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The Center for Continued Nursing Learning (CCNL) provides excellent continuing education for nurses and other interested health care professionals. We offer multiple programs which provide the opportunity to gain contact hours, clock hours, and academic credit.

Our professional and educational standards, our innovative responses to changing health care markets and our distinguished history of educating students for lives of service have earned Pacific Lutheran University’s School of Nursing and the Center for Continuing Nursing Learning a reputation for excellence in the Pacific Northwest. We invite you to become a part of our tradition.

CCNL provides quality educational opportunities in the form of workshops, seminars, and short- and long-term courses which will enable registered nurses and other health professionals to increase their knowledge and skills and ultimately improve health care for society.

 

Browse all offerings open for registration or click to go directly to specific course/program pages:

 

Holistic Opioid Addiction Prevention Program $0.00
Date:  3/28/2020-3/28/2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact Hours: 3.5
Seats Available: 26
Location: ,
Address:
Holistic Opioid Addiction Prevention Program (HOAP) will provide preceptors the knowledge, skills, abilities, and tools to prevent opioid addiction and improve long-term pan control. The HOAP program is an integrated educational intervention that teaches opioid alternatives for chronic pain patients. This model allows for collaborative care by combining the skills of the FNP and the PMHNP

3.5 contact hours
1 pharm credit


 

RN Refresher - Online Only $950.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s): 
Dates:  3/2/2020 - 5/15/2020
Seats Available: 4
Contact Hours: 0
CEUs: 0
Location: fully online
NOT OPEN ENROLLMENT, MUST BE ACCEPTED IN THE PROGRAM BEFORE REGISTRATING
This is part one of a course that prepares the inactive Registered Nurse for current employment with adult clients. Meets the WA State Professional Nursing requirements for the current practice set forth in the RCW and WAC. Requirements are monitored by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Program Format:
  • March 2, Self-directed independent online study modules. Must be completed by mid-May. Approximately 50 hours Required that all students who register have access to a computer, Wi-Fi, and the ability to download documents and send emails. You will receive a login registration to view the modules and track your modules and completion through Sakai, our online learning system.

  • *Must complete all 3 sections to complete state requirements.*


 

RN Refresher- Includes all 3 sections (complete course) $3,000.00
This class is currently full. Please click "Add to Waitlist" below or contact our office for more information.

Instructor(s): 

Date:  3/2/2020 - 7/31/2020 Contact Hours/OSPI/CEUs: 0 / 0 / 0
Location: ,
Address:
NOT OPEN ENROLLMENT, MUST BE ACCEPTED IN THE PROGRAM BEFORE REGISTRATING
This course prepares the inactive Registered Nurse for current employment with adult clients. Meets the WA State Professional Nursing requirements for the current practice set forth in the RCW and WAC. Requirements are monitored by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Program Format:
  • March 2, Self-directed independent online study modules
  • June 1-5, classroom content and lab skills
  • June - July 31, 160 hours Supervised clinical practice

Additional fees of approximately $250 for background check, clinical placement, and misc. other details.

Must complete all 3 sections to be eligible for certificate if inactive
Click Here for more details https://www.plu.edu/ccnl/refresher/

 

Telehealth: Virtual Care Training $100.00
Date:  3/14/2020-3/14/2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Contact Hours: 3.5
Seats Available: 19
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447
FREE for PLU Preceptors
The course will cover telehealth history and current landscape of telehealth, telehealth modalities, advantages with telehealth care delivery and future implications, telehealth regulations and policies, clinical application of telehealth, how to conduct a virtual care visit, and virtual care competencies/etiquette.


Preceptors, please call or email prior to registration.
Online version may be available. Please contact acall@plu.edu if interested in online course before completing this registration.


 

Telehealth: Virtual Care Training $100.00
Date:  3/14/2020-3/14/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact Hours: 3.5
Seats Available: 10
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447
ONLINE ONLY
FREE for PLU Preceptors
This online course will cover telehealth history and current landscape of telehealth, telehealth modalities, advantages with telehealth care delivery and future implications, telehealth regulations and policies, clinical application of telehealth, how to conduct a virtual care visit, and virtual care competencies/etiquette.

An on-campus version is available.
Preceptors, please call or email prior to registration.


 

The Rising Cost of Nursing D.U.E.S. (Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety) $0.00
Date:  3/14/2020-3/14/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Contact Hours: 5
Seats Available: 26
Location: ,
Address:
Nursing D.U.E.S. (Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety) is a course designed for nurses, by nurses, to increase awareness and improve the perception of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in nursing and the resources available to healthcare professionals.
Topics include: Identifying unique risk factors for nurses, discussion of WHPS, hearing stories of practicing nurses in recovery.
5 Contact Hours
Registration is FREE

 

Introduction to School Nursing: includes in class and online $475.00
Instructor(s): 
Date:  6/15/2020-7/11/2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
OSPI Clock Hours: 24

Seats Available: 23
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447
BLENDED COURSE
School nursing is a specialized practice that advances the well-being and health of students in the K-12 school-age population. Our blended class combines the best of independent and in-class learning, allowing participants more flexibility without sacrificing quality or content. This course prepares you for the Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse.
This course is approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse.
  • Online hours: 10 hours between June 15 and July 6.
  • On Campus sessions: July 10-11, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  • Blended course, online and on campus
 

Contact Information
Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education

Phone: 253-535-7722
Email: ce@plu.edu

Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447