Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5739
First Term: 2011 Summer I   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 10
CIP Code: 51.3801

Occupational Area: Health Science
Instructional Council: Nursing Program (42)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nurse Refresher program provides registered nurses with a review and update of nursing theory and practice. The Nurse Refresher program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Successful program completion satisfies the Arizona State Board of Nursing RN license renewal requirement for applicants who do not meet the practice mandate as stated in The Nurse Practice Act, R4-19312 (B).

Health Declaration: It is essential that Nursing students be able to perform a number of physical activities in the clinical portion of the program. At a minimum, students will be required to lift patients, stand for several hours at a time and perform bending activities. The clinical nursing experience also places students under considerable mental and emotional stress as they undertake responsibilities and duties impacting patients` lives. Students must be able to demonstrate rational and appropriate behavior under stressful conditions. Individuals should give careful consideration to the mental and physical demands of the program prior to making application.

Required Courses
NUR228 Registered Nurse Refresher 6
+NUR229 Registered Nurse Preceptorship 4
Credits: 10

Program Competencies
1. Understand and implement the nursing process that provides safe client care to patients with selected medical conditions. (NUR228)
2. Applies scientific principles and clinical reasoning to safely provide evidence-based clinically competent care within the current healthcare environment. (NUR229)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 22, 2011

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.