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NLN PRE-ENTRANCE EXAM PREPARATION (LAH 0242): Prepare for the National League of Nursing (NLN) pre-entrance exam in this comprehensive review course. The NLN pre-entrance exam is required if you are seeking admission to most Health Career programs at Harper College. This preparation course is taught by content experts who will review verbal areas such as root words, vocabulary and reading, math, biology, anatomy, chemistry and basic test taking strategies.

RN REFRESHER (LNU 8100): Restart your career as a registered nurse in this refresher course. The first part of this unique program utilizes a blended approach to help you hone your critical thinking skills as you become familiar with the most current trends in nursing care. During the second part of the course, the Nursing Field Experience provides the opportunity to put theory into practice in a clinical setting. If you have been licensed in the US and desire to return to a patient care setting, this course is for you. Twenty CEs are awarded for RN license renewal in Illinois. Students must be pre-approved for the RN Refresher program.

RN REFRESHER THEORY AND SKILLS REVIEW (LNU 8101): This course is the classroom portion of the RN Refresher course (LNU8100); students in this section do not participate in the Nursing Field Experience. Designed for foreign trained nurses who are preparing to take the nursing licensing exam. The blended format of this course will help you become familiar with the most current trends in nursing care and the Nurse Practice Act in Illinois. As a student at Harper College, you will also have access to all of the nursing resources at the college to help you prepare for the licensing exam. Students must be pre-approved for the RN Refresher program.

Please note, not all courses are offered every semester.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: If you hold a US nursing license (active or inactive), you should enroll in RN Refresher, LNU8100. Students participate in classroom learning, skills day and clinical practice.

A: If you hold a foreign nursing license enroll in RN Refresher Theory and Skills Review, LNU8101. Students participate in classroom learning and skills day.

A: If you have never taken or did not pass the NCLEX exam, enroll in RN Refresher Theory and Skills Review, LNU8101. Students participate in classroom learning and skills day.

A: Yes. Nurses who hold a license (active or inactive) and successfully pass the classroom requirements of their course will receive a certificate verifying 20 CEs earned, the total needed to renew RN license in Illinois.

A:  $2449  RN Refresher (LNU8100) - Must hold US nursing license (active or inactive)

     $1049  RN Refresher Theory and Skills Review (LNU8101) - Foreign licensed nurses or those who have not passed the NCLEX exam

A: Students purchase instructional supplies and disposable lab supplies. For those in RN Refresher (LNU8100) there are also varying expenses related to clinical practice requirements.

A: Inquiring students must complete RN Refresher Questionnaire. Next, we recommend attending a complementary information session to meet an instructor who can answer your questions.

A: After you are approved, you may enroll when the semester registration opens. Since there are a limited number of seats available, we recommend registering as early as possible.