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Refresher Course Criteria

Board Criteria for Nursing Refresher Course: Appendices to Minnesota Administrative Rules, Chapter 6305.0800 and 6310.3800, February 2012:

Refresher Course Criteria

Faculty Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing minimum, masters preferred.
  • Recent clinical experience or clinical teaching experience.
Course Content Guidelines
  • Review of Nurse Practice Act, rules, position statements
  • Determination of individual scope of practice
  • Review of the clinical problem solving process (systematic approach) for the provision of individualized, goal directed care and evaluation
  • Pharmacology review
  • Medication administration
  • Documentation, quality assurance and legal implications for nursing practice
Course Hour Requirements
  • Theory
    • 60 minimum including skills component

  • Clinical
    • 80 minimum
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