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Printed on 10/1/2016

Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse Refresher

20-510-3 Certificate (C) 7 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you are a licensed practical nurse who has been out of the nursing workforce for more than five years, this program will help you update your skills and clinical performance to return to the nursing field. Your training will cover the nursing process, infection control, medication update, recent trends, the aging population and communications. A precepted clinical experience will help prepare you to return to caring for patients.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
LPN Refresher-Skills & Theory Review
47-543-402
4
Provides the LPN refresher student time to practice and refresh on basic nursing skills utilized. An independent theory review will include the nursing process, infection control, medication update, recent trends, the aging population, communication, documentation and reporting, and scope of practice. A valid Wisconsin LPN license or temporary permit for educational purposes; current CPR for licensed professional which must remain current until completion of the course; health requirement must be met; copy of caregiver background check required.
LPN Refresher-Precepted Clinical
47-543-403
3
LPN refresher students will complete 108 hours of precepted clinical experience. Students must complete 47-543-402 prior to starting this course. A valid Wisconsin LPN license or temporary permit for educational purposes; current CPR for licensed professional which must remain current until completion of the course; health requirement must be met; and a copy of caregiver background check required.

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