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 www.aacn.org.
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.