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Nurse Refresher Module IV Clinical Externship

Dates: June 19 - September 9, 2024

Meets: W and M from 12 N to 12 N

Location: 000-No Location Needed

Registration Fee: $299.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Under the supervision of an RN nurse preceptor, the nurse refresher will demonstrate satisfactory integration of the nursing process (theoretical knowledge with nursing skills) in compliance with the regulations of the SC State Board of Nursing and the ANA Code of Nurses.
Pre-Requisite Enrollment Requirements:
o U.S. licensed RN - All participants must hold a previous or current U.S. registered (RN) license.
o Completion of MODULES I, II, and III (XNUR 507, XNUR 512, XNUR 513) within the prior six months.
o Submission for approval: Immunization History and Student Health Form.
o Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS training.
o Professional RN liability insurance in claims occurrence policy of $1,000,000 and $6,000,000.
o Acceptable background check for clinical externship placement.
o Comprehensive Background Screen with APPLYA: Access here:

Responsibilities of the nurse refresher for successful clinical externship placement include the following:

  • Secure a clinical site and RN preceptor based on preceptor guidelines.
  • Submit the appropriate application to the SC Board of Nursing.
  • Ensure eligibility to participate in a clinical externship.
  • Submit prior to enrollment documentation of immunization history and student physical health form.
  • Assume an active role in planning and scheduling the 84 clinical hours.
  • Review and understand the expectations of the RN preceptor’s clinical evaluation.
  • Complete a facility orientation (if required).
  • Prepare to work the preceptor’s hours: possibly 12-hour shift, days, nights, weekends, holidays.
  • 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).
  12. Computer Skills: Capable of navigating and completing online electronic health record.


Fee: $299.00

000-No Location Needed

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Date Day Time Location
06/19/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
06/24/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
06/26/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/01/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/03/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/08/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/10/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/15/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/17/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/22/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/24/2024Wednesday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed
07/29/2024Monday12 N to 12 N 000-No Location Needed


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