RN Refresher Program
Our RN refresher program is for registered nurses who
- have not been actively practicing.
- have been working in nursing positions other than acute care.
- need to reactivate their Washington State licensure.
Content in the program includes up-to-date information on
- the nursing process
- ethics and legal issues
- mental health assessment
- the pathophysiology and management of common medical-surgical conditions
Other topics include:
- pain management
- nutrition and hydration
- pediatric assessment
The skills review and clinical practicum provide opportunities to refresh nursing skills and to work with an instructor in an adult acute care setting. BC is a Washington State approved refresher program.
Spring 2011 Program Details
- Classes begin March 24, 2011 (Orientation)
- Class Size: 32
- RN's with the least time lapsed in the profession will get priority placement if there is over enrollment in the program.
- Theory classes will be held weekdays (between the hours of 8am to 5pm) at the main campus (3 to 5 days per week).
- Tuition is $3,165 (3 payments)
- $54.00 application fee (non-refundable)
- Additional Costs: books, supplies, immunizations, CPR and background check
- Program includes: Theory (110 Hours), Clinical (72 Hours) and Preceptorship (96 Hours)
- You must pass each section before moving on to next section
- Program completion by July 31, 2011
How to Apply
- Complete attached RN Refresher Application [PDF].
- Include $54.00 non-refundable application fee (made payable to Bellevue College).
- Complete Certified National Background Check [PDF] (hard copy of results must be included, confirmation not acceptable)
- Complete Immunizations/CPR [PDF]
- Application deadline has been extended to March 11, 2011
Note: Applications will not be processed until all requirements have been received.
Mail or hand-deliver your completed application along with background check results, immunizations, CPR and check to:
RN Refresher Program
Health Science, Education & Wellness Institute, R130
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007