Refresher Course (RN/LPN)


Applicants that have not practiced nursing for 500 hours within the past 5 years must complete a Board approved refresher course.
The refresher course must consist of at least:
  • 45 contact hours of theory; and
  • 30 contact hours of clinical.

You will need to obtain a temporary refresher permit for the clinical portion of the refresher course when you have started the didactic/educational portion of the course.

Step 1 - Submit:
  • A completed Application for Reinstatement of a Nursing License (if you have been licensed as a nurse in Nebraska in the past) or the Application for Nursing (if you are an endorsement applicant). Once you start the didactic portion of the refresher course, you should start the application process.
  • Required Fee
  • Letter of Enrollment from the School that you are taking the Course
Step 2 - Submit:
  • A letter from the school that states the beginning and ending clinical dates
Step 3 - Submit:
  • After you have successfully completed the course, a photocopy of your completion certificate provided by the course provider
If you have questions, contact:

Jacci Reznicek
Educational Consultant

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