nursing

for more information

Susan Reeves
Professor and Chair, Nursing Program
(603) 526-3795

Admissions Office
(800) 272-1015

for more information

Rachel Parsons
Academic Administrative
Assistant to Nursing
& Public Health
(603) 526-3795

nursing update registration

Didactic Times & Dates:

May 19 – June 13, 2014
4 days/week at Colby-Sawyer College
Specific days to be determined

Clinical Times & Dates:

June 16 – July 3, 2014
4 days/week at New London Hospital, New London, N.H.
Specific days to be determined

Application Requirements

Registration for Nursing Update 2014 has now closed.

All applicants must:

  • Submit an application form.

  • Apply for a temporary nursing license from the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. Applicants must have a temporary New Hampshire RN license before beginning the program. A temporary license is issued by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing after acceptance into the course. The temporary license is good for 120 days, only in New Hampshire, and only allows for practice under the supervision of the Board-approved reentry course instructor.

  • Maintain professional liability insurance and submit documentation of proof of professional liability of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 aggregate.

  • Have access to a computer and comfort with navigating electronic documents and computer processes.

  • Provide documentation of a current physical examination indicating that (s)he can safely perform in the clinical setting, with proof of immunizations, including influenza and PPD.

  • Provide documentation of current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. Certification must include adult/child/infant CPR and obstructed airway, 2-person CPR and use of mask-to-mouth. Acceptable courses include:

    • American Heart Association course for Healthcare Providers

    • American Red Cross course for the Professional Rescuer

Some courses certify for two years (preferred) and some for one year. Both sides of signed certification card must be submitted

Tuition

$2,000 for the classroom and clinical learning experiences. This includes all learning materials such as course outlines, bibliography, case studies, study guides. This does not include temporary licensure costs, malpractice insurance, or securing the necessary health and safety requirements such as immunizations or testing procedures. Tuition amount subject to change.

Make a deposit or tuition payment online.

Registration

Class size is limited to a minimum of five and a maximum of eight in order to assure a quality educational experience. As part of the registration process, an application must be completed and submitted and deposit received before acceptance into the program. Once accepted, all registrants must provide assurance of the ability to secure a temporary New Hampshire license.

Course Materials

In lieu of a textbook, there will be articles from current nursing journals provided to each student in electronic format.

Further Information

For questions about course content contact Professor Joan Huber, MS, RN-BC, CNE at Colby-Sawyer College Nursing Department at (603) 526-3795 or email jhuber@colby-sawyer.edu. For questions about course logistics contact Rachel Parsons at (603) 526-3795 or email rparsons@colby-sawyer.edu.

This course has been approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.