WSU Home Find a Credit Course Continuing Education Contact Contact Us
Last ViewedLine spacer image
Shopping Cart  

PCCN: Advanced Progressive Care Nursing


Class Description

This online course for registered nurses with experience in accute care environments, is designed to meet knowledge requirements for practice and certification in progressive care nursing and to promote continuing excellence in the nursing profession. 

Specifically designed for nurses working in progressive care nursing units (telemetry, step-down, trauma). 

If you would like to take this course for undergraduate credit (as required by some employers) do not choose "add to cart."  Instead, click here  for the "Visiting Student Agreement" and enrollment form. If you need assistance, contact Winona State's support team at (507) 457-2800.  M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM CST.

Course content is based on the current topic and certification blueprints established by the AACN.  

Learning activites will address clinical hematology/immunology, neurology, gastrointestinal, renal, multisystem and psychosocial/behavioral.  The course explores concepts of professional caring and ethical practice in nursing.

-       Enjoy the convenience of self-paced online learning guided by expert faculty
-       Gain quality preparation
-       Improve your practice and patient outcomes…it goes beyond the test
-       Learning through case studies, sample exam questions and discussion no papers
-       Collaborate and network with other participants electronically

The PCCN exam is not part of the course.
Exam eligibility requires 1,750 hours of direct bedside care of acutely or critically ill adult patients within the previous two years; with 875 of those hours accrued in the most recent year preceding application. Information about the exam is provided in the course.  For more information about certification requirements, please visit

Please click here for more information about this course, and other online certification examination preparation courses offered by Winona State University, including CCRN and CEN.

To participate in this course you must be a registered nurse with critical/progressive care nursing experience.
Please note that some features of the online classroom are limited on mobile and tablet devices such as iPad at this time.

Please read: To take this course for non-credit/CNE, click on "Add to Cart" and complete the registration and payment process. If you would like to take this course for undergraduate credit (as required by some employers) do not choose "Add to Cart". Instead, please email WSU Outreach and Continuing Education at for information about registering to take this course for credit. Please include your full name, email address and contact phone number in your message.
Class ID: 735 002075
CEU's: 3
starting January 13, 2014, ending May 12, 2014
Tuition: $425.00
Instructor: Nosek
Registration Closes On: January 27, 2014 11:59 PM

Back to Class Listing page

Shopping Cart
Shopping Cart
0
Featured Classes

Winona State University
Member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System
Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer