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Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Nurse Refresher Courses

The list of courses provided in this document are for the information and convenience of the public and the inclusion of a particular course does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of the course by the Iowa Board of Nursing. 

Located in Iowa

​Course Provider  Location RN Refresher Course LPN Refresher Course

Des Moines Area Community College Continuing Education

515-964-6200

1-800-362-2127

https://www.dmacc.edu/conteddesc/Pages/healthcare.aspx

Des Moines, IA

RN Refresher Course

80 hours of theory

80 hours of clinical

 

 

St. Luke's College UnityPoint Health

2800 Pierce Street Sioux City, IA 51104

712-279-3149

800-352-4600 ex 3149

https://www.stlukescollege.edu

Sioux City, IA

RN Refresher Course

80 hours didactic content

80 hours of clinical

 

Located Outside Iowa

Course Provider  Location RN Refresher Course LPN Refresher Course

Connecticut League for Nursing Online RN Refresher Course

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D Meriden, CT 0645Z

203-235-6873

https://connecticutleaguefornursing.org

Online

Refresher Course: RN

Four module virtual RN

Refresher course 

 

Nurse Refresher Program Idaho Nursing Action Coalition

208-367-1171

http://www.nurserefresher.org/

Idaho

Refresher Course: RN

Self-study module

Clinical preceptorship

 

South Dakota State University

Office of Continuing Nursing Education

Box 2275, Wagner Hall 207 

Brookings, SD 57007

888-216-9806, option 5 

https://www.sdstate.edu/nursing-continuing-professional-development/refresher-course-rn

https://www.sdstate.edu/nursing-continuing-professional-development/refresher-course-lpn

Brookings, SD

Refresher Course: RN

120 hours of theory (online)

80 hours of supervised clinical (completed in home community)

Refresher Course: LPN

80 hours of theory (online)

80 hours of supervised clinical (completed in home community)

SigmaMarketplace

sigmamarketplace.org

https://www.sigmamarketplace.org/return-to-nursing-a-refresher-program-online-course

Online

Return to Nursing: A Refresher Program

7 courses (online)

54.3 continuing nursing education (CNE) credits Theory class only.

If you have a board order that requires theory and clinical, this class will not meet those requirements.