These programs are designed for Registered Nurses who hold an inactive/lapsed Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license and wish to refresh their med-surg nursing knowledge and skills. Program completion assists in obtaining reinstatement of an inactive/lapsed Registered Nurse license by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.


Approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, the Nursing Reactivation program consists of three required components:

3 Component Course (BICEC 2502)

  • Theory – 60-hours
  • Laboratory – 40-hours
  • Clinical – 80-hours

Inactive or lapsed Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license seeking reinstatement or renewal.

Attendance is mandatory.

**All licenses will be verified as inactive or lapsed through the State Board of Nursing prior to the student being permitted to attend any portion of the program. If a license cannot be verified, the student will be unable to attend the program.

Recognition of Completion

At program completion, the nurse satisfactorily completes a standardized and comprehensive achievement test and results are submitted for reactivation or renewal of the Registered Nurse license to the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Individuals will receive the required 30 CEUs to fulfill the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing continuing education requirement. A certificate of program completion will also be awarded by the College.