Program Description

The LPN Refresher curriculum provides a refresher course for individuals previously licensed as Practical Nurses who are ineligible for reentry into nursing practice due to a lapse in licensure for five or more years.

An individual entering this curriculum must have been previously licensed as a Practical Nurse in North Carolina.  Candidates should confirm with the NC Board of Nursing if this course would meet their requirements for reinstatement.

This refresher course is taught online with a clinical component. Clinical hours are obtained from long term care facilities or hospital agencies. Attempts are made to schedule these hours at facilities in close proximity or surrounding areas of the student’s home.

All health admission is two phases. Complete your general application to the college first then submit the Phase II LPN Refresher Program Application per application instructions.

The next LPN Refresher Course is planned for Fall Semester 2024 (August 2024).  

The application window for the Fall 2024 cohort will be April 15th through June 21st..

Note: Criteria are reviewed periodically and subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

  • Cruise ships
  • Health and fitness clubs
  • Health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Home health care agencies
  • Medical offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Private practices
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Spa

Educational Opportunities

  • LPN Refresher – 1 Semester to Complete

Contact Information

To learn more, contact:

Dr. Sharon Snow, Executive Director of Nursing Education


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