Nursing Continuing Education

RN Refresher Program

The Cleveland State University School of Nursing’s RN Refresher Program has been redesigned with your needs in mind!6

This shorter, more focused program will allow you to update your nursing knowledge and clinical understanding in only 8 weeks, whether it be to move to a new position or return to employment in nursing.


The program meets the Ohio Board of Nursing requirements for continuing education needed to reactivate an inactive / lapsed license or renew a volunteer certificate.


7 Class Sessions - March 23 - May 4, 2018
Fridays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (lunch on your own each day)
Lab Sessions - May 7-11, 2018
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

LOCATION: Cleveland State University Main Campus
Julka Hall (JH), Room 235
2485 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

TUITION: $1895
Credit or Debit Card payment ONLY. No check, cash, or money orders accepted.

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018



We highly recommend attending an information session if you are interested in the program!

Please click here for more detailed program information and to register for an information session

PLEASE NOTE: Satisfactory completion of the Refresher Course may be an asset in seeking employment in nursing, particularly in those institutions that require the course for re‑entry into nursing practice.  However, you are responsible for your own job placement and completion of the course does not guarantee a nursing position.

Cleveland State University, School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-012, 8/1/2018)

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Registration and Payment

All registration and payment for CSU Continuing Education programs must be processed through CSU’s secure online system. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Corporate Checks are the only forms of payment accepted, and they must be processed through the online payment system. No payments are accepted by phone or through USPS mail, as these are not secure methods to transfer payment information. Money Orders, Purchase Orders, American Express, Personal Checks, and Cash are NOT accepted forms of payment for any CSU Continuing Education program.


Refund Policy

Intent to withdraw or transfer must be made two full business days before the start of the program for a refund or transfer to be processed. Call (216) 687-3867 or email to withdraw or transfer. No refunds will be issued or transfers processed for requests received less than two full business days before the program.