RN Refresher Course

Who MUST attend a Registered Nurse Refresher Course?
  • Registered nurses that are applying for reinstatement of their Texas nursing license after more than 4 years of inactive or delinquent status are required to complete a "nursing refresher course".
  • Registered nurses that are applying for Texas nursing licensure coming from another state who have not been employed as a registered nurse within the last 4 years.
Who is WELCOME to attend the Registered Nurse Refresher Course?
  • Registered nurses currently licensed in the state of Texas who have been away from the clinical setting for a period of time (typically more than 4 years) who want a good medical/surgical refresher before going back to the clinical setting.

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Course Start Dates:
Fall 2016: August 5, 2016
Spring 2017: January 13, 2017
Summer 2017: April 7, 2017

Course Enrollment Fee: $3000 (Various Enrollment Options Available)
This fee includes: course registration, skills lab fee, malpractice insurance, background check, HIPPA training, AHA Basic Life Support training, electronic health record (charting) access. This fee is non-refundable. For more information on addtional course options please see the Course Syllabus.

Clinical Affiliations: UTHSCSA School of Nursing has clinical affiliations with health care organizations within San Antonio and select locations throughout the state. The following health care organizations currently participate in the RN Refresher program:

San Antonio locations Additional locations
CHRISTUS VNA (Home Care and Hospice) Central Texas Medical Center (San Marcos)
IMPACT Urgent Care Hill Country Memorial (Fredericksburg)
Methodist Healthcare System Medina Healthcare System (Hondo)
STVHCS Audie L. Murphy Division USMD Hospital at Arlington
University Health System The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)
Southwest General Hospital
Theda Oaks Endoscopy Center
Stone Oak Surgery Center

Prospective Students

If you are interested in attending the RN Refresher Course, please review the Detailed Course Information below:

RN Refresher Course Coordinator/Instructor:

Kimberly Cox, MS, RN, NE-BC
Nurse Educator
Department of Lifelong Learning
UTHSCSA School of Nursing
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7946
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
(210) - 567 - 1356

Course Authorizing Agency: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 East Anderson Lane, Austin, Texas 78752 (www.thecb.state.tx.us). Nurse Re-Entry Project course development funded by: Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. Project Director: Kirk White, MSN, RN, Austin Community College. Project Partners: Collin Community College District; El Paso Community College; Midland College; North Harris College; STARLINK; Texas Hospital Association.

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