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RN Refresher Course in Acute Care

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Fee: $1,269.00 + $30.00 registration fee

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Course number: WLS 301-9101

Course title: RN Nursing Refresher Course

This 6-week refresher course provides nurses with an update of both the theoretical content and clinical practice in acute care needed to return to employment in nursing.

Register early as this course has limited enrollment. In case of course cancellation, you will be notified one week prior to the course start date. Please call 508.999.9202 with any further questions.


Fall 2014 Schedule 

Eight lectures at the UMass Dartmouth Fairhaven campus (200 Mill Road)

(Six Tuesdays and two Thursdays)

Tuesdays: September 9, 16, 23, 30; October 7, 14
Thursdays: September 11, 18



Three skill labs at the UMass Dartmouth campus (Dion 203)

(Three Saturdays)

Saturdays, September 27, October 4, 11



Hospital Observation Visit at St. Luke's Hospital

(One Wednesday)

Wednesday, October 2


Professional hospital attire required. Includes a debriefing conference at 2:00pm.

Content Areas (in Acute Care)

  • Infection Control
  • Diabetes
  • Pain Management 
  • Cardiac Nursing 
  • Respiratory Nursing 
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health
  • Stroke Patients 
  • Wound Care 
  • Neurologic Review 
  • Patient Advocate 
  • GI System


  • Master’s Degree or PhD-prepared    
  • Clinical specialists who are knowledgeable in all areas of their specialties   

Printable Registration Form (PDF)

Use course number WLS 301-9101. The course's official name is "RN Nursing Refresher Course."


RN Refresher Lab Photo (Spring, 2012)  Picture of RN Refresher lab group