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Professional Development Courses

Continuing Pharmacy Education Courses

The College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions offers home study continuing pharmacy education courses. You can view the list of available CPE programs below and then register for the courses you would like to take. 

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LPN Refresher Course

The goal of the LPN Refresher Course is to assist inactive licensed practical nurses to return to the nursing workforce by promoting their professional growth and development. This self-study refresher course was developed to help the inactive licensed practical nurse review and update their nursing knowledge and skills, thus allowing them to move with confidence into a nurse orientation program and return to practice. This course is offered over the Internet and may be completed in one’s home community at a pace and time which best meets individual needs. 

The Refresher Course is not a college credit granting program. This course is taken to pursue professional re/certification of a nursing license. Participants in this course will not be issued a 1098T from SDState for qualified educational expenses.

The objectives of the course are to provide an opportunity for participants to:

  • Gain an understanding of current philosophy, social and economic trends and objectives in nursing today.
  • Review previously acquired nursing skills.
  • Understand the functions of the LPN/LVN in assessing patient needs and in planning individualized care.
  • Review and increase knowledge of selected medical and surgical conditions, therapies and procedures, current diagnostic and treatment measures and patient care needs.

LPN Refresher Course


RN Refresher Course

The goal of the RN Refresher Course is to assist inactive registered nurses to return to the nursing workforce by promoting their professional growth and development. This self-study refresher course was developed to help the inactive registered nurse review and update their nursing knowledge and skills, thus allowing them to move with confidence into a nurse orientation program and return to practice. This course is offered as distance education through online learning and may be completed in one’s home community at a pace and time which best meets individual needs.

The Refresher Course is not a college credit-granting program. This course is taken to pursue professional re/certification of a nursing license. Participants in this course will not be issued a 1098T from SDSU for qualified educational expenses.

The objectives of the course are to provide an opportunity for the participant to:

  • Gain an understanding of current philosophy, objectives and social and cultural implications of nursing.
  •  Review and enhance previously acquired nursing skills.
  • Demonstrate the role of the registered nurse in assessing clients' needs and in planning individualized care.
  • Review and increase knowledge of selected medical and surgical conditions, therapies and procedures, current diagnostic and treatment measures and patient care needs.

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