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Nurse Refresher

Designed for LPNs & RNs

If you have maintained your FL Board of Nursing license and want to update your skills and gain employment, the Nurse Refresher Program is for you! 

Classes are offered days, evenings, and weekends in the classroom, the skills lab, and the human patient simulator lab. Testing follows each class. All classes are approved for continuing education credits and are reported to CE Broker. (Courses are not for college credit.)

The Nurse Refresher Program is developed and guided by an Advisory Committee made up of Daytona State College faculty and individuals representing Volusia and Flagler community agencies.


Sample Course List

  • Rapid Response: Head-To-Toe Assessment

  • Patient Assessment: From Across the Room

  • IV Therapy Certification Course – 38 hours

  • IV Therapy Refresher Course – 6 hours

  • Basic EKG Skills

  • Integrating Spirituality into the Healing Arts

  • Addictions/Substance Use Disorder –New Scientific Discoveries

  • Dementia on the Rise

  • Review of Gastrointestinal System

  • Review of Neurological System

  • Review of Respiratory System

  • Review of Cardiovascular System

  • Review of Medical Terminology

  • Review of Endocrine System

  • Chronic Kidney Disease: The Unknown Epidemic

  • Microbiology Review

  • Best Practices for Wound Care

  • Nursing Skills Lab: Urinary Catheter Care/Sterile Dressing

  • Nursing Skills Lab: Nasal Gastric Tube and Suctioning

  • Nursing Skills Lab: IV’s with Calculations and Tracheostomy Care

  • Review of Commonly Used Meds: Medication Administration and Respiratory, Cardiac, Anti-Infectives and Neurologic Meds

  • Review of Commonly Used Meds: Renal, Reproductive, Diabetic, Pain, Steroids, GI, Anesthetic, etc.

  • Recognizing and Responding to Lab Values


 It's Easy to Get Started!

  • Start any time.

  • Customize your plan to meet your needs, goals, and schedule.

  • Take courses at your own pace, whether it’s days, nights, and/or weekends.

  • Pay as you go on a course-by-course basis.


How It Works

  • Call us at 386-506-3522 to schedule your FREE initial consultation. During this meeting, we’ll work together to map out your employment and educational goals and develop an individualized learning plan. Bring your updated resume, a copy of your Florida nursing license, and any other certifications you may have.

  • Complete your customized refresher courses at your own pace. Suggested courses will vary depending on your prior experience and current career goals. We’ll check in with you along the way to help you stay on track and motivated to reach your goals.

  • As you near completion of your coursework, we’ll connect with you again. If it’s the right fit for you, we can assist with finding a clinical preceptorship to help you gain work experience.

Call 386-506-3522 Today to get started!

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Daytona State College 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114 (386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is an equal opportunity institution.

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Last updated: 2020-08-03T20:25:39.983Z