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Orlando - Continuing Education - Professional NCLEX-RN remediation course

Course Name: Professional NCLEX-RN Remediation
Contact Hours/CEU's: 204 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: None
Course Type: Classroom: Lecture, Discussion, Practice Questions, Exams, Skills Lab; Clinical: Assigned Medical/Surgical Unit with Preceptor
Cost:  

Course Description

The Florida Board of Nursing has since expanded the Remedial Course for Nurses who have let their license lapse. New graduates from an RN program seeking a review course may also attend. The RN Review/Remediation Course combines both theory and clinical experience to assist the student in applying the nursing process and essential skills to clients experiencing alterations in their health status. The focus of the course will be a review of standard curricula for nursing programs including universal principles of nursing care management, legal and ethical issues, maternal child and pediatric nursing, psychiatric and mental health nursing, pharmacology, adult health and critical care. The course reviews the structure and scoring of the NCLEX-RN as well as suggestions for preparation and test-taking strategies. Clinical emphasis is placed on the management of clients in a medical/surgical acute care setting. This course complies with Florida Board of Nursing approved remedial courses.

  • Evaluative testing will be incorporated to determine strengths and weaknesses.

Learning Objectives:

Didactic:

  1. Utilize the fundamentals of nursing care, with an emphasis on the nursing process, nursing diagnosis, and the nursing care plan.
  2. Identify basic client needs for nutrition, safety, comfort, activity, and rest.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking in the utilization of current nursing evidence to plan and implement care for a diverse population of clients across the health continuum.
  4. Discuss concepts related to the delivery of nursing care for children and their families in a variety of settings, including items on nutrition, pharmacology, and interpersonal relationships during growth and development.
  5. Identify nursing care measures regarding normal and abnormal physiological and psychosocial changes occurring during pregnancy and in childhood.
  6. Describe concepts of nursing care of the childbearing family, including normal events of the childbearing experience, common health problems of mothers and infants, and intrapartal complications.
  7. Discuss the appropriate care of adult clients and their families, including prevention and health promotion, early detection, care management, health maintenance and restoration.
  8. Identify psychosocial aspects of healthcare.
  9. Describe the nurse’s role in providing care to adults experiencing alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, genitourinary, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurosensory, endocrine, and integumentary systems.
  10. Discuss care concepts related to mental health nursing, including principles of therapeutic communication and psychopharmacology.
  11. Analyze pharmacological properties of medication administration, including dosage calculation, principles of medication administration, pharmacological actions, and therapeutic and adverse effects of medications.
  12. Utilize critical thinking skills and the nursing process in setting priorities, delegation, assignment, and leadership.
  13. Demonstrate understanding of general health assessment and physical examination techniques used to evaluate the health status of adults and children.
  14. Utilize critical thinking to examine legal, ethical and cultural problems in nursing care and societal health.
  15. Discuss strategies used when answering NCLEX questions.
  16. Identify ways to prepare for the NCLEX exam.
  17. Describe creative studying strategies that can enhance learning.

Skills Lab:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in performing fundamental, moderate, and advanced skill in the clinical learning lab.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacological principles and sound nursing judgment through the safe administration of medication.
  3. Demonstrate skill in data collection methods: Interviewing, observation, and physical examination.

Clinical:

  1. Demonstrate safe and appropriate professional nursing behaviors consistent with legal and ethical standards and nursing scope of practice.
  2. Utilize appropriate and effective communication skills with clients, families, and staff.
  3. Utilize critical thinking and nursing knowledge to plan nursing care.
  4. Demonstrate competence in the professional nursing role, providing optimal care to clients with increasingly complex medical-surgical self-care deficits across health care settings.
  5. Evaluate response of the patient to nursing care using specific, measurable outcomes.
  6. Assume responsibility for professional growth and development by establishing a working contract with a clinical preceptor in a selected practice area.
  7. Communicate in a caring, accurate, effective, and timely manner with adult clients, their significant others, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Grading

The course will be graded on a pass/fail basis (based on 76% as the minimum passing grade.

Orlando - Continuing Education - Nurse Refresher Course

Course Name: Nurse Refresher
Contact Hours/CEU's: 224 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Current RN/LPN License
Course Type: Lecture - 98 hours, Lab - 30 hours, Clinical Practicum - 96 Hour
Cost: $2500

Refresher Lecture - Module 1

This course is designed to enhance and provide a review of current theoretical knowledge necessary to prepare the RN/LPN who has been inactive from practice. Nurses seeking to refresh and update nursing knowledge will gain confidence and competency in taking care of clients in various medical settings. Emphasis is placed on physiological-psychosocial needs and the utilization of the nursing process as the framework for critical thinking and problem solving.

A variety of learning opportunities are provided within the classroom and online such as: lecture, readings, study guide assignments, teaching project, online case studies, critical thinking exercises, and health assessment. Emphasis will be on the most current nursing practice and medical treatments, providing the student an opportunity to enhance previously learned content and acquire new knowledge.

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Refresher Skills Lab - Module 1

Coinciding with Lecture will be 30 hours of Skills Lab. The skills lab is designed for the RN/LPN who wishes to refresh their nursing skills in a simulated lab experience. Opportunities are available for hands-on practice and demonstration of physical assessment, dosage calculation and medication administration, catheterization, suctioning, tracheostomy care, tube feedings, wound care and much more.

Skills Lab: TBA

Refresher Clinical Practicum - Module 2

This course is designed to enhance the nurse's ability to return to today's increasingly complex practice setting. This will afford the student the opportunity to learn new trends in nursing practice, changes in the fundamentals of nursing skills and current clinical practice. The RN/LPN refresher student will have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to clients under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor. This course consists of 96 hours of a clinical practicum.

NOTE: Clinical Practicum will be available after the satisfactory completion of Module 1.

Orlando - Career Programs

Earn a Degree

Earn a bachelor’s or associate degree from more than 50 programs in technology, business, healthcare and public safety.

Our hands-on coursework, individual attention, and experienced faculty provide the support and real-world skills you need to get ahead in today’s competitive job market.

Orlando - Undergraduate Programs

C = Program offered at least partially on campus (core courses); O = Program offered fully online

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Accounting O
Business Management With No Concentration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Business Administration O
Business Management With a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies O
Business Management With a Concentration in Human Resource Development O
Business Management With a Concentration in International Business O
Business Management With a Concentration in Marketing O
Business Management With a Concentration in Project Management O
Health Information Management O
Healthcare Management O
Homeland Security and Public Safety With No Minor or Concentration O
Information Technology With No Concentration O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Network Management O
Information Technology With a Concentration in Security Technology O
Legal Studies O

Only the Herzing University paralegal programs at New Orleans and Atlanta are approved by the American Bar Association. The Herzing Legal Studies program offered online is not approved by the ABA.

Nursing C
Nursing—Bridge to BSN C
Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration O
Software Development With a Concentration in Computer Programming O
Technology Management O

Associate and Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Criminal Justice O
Health Information Management O
Information Technology O
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Nursing C
Nursing—Bridge to ASN C
Physical Therapist Assistant C
Radiologic Technology C
Software Development O

Diploma and Certificate Programs

Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting O
Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist O
Patient Care Technician C
Practical Nursing C

Advance Your Career

Take one of our continuing education non-credit courses and certification programs to improve your job opportunities and performance.

Flexible Learning Options

Our innovative career programs provide flexible learning options and convenient scheduling to meet busy students wherever they are in life. Attend one of our 11 locations in eight U.S. states, earn your degree online, or take a blended approach. No matter what your educational goal, Herzing University can help you achieve it.


Welcome to Herzing University in Orlando!

Pat EdwardsWe are a healthcare-focused campus with disciplines such as Nursing (ASN and BSN), Physical Therapist Assistant, Surgical Technology, Health Information Management, and Clinical Medical Assisting for you to choose from.

Our faculty is deeply committed to our students, and has pledged to excellence within the classroom. Overall, the school's faculty strives to provide a challenging education, often combining classroom instruction, laboratory practice, and clinical or workforce experience.

With the appropriate practical skills, critical and intellectual thinking abilities, knowledge of the world, and a strong sense of personal ethics and civic responsibility, our graduates have ample opportunities to be successful within their career profession.

I invite all prospective students to find out more about our programs through the website or an information session at the campus. Opportunities are available for you to meet the faculty and current students to ask questions about the school and program of interest.

At Herzing Orlando, we define success as preparing our graduates for rewarding careers.

Pat Edwards, MN, RN
Academic Dean

Scholarships and Grants

Herzing Scholarships

Be sure to review the full list of scholarships, including the State Grants and Federal Grants that appear after the Herzing University scholarship section.

Academic Award

 General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

In order to qualify for the Academic Award, students must have a GPA in the upper 5% of the student body at their individual campus. Students need to have completed 24 semester credit hours or successfully completed their 1st payment period if they are enrolled in a clock hour program. The student must be currently enrolled in at least 12 credit hours or be enrolled in the clock hour program in the semester the award it disbursed. The student is not eligible for the award if they withdraw prior to the disbursement.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive an award of $150 per eligible semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. This is an automatic award determine by the Registration and Educational Funding Departments. Students will be notified if they are eligible.

Academic Persistence Award

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Academic Persistence Award is available to students who initially enroll at Herzing University in a diploma, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree program and continue through to completion of a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis with no interruption in their education. Transfer students must complete 75% of the credits required for the completion of their bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 tuition credit is applied during the student’s last semester of study. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and need to be submitted prior to the student’s last semester of study at Herzing University.

Adult Learner Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must receive 2 written recommendations from employers or educators, and submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words. The essay must pertain to why they are pursuing their field of study and why they chose Herzing University. Students must also maintain a full-time course load of 12 credit hours or be full-time in their clock hour program and students must also meet satisfactory progress during the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

The award is for $500 per semester or payment period not to exceed 2 semesters or payment periods for a maximum of $1,000. Only 1 scholarship is available at each campus per semester. The scholarship committee at each campus will determine the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned to that department no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the first qualifying semester. Students who miss the deadline may submit an application prior to the start of their 2nd semester or payment period, but will not be eligible for the scholarship after that point.

Badge to Grad

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be employed in a profession public safety profession. Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://lawenforcement.herzing.edu/

Community and Technical College Partnership

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses except for  Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to graduates and employees of community or technical colleges that are partnered with Herzing University in a formal transfer facilitation agreement. Recipients must be enrolling into a bachelor’s degree program at Herzing University. Graduates from the community or technical college must have completed an associate’s degree before transferring to Herzing University. Please review the list of participating colleges.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for either a 10% or $500 scholarship depending on the college agreement. The scholarship will be granted during the last semester of study at Herzing University along with a scholarship to cover the cost of their enrollment fee. For a list of partnering colleges and for scholarship amounts, please speak to the Educational Funding Department. No limit to number of students awarded. 

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned prior to starting the last semester of study at Herzing.

Dare to Care Nursing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in a nursing program and be willing to volunteer 10 hours per semester for 2 semesters. Along with having the willingness to volunteer, students must be willing to write an essay on what they learned in their volunteerism efforts.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Recipients and amounts are selected by the scholarship committee at each campus. Scholarships are awarded until the financial allocation of each campus is reached. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Financial Responsibility Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need 

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Financial Responsibility Grant is awarded to any students who limit their student loan borrowing and contribute cash payments toward tuition expenses. Students cannot borrow excess student loans or take out more financial aid than the difference between their tuition expenses and their cash payment amounts for the duration of their program. Students must also maintain enrollment in their program of study without interruption in order to be eligible.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students must fill out a FAFSA to qualify for an EFC range other than Tier 4. If a student does not complete a FAFSA, they will automatically fall within the 4th Tier.

Tier

EFC Range (Estimated Family Contribution)

Cash Matching Percentage

Maximum Matching Amount

1

0-1500

100%

$1000.00

2

1501-3000

75%

$1000.00

3

3001-4500

50%

$1000.00

4

4501+

25%

$1000.00

  • Students must make on time payments according to predetermined payment plan.
  • Cash payments are defined as personal or employer payments to the school in the form of cash, money order, personal check, credit card, debit card, or certified check.
  • This grant is only good for matching payment applied to tuition after 9/1/2009.
  • Disbursements will occur in the final month of the student’s final semester of school and only if the student is on track to graduate. All predetermined payment plans must be fulfilled by the disbursement date.
  • Students who had received excess previously, but stopped receiving excess funds as of 1/1/2010 will be eligible under the new conditions of the scholarship.
  • If students re-enroll into an additional degree program at Herzing, the student is eligible for the disbursement if the student adheres to all requirements above as decided upon the campus.

No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and students will be informed of the amount of their scholarship.

H.E.L.P. Scholarships

Employers have the opportunity to partner with Herzing University in order to provide special discounts and benefits for their employees who wish to earn a Herzing University degree. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding general qualifications, eligibility, criteria for selection, award amounts, and application requirements.

2014 Kick Start Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Employees and immediate family members of new Herzing Enterprise Learning Program member organizations are eligible for the Kick Start scholarship when they enroll and start their program between January-June of 2014.  Students are not allowed to receive excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students are eligible for a maximum of $1500 and would be paid over 3 semesters.  Part time students are eligible for a maximum of $1000 paid over 3 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

MTMI Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Clients of MTMI (Medical Technology Management Institute: http://www.mtmi.net/) are eligible for the MTMI Scholarship.  Students are not allowed to take excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a $500 one time scholarship.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be a current high school graduates who commence full-time studies at Herzing University in the same year they graduate from high school. Students must also receive recommendations from 2 references of their high school teaching or counseling staff. Lastly, students must submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words as to why they are pursuing the field of study being applied for and why they chose Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 scholarship will be awarded up to 4 semesters. One award applicant is chosen each year per campus. The scholarship committee at each campus selects the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

High school seniors can obtain an application from the admissions department. The deadline to submit the application, references, and essay is April 15th. Scholarship winners will be notified by May 15th.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship for Severely Injured Service Members

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Wounded service members, spouses, and dependents of qualifying wounded service members are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  Documentation provided must have a 20% or greater service-connected disability rating and an employment handicap according to the Department of Veteran Affairs.  Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, agree not to take excess loan funds, and demonstrate financial need.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

12 candidates will be chosen each year by the scholarship committee.  Students are eligible to receive $1,000 per award year and the scholarship will be awarded on the last day of the semester.  Students are encouraged to reapply each year to qualify for additional scholarship funds.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available through the Educational Funding Department.

Alumni Back to School Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to Herzing re-enroll students starting their new program through the end of 2014. Students are not eligible to receive excess funds if they receive this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship of $500 will be applied on the last day of the semester as a 1-time scholarship.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Madison, Online, New Orleans, and Minneapolis campus
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

2014 starts that have previously earned an undergraduate degree at Herzing and are enrolling into a new undergraduate program are eligible for the Alumni Scholarship.  Students must maintain a 3.0 in the first semester of their enrollment in order to maintain eligibility for the second semester.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  This scholarship begins for the Online campus with the 7/7/2014 start.

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

Students are eligible for up to a $1,250 award per semester for a maximum of 2 semesters.  Scholarships will be applied on the last day of the semester.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Minneapolis

Students, who have graduated from Herzing in the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program and re-enroll into the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program, may be eligible to the Alumni scholarship.  Students must be at least half time and re-enroll into the Bachelor’s program between September and December 2014. 

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Minneapolis

Students may be eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship split between the first two semesters the student is enrolled in the Bachelor’s program.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Audit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to audit courses will be given a scholarship in the amount of the tuition charged to them for attending that class.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship will be applied to cover 100% of the tuition and fees billed to them for the audited course.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding application requirements and how to apply.

Continuing Education Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who initially enroll into a continuing education program and then go on to enroll in a degree-seeking program may be eligible for the Continuing Education Scholarship.  Enrollment into that new program must be considered full-time and students must maintain continuous enrollment in the program in order to be eligible.  Students who took remedial/developmental courses and went on to a degree-seeking program are not eligible along with students who initially enrolled into the English as a Second Language continuing education program.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Eligibility for the scholarship will occur during enrollment in the degree-seeking program.  The amount the student paid for the continuing education program will be the amount of the scholarship applied.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

High School Transition Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school student or recent high school graduates interested in enrolling at Herzing in a degree-seeking program are eligible to take one course prior to enrolling.  Students must also pass the Wonderlic test or score a 17 or higher on the ACT/1250 on SAT.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship to cover the tuition and fees associated with the course.  The course the student is eligible to take is determined by the campus.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Application may be necessary as determined by the campus.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Employee Dependent Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year of service to Herzing University are eligible for their qualifying spouses, dependents, and relatives to receive a scholarship. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Undergraduate spouses and dependent children over 18 (natural or adopted) are eligible for a maximum 90% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. Undergraduate qualifying relatives are eligible for a maximum 50% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All students are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

Graduate spouses, dependent children, and qualified relatives are eligible for a maximum 20% tuition reduction for qualifying programs.

The Herzing University employee must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Employee Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year service to Herzing University are eligible for a scholarship to cover their tuition expenses. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Employees are eligible for a maximum 100% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All employees are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Graduate Referral EF Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

New students starting at Herzing University are eligible for a referral scholarship. The new student must present a referral card from a member of the Alumni Herzing 500 Program.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

New students are eligible for a $50 scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

There is no application needed; however, the new student must be referred by a member of the Herzing 500 program and present the referral card as documentation. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

High School Merit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school seniors whose Herzing University entrance scores are in the upper one-tenth of the scores of students accepted by Herzing University in the prior year at the campus at which the student is applying may be eligible for the High School Merit scholarship. The student must be enrolling as a full-time student in the same year he or she graduates from high school.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the first two semesters or payment periods of the student’s attendance at Herzing University for a total award of $500. One student per campus is awarded the scholarship per year as determined by the scholarship committee at each campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

An application can be obtained from the Admissions or Educational Funding Department and must be returned to either of those departments. The application must be submitted by August 1st of the year in which the student graduates high school. Students will be notified of the results within 2 weeks of making application for the scholarship, but not prior to January 15th of their year of graduation.

International Agreement Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

International students attending Herzing University are eligible for the International Agreement Grant. Students must be attending through a qualifying partnership agreement between their home country’s school or agency and Herzing University.

Current Partnerships:

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka)
  • China- Atlanta campus only 
  • MSN Au Pairs- Madison campus only
  • Herzing College- Online campus only

Amount and Criteria for Determination

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka): Undergraduate program tuition will be reduced to $129 USD per credit. Graduate program tuition will be reduced to $216 per credit. No limit to number of students awarded.
  • China: Students are eligible to receive $500/semester for 5 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • MSN  Au Pairs:  Student are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $75 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • Herzing College:  Students are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $115 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. This scholarship is awarded automatically with partnership agreement.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding the partnership agreements.

Quality Assurance Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

A Herzing University student may retake a course that he or she is dissatisfied with at no additional charge for tuition, provided that the student completed and passed the course with a “C” or better, demonstrated compliance with the stated attendance policy for the course in question, is not in default on his or her student loan(s), and is in good financial standing with Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A student is eligible for a scholarship equal to the amount of the tuition charges for the class(es) retaken. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and how to apply

No application necessary. Students simply must initiate the scheduling of a retake course and the scholarship is applied automatically.

Military Appreciation Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Military Appreciation Grant may be awarded to veterans, active duty military service members, and spouses/dependents of active duty service members.  Please see the following link for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://www.herzing.edu/tuition-financial-aid/types-financial-aid/military-veteran-benefits

MBA Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Graduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The MBA Alumni Scholarship is offered to graduates of Herzing University desiring to pursue a Master’s degree level program with the university.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive a scholarship up to approximately 15% off the cost of their semester tuition charges. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding scholarship amounts. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.

Montana Workforce Development Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who can obtain a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development office are eligible for the Montana Workforce Development Scholarship.  Students may not take out excess funds if receiving this scholarship (Exceptions may be made for students enrolled in the Masters of Science in Nursing program). 

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligibility for up to a 20% reduction in tuition.  Students enrolled in the Medical Assisting and Diploma in Medical Assisting Services degree programs are eligible for a reduction in tuition to $383 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is needed; however, a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development is needed.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in the Nursing Bridge (RN to BSN) or the Master of Science in Nursing program at the Online campus.  Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements:  http://corp.herzing.edu/nursingscholarship/

Orlando Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Orlando campus only
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando campus are eligible for a scholarship disbursed in the student’s final 3 semesters of enrollment prior to graduation. Students must maintain a full-time course schedule in each semester. Students are not allowed receive this scholarship retroactively for any semester prior to Spring 2013.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship of $1,800 for 3 semesters for a total award of $5,400. Disbursements will occur in the last month of each semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. The scholarship will be automatically disbursed in the last 3 semesters of the student’s enrollment.

Out of School Balance Forgiveness Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to re-enter Herzing University  that owe a balance to school may be eligible for the Out of School Balance Forgiveness scholarship. Students are required to complete their 1st semester of their new program before becoming eligible for the scholarship. Balances caused from fraudulent account activity are not eligible to be forgiven. Students who were initially dismissed due to Satisfactory Academic Progress must first appeal their dismissal in order to become eligible for re-entry into the university.  Determination of student eligibility is up to the discretion of the campus.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students with a balance of $1,500 or under are eligible for a scholarship up to the full balance. Students will balances of $1,501 or more will be eligible for a scholarship of up to $1,500. No limit to number of students awarded; however, students who withdraw and re-enter are only eligible to receive the scholarship one time. The scholarship must be approved by the Director of Educational Funding at each campus to which the balance is owed.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Inaugural Class Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students new to Herzing entering into a recently launched program may be eligible for the Inaugural Class Scholarship.  Undergraduate students are required to maintain a 2.0 GPA and Graduates need to maintain a 3.0 in order to receive the second disbursement of the scholarship.  Students must maintain continuous enrollment in the eligible program.  Students are not eligible to receive excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  Not all programs qualify.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department to determine program eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students may be eligible for up to a $2,000 scholarship and part time students may be eligible for up to a $1000 scholarship split between 2 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding program eligibility. 

Institutional Scholarship for Completion of Second Degree/Major

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in their second bachelor’s degree program are eligible to receive an institutional scholarship for a course of their choice during their final semester of study at Herzing University. The student must have completed their first bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Amount of scholarship varies based on the course the student chooses to waive. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more details on the amount of the scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must live or work in Menomonee Falls, WI. Students must also meet the minimum score on required entrance evaluations, have or be able to obtain proof of high school graduation or GED/HSED, or be a high school student in good standing with a graduation date before June 30 of the appropriate year. Students must also be attending full-time and be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) during the semesters for which the scholarship is awarded. Students must not borrow excess funding in order to receive the scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship divided equally between 2 semesters. Only 20 scholarships are available in total. Selection for the Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship will be determined by the Scholarship Committee at the Online campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary, but the student must provide proof of residency or employment. Students can turn in documentation to the Educational Funding Department at the Online campus

Pass/Fail Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who must retake previously passed courses as a requirement of their academic plan may be eligible for the Pass/Fail Scholarship.  Typically this occurs when a student fails a certain course that requires them to retake a previously passed course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retake class. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Retake Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who have completed pass/fail retake courses (meaning student had to retake a previously passed course as part of their academic plan) may be eligible for the Retake Scholarship.  If students have completed their previously passed course a second time and will now be attempting to complete the original failed course, they may be able to get a scholarship to cover the costs of the course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retaken failed course. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Scholarship Restrictions

In general, students are limited to 1 scholarship only during their period of enrollment. However, exceptions regarding use of multiple scholarships may apply. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding eligibility.

State Grants and Scholarships

Alabama State Grants

Alabama State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Birmingham campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Alabama Student Assistance Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Alabama Commission on Higher Education website: http://www.ache.alabama.gov/Content/Departments/StudentAsst/StudentAsst.aspx

Florida State Grants

Florida State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Orlando campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Florida Bright Futures

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/bfmain.htm

Florida Student Assistance Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FSAG.pdf

José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/JoseMarti.pdf

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/CDDV.pdf

Georgia State Grants

Georgia State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Atlanta campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Accel Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://www.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Accel_Program.aspx

Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Public_Safety_Memorial_Grant.aspx

HOPE GED

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

HOPE Private Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Georgia_Tuition_Equalization_Grant_Program.aspx

Zell Miller Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Ohio State Grants

Ohio State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Akron and Herzing University- Toledo campuses. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Ohio Higher Education website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ocog

Minnesota State Grants

Minnesota State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Minneapolis campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Minnesota Child Care Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=140

Minnesota Indian Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149

Minnesota State Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=138

Nebraska State Grants

Nebraska State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Omaha campus. Herzing is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Nebraska Opportunity Grant (formerly Nebraska State Grant)

In order to qualify for the Nebraska Opportunity Grant, undergraduate students must demonstrate financial need as defined by the state and be Nebraska residents. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Nebraska Coordination Commission for Postsecondary Education website: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/NOG.asp

Federal Grants

In general, students may be eligible for Title IV aid if the following provisions apply:

  • The student is enrolled as a regular student in a Title IV-eligible program.
  • The student is a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • The student meets the need requirements specified.
  • The student makes satisfactory academic progress toward completing their program. Please visit the following URL to find information regarding Herzing University’s satisfactory academic progress (SAP) policy: http://www.herzing.edu/university-policy-statements
  • The student is not in default on a Title IV loan received at any institution.
  • The student has not met or exceeded aggregate loan limits.
  • The student is not concurrently receiving Title IV financial aid from another institution of higher education.
  • The student has not met or exceeded Pell lifetime eligibility limits.
  • The student does not owe a refund or repayment on a Federal Pell Grant, ACG, National SMART Grant, or Federal SEOG.
  • For additional eligibility requirements please see: http://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/basic-criteria

Information regarding disbursements

All Federal Grant disbursements will begin in Week 3 of each student’s award period. Funds are applied to student’s ledger accounts and excess funds will be disbursed within 14 days after the date of disbursement. Textbooks are included in the cost of tuition therefore Pell eligible students will not receive early disbursements of the Federal Pell Grant.

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Applying for Title IV aid

All students who apply for federal financial aid are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to visit the following website to fill out their FAFSA: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Herzing University’s school code is: 009621

Federal Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grants are given to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/pell

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Students must be Pell eligible undergraduate students, attending at a half-time or greater status, who have not earned a bachelor’s degree. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/fseog

Great opportunities for both men and women in healthcare's largest career field.

With more than 2.6 million jobs for registered nurses and 700,000 for LPNs, the nursing profession constitutes the largest healthcare occupation. The demand for more nurses is due to two major factors:

  • The aging population will result in more patients, and a larger number of nurses will be retiring from the workplace
  • New medical procedures will require greater nursing involvement

Nursing Degree Path

Nurses at all levels have a broad array of career opportunities available in virtually every type of healthcare facility including primary care offices, clinics, hospitals, special care units, nursing homes, health departments, occupational health programs, school health services, mental health centers, home health, hospices, assisted living centers, research labs and more.

There are three educational options at Herzing University for those looking to join this important profession. Entry-level nursing positions require at least a diploma or associate degree. Herzing's Diploma in Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to take the licensed practical nursing (LPN) exam upon graduation, whereas the Associate in Nursing degree program prepares graduates to get their registered nursing (RN) license. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree provides more career opportunities as well as the option to advance into graduate programs to pursue advanced practice, management, and nursing faculty positions; graduates of this 32-month bachelor's degree program are also prepared to take their RN exam.

If you want to get in on the cutting edge of patient care, this is the field for you.

A career in Nursing could be right for you if you want to:

  • Learn and work with new healthcare technologies
  • Help patients understand their health issues and treatments
  • Experience new challenges and opportunities
  • Expand your career potential in healthcare
  • Help people feel better and prevent illness
  • Understand the human body and its various systems
  • Teach or consult

NOTE: Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Select your campus location to see which programs are offered in your area.

Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm and http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm.

Accelerate your nursing career path in the Herzing University RN-to-BSN Bridge program. You’ll enjoy the flexibility of online classes that allows working RNs to complete coursework on their schedule, and accessible, caring faculty with strong professional credentials who provide personalized attention. Online and in-person classes can be combined in some locations.

How long with the program take?

A total of 120-122 semester credit hours is required for a BSN, but in the RN-to-BSN program you may transfer as many as 60 hours from an associate degree or diploma in nursing. Completing those hours typically requires 32 months in a full-time setting; the time you spend in the Bridge program depends on your amount of transferrable hours.

What will I learn?

RN covers such topics as global health policy, ethics and law, research and practice, informatics, and leadership and management. Download a complete program course document for more details.

What can I do with a BSN?

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the entry-level degree for most administrative positions, opening the door to higher pay and continued career advancement. It also is required for those desiring a Master of Science in Nursing.

How do I get accepted?

You must have an active, unrestricted RN license and an associate degree or diploma in nursing. Apply online to secure your spot in the program. 

What costs should I anticipate?

Tuition for a full-time semester (12-15 credit hours) in the RN-to-BSN Bridge program is $6,160. Many students are able to defray some of this cost via scholarships, grants and loans, and some employers offer tuition reimbursement programs. Call us at 1-800-596-0724 to discuss your options with a financial aid advisor. 

How can I take The Next Step?

Apply online, chat with an advisor or call 1-800-596-0724 to learn more about the Herzing University RN-to-BSN-Bridge program.

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Accelerate your nursing career path in the Herzing University RN-to-BSN Bridge program. You’ll enjoy the flexibility of online classes that allows working RNs to complete coursework on their schedule, and accessible, caring faculty with strong professional credentials who provide personalized attention. Online and in-person classes can be combined in some locations.

How long with the program take?

A total of 120-122 semester credit hours is required for a BSN, but in the RN-to-BSN program you may transfer as many as 60 hours from an associate degree or diploma in nursing. Completing those hours typically requires 32 months in a full-time setting; the time you spend in the Bridge program depends on your amount of transferrable hours.

What will I learn?

RN covers such topics as global health policy, ethics and law, research and practice, informatics, and leadership and management. Download a complete program course document for more details.

What can I do with a BSN?

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the entry-level degree for most administrative positions, opening the door to higher pay and continued career advancement. It also is required for those desiring a Master of Science in Nursing.

How do I get accepted?

You must have an active, unrestricted RN license and an associate degree or diploma in nursing. Apply online to secure your spot in the program. 

What costs should I anticipate?

Tuition for a full-time semester (12-15 credit hours) in the RN-to-BSN Bridge program is $6,160. Many students are able to defray some of this cost via scholarships, grants and loans, and some employers offer tuition reimbursement programs. Call us at 1-800-596-0724 to discuss your options with a financial aid advisor. 

How can I take The Next Step?

Apply online, chat with an advisor or call 1-800-596-0724 to learn more about the Herzing University RN-to-BSN-Bridge program.

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Orlando - Continuing Education - IV certification

Course Name: IV Certification
Contact Hours: 34 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Current FL LPN or RN License
Course Type: Lecture, Practice Sessions
Cost: $175.00 for Herzing Alumni and students

IV Certification Lecture

This course is designed for anyone looking to gain knowledge or expand their skills in intravenous (IV) therapy. This class prepares participants for initiating and/or maintaining common intravenous therapies. Classroom topics will include legal aspects, review of vein anatomy and physiology, indications for IV therapy, infection control, nursing management, equipment complications, parenteral therapy including TPN/PPN, blood and blood components. Nursing assessment, documentation and common IV drugs will be discussed. Care of central lines and central line dressings will be covered. This course encompasses minimum competencies for Florida IV certification and the regulations and scope of practice rules. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion for Intravenous Therapy.

IV Certification Skills Lab

Coinciding with lecture will be 8 hours of skills lab. The skills lab provides an opportunity for the RN/LPN to demonstrate theoretical knowledge related to IV Therapy. Practice will include insertion techniques, set up of primary and secondary IV lines via gravity, pumps and intermittent infusion devices. Opportunities to practice IV therapy utilizing needleless systems and saline locks will be available. IV administration of fluids and medications via central lines, including PICC lines will be practiced, as well as central line dressing changes. Proper discontinuation of IV Therapy will be included.

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