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RN Return to Practice
Course Information

Refresher Program Nurse

Course Credit: 15 CEUs

Course Description: A comprehensive program designed for the licensed professional nurse returning to clinical practice. The course will integrate contemporary concepts in pathophysiology, physical assessment, and pharmacology to the care of culturally diverse adult medical surgical patients during classroom, online, and clinical experiences.

Cost: $1,800.00 Full payment is due at Registration.

Payment can be made by MasterCard or Visa.  No email registrations/payments are accepted.

NOTES: Registration is a 2 part process. First, register for the course by downloading and submitting the appropriate form for the class you wish to take:

  • Registration forms for 2016 will be available soon.

Once registered for the course, contract with Certified Background to complete the pre-course requirements.

The Office of Academic Outreach offers the RN Return to Practice course as a continuing education opportunity. This course does not guarantee job placement or employment.

Refund Policy: If you need to cancel your registration, to receive a refund we must receive your written request for cancellation no less than two weeks prior to the course start date. A $175 processing fee will be charged.

Pre-Course Requirements: After registering for the course, review the pre-course, clinical requirements located at the link on the right side of this page.  All required documentation must be submitted to Certified Background two weeks before the first class.  Failure to successfully complete the pre-course requirements will prevent clinical placement.

Class size: A minimum of 8 students will be required to hold the class.  The Office of Academic Outreach reserves the right to cancel any course not reaching the minimum student enrollment.  The class is limited to a maximum of 16.

Classes: GMU Fairfax Campus, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Parking is available in campus parking decks for a daily fee of $14.00.

Clinicals: Virginia Hospital Center, 6:30 am – 4:00 pm

Course Dates: List of class and clinical dates for each course can be found on Upcoming Classes page.

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