2018


8:00 am – 4:30 pm


January 2020

May 2020

Clinical times and days will vary

Clinical times and days will vary

Scrub Color:  Khaki scrub top and black scrub pant




K. Brock and F. Danandeh


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.