Prepare to pass the PCCN Exam!

  • Course Outline

    The PCCN Review E-Course provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of progressive care nursing care based on the PCCN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

  • Contact Hours: 7

    Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • Course Instructor

    Joanne Turka, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN

    Joanne Turka has 20 years of experience in working in cardio thoracic, medical surgical and neuro ICU's. Joanne is a certified critical care nurse and certified nurse educator. She has served as an authority on the PCCN Exam and review process for many years and teaches the Nurse Builders 2-day PCCN Review Course in at hospitals across the country with passing rates of over 95%.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before We Get Started

    • Certification Review E-Course - Program Outcome, Completion Criteria, Disclosures, and Accreditation
    • Course Content Outline
    • Speaker Bio and Course Objectives
    • References
  • 2

    Session1: Welcome, Course and Exam Overview, and Test Taking Techniques

    • Handout - Session 1
    • Course and Exam Overview
    • Test Taking Techniques
    • Practice Questions: Test Taking Techniques
  • 3

    Session 2: Cardiovascular (27 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 2 Part 1
    • Session 2 Part 1: Cardiovascular (27 Questions)
    • Handout - Session 2 Part 2
    • Session 2 Part 2: Cardiovascular (27 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Cardiovascular
  • 4

    Session 3: Pulmonary (17 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 3 Part 1
    • Session 3 Part 1: Pulmonary (17 Questions)
    • Handout - Session 3 Part 2
    • Session 3 Part 2: Pulmonary (17 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Pulmonary
  • 5

    Session 4: Endocrine, Hematology, and Gastrointestinal (15 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 4 Part 1
    • Session 4 Part 1: Endocrine (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Endocrine
    • Handout - Session 4 Part 2
    • Session 4 Part 2: Hematology (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Hematology
    • Handout - Session 4 Part 3
    • Session 4 Part 3: Gastrointestinal (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Gastrointestinal
  • 6

    Session 5: Neurology and Renal (5 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 5 Part 1
    • Session 5 Part 1: Neurology (2-3 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Neurology
    • Handout - Session 5 Part 2
    • Session 5 Part 2: Renal (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Renal
  • 7

    Session 6: Multisystem Organ Failure, Musculoskeletal, and Behavioral/Psychosocial (15 Questions)

    • Handout - Sesson 6, Part 1
    • Session 6, Part 1: Multisystem Organ Failure (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Multisystem Organ Failure
    • Handout - Session 6, Part 2
    • Session 6, Part 2: Musculoskeletal (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Musculoskeletal
    • Handout - Session 6, Part 3
    • Session 6, Part 3: Behavioral/Psychosocial Issues (5 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Behavioral/Psychosocial Issues
  • 8

    Session 7: Professional Caring and Ethical Practice (20 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 7
    • Session 7: Professional Caring and Ethical Practice (20 Questions)
    • Practice Questions: Professional Caring and Ethical Practice
  • 9

    Course Completion Evaluation

    • Course Completion Evaluation