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Nurse Refresher Module III - Lab Practicum

Dates: October 21-23, 2024

Meets: M, Tu and W from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Brashier - Bldg 202 203

Registration Fee: $749.00

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MODULE III: SKILLS LAB PRACTICUM XNUR 513 - 3 days with 24 hours
Face-to-Face Lab at the Brashier Campus of Greenville Technical College

Pre-Requisite Enrollment Requirements: Successful completion of Modules I and II above (XNUR 507 AND XNUR 512)
At the completion of this practicum, the nurse refresher will demonstrate competency and renewed self-confidence in the following areas:
1. Application of critical thinking skills in the demonstration of the following are-as/skills:
a. safety and infection control.
b. dosage calculation and medication administration.
c. venipuncture and intravenous therapy.
d. central venous access with blood sampling and care.
e. tracheostomy suctioning and care.
f. systematic physical assessment with identification of problems and interven-tions.
2. Demonstration of accurate and appropriate documentation in electronic health records.
3. Demonstration of knowledge and proficiency with the components of emotional intelligence (EI) to include the following:
a. effective communication.
b. enthusiasm and positive attitude.
c. effective teamwork and networking.
d. effective critical thinking and problem solving.
e. conduct that always displays professionalism.
4. Understanding the role and scope of practice for both the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse, citing the differences between the two.

During this lab practicum, a Greenville Technical College ID badge is issued to the candidate nurse refresher.

The nurse must be able to perform the following necessary activities:

  1. Communication: The ability sufficient for interaction with others in verbal and written form (Example: Explain treatment procedures; initiate health teaching; document and interpret nursing actions and patient responses).
  2. Critical Thinking: The ability sufficient for clinical judgment (Example: Identify cause/effect relationships in clinical situations; develop nursing care plans and calculate medication dosages accurately).
  3. Environment: The ability to work in healthcare settings (Example: Work in environment with temperature changes; frequent contact with water or other liquids; sufficient noise to cause distraction and hazards where there is danger to body or health).
  4. Hearing: The ability sufficient to monitor and assess health needs (Example: Hear monitor alarm, emergency signals, auscultatory sounds and cries for help).
  5. Interpersonal: Abilities sufficient from a variety of social, emotional, cultural and intellectual backgrounds (Example: Establish and maintain supportive relationships with patients and other healthcare providers).
  6. Mobility: The ability sufficient to move from room to room and maneuver in small spaces; ability to lift, position, push or transfer patients (Example: Move around in patients’ rooms, work spaces and treatment areas; administer CPR; pushes, pulls or moves/lifts equipment and supplies [up to 25 pounds]; ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch; prolonged standing and walking).
  7. Motor Skills: Gross and fine motor skills sufficient to provide safe and effective nursing care (Example: Calibrate and use equipment; position patients; assist patients in and out of bed; use coordinated finger and hand movements).
  8. Self-Care: The ability to present professional appearance and implement measures to maintain own health and not place patient in jeopardy (Examples: Implement universal precautions; use good personal hygiene; have no lesions or irritations [Example: hangnails, psoriasis, eczema, blisters]; no nail biting).
  9. Smell: Olfactory senses sufficient for maintaining environmental and patient safety (Example: Distinguish smells that are contributory to assessing and/or maintaining patient’s health status [i.e., smelling smoke]).
  10. Tactile: The ability sufficient for assessment of physical health status (Example: Perform palpation, functions of physical assessment [taking pulse and perceiving temperature] and/or related to therapeutic intervention [i.e., insertion of a catheter]).
  11. Visual: Near and far visual acuity sufficient for observation, assessment and implementation (Example: Observe patient responses; read patients’ records, including physicians’ orders; administer and document medications; read gauges, digital printouts and computer screens).


Fee: $749.00

Fee Breakdown

Category Description Amount
Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee$ 699.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Alternate registration fee$ 0.00
Mandatory FeeSkills Lab Fee$ 50.00

Brashier - Bldg 202 203

Brashier Campus, Building 202, Room 203
Greenville Technical College
1830 West Georgia Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680

Brashier Campus Map and Driving Directions

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Date Day Time Location
10/21/2024Monday8 AM to 5 PM Brashier - Bldg 202 203
10/22/2024Tuesday8 AM to 5 PM Brashier - Bldg 202 203
10/23/2024Wednesday8 AM to 5 PM Brashier - Bldg 202 203


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