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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:


Introduction to School Nursing: includes in class and online $475.00
Date:  11/6/2019-11/23/2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
OSPI Clock Hours: 24

Seats Available: 27
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447
  • Online hours: 9 hours between Nov 9 and Nov 23.
  • In-class sessions: Nov 16 and Nov 23, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Partners In ARNP Education: Healthcare Precepting and Pharmacology Update for Primary Care $150.00
Date:  11/2/2019-11/2/2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact Hours: 6
Seats Available: 25
Location: Anderson University Center,
Address: 12180 Park Avenue South Tacoma, WA 98447

Sponsored by: HRSA Advance Nursing Education Workforce Grant, HRSA-19-003

Free to current PLU Preceptors.

Morning: ARNP Preceptor Workshop with Dr. Kathleen Richardson

Afternoon: Pharmacology Updates (topic and speaker to be announced)
Includes light breakfast and lunch


RN Refresher Information Session & Pre-Registration
Date:  2/5/2020-2/5/2020 actual date TBA                    Information session for the 2020 RN Refresher program 
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447

This is the information session for PLU's RN Refresher program.
This fast paced course combines on-line, classroom, supervised laboratory practice, and clinical instruction. Learn the latest care techniques. Nursing procedures common to adult (adolescence to elderly) acute and long-term care will be reviewed and practiced by participants in a skill laboratory setting.
Small class allows for more one on one learning, Class is limited to 8 students

Includes 160 clinical hours
  • 50 hours online specialty areas and core concepts (April)
  • 40 hours in class for lab skills refresher (TBA)
  • 160 hours direct clincals (summer 2020)

  • Washington State approved refresher course. Successful completion of the course is required for return to active status of a Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse license that has been inactive or lapsed three or more years.
    RN Refresher program estimated cost: $3100.00

    Actual session date to be announced

Contact Information
Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education

Phone: 253-535-7722

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