Printed on 9/28/2021

Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse Refresher

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

*If general education courses are required, they 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

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • LPN Refresher-Skills & Theory Review
    47-543-402
    4Credit
    N/A

    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
    3Credit
    N/A

    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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