Upcoming Courses


Suicide: Dimensions of Prevention and Intervention 11/16 – Canceled 


Preceptor Workshop Series 
Free to current PLU Preceptors AND any ARNP working at SeaMar, CHI Franciscan and Providence Medical Group!
Open to all nurses:

Partners in ARNP Education: Emergencies in the Clinic  (6.5 CE)
— December 2, 2017: Click Here for Registration and Details

Partners in ARNP Education: Primary Care Radiology, Splinting & Casting in the Clinic
— January 27, 2018: Click Here for Registration and Details
More Classes for Partners in ARNP Education:
3/3 – Motivational Interviewing,
6/9 – Optimal Care Transitions


** NEW CLASS SERIES!  **
Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series ( 1/18 – 1/19):

1/18 #1A: Wound Care Procedures – (3 CE/ 0.5 pharm cr.)
1/18 #1B: Anesthesia, Nails and I&D (3 CE/ 1.0 pharm cr.)
1/19 #2A: Advanced Suturing & Biopsies (3 CE/ 0.5 pharm cr.)
1/19 #2B: Foreign body removal, casting…(3 CE/ 0.5 pharm cr.)
1/20 #3A: Trigger point injection, joint… (3 CE/1.5 pharm cr.)
1/20 #3B: IUD placement/removal, polyp…
( 3 CE/ 0.5 pharm cr.)
$200 Per Workshop ($50 lab fee for ea.)
$1000 for all Workshops ($300 lab fee for all)
Click Here for Details


2018 Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Prescribers
— February 2, 2018: Click here for details and registration


Introduction to School Nursing:
Approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board
— Tentative Dates: July 11-14, 2018: Click here for details
— For School Nurse Details visit: http://www.k12.wa.us/certification/ESA/Initial.aspx


Keeping Kids in the Classroom
— Tentative Dates: July 16 & 17, 2018


PLU Student and Faculty Research Day
May 18, 2018 – Schedule TBA


RN Re-Entry
–Spring 2018 – check back for details


Expanding your horizons

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 the Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing, and its 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.

Course Registration

Provider Approval:
Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is an approved provider by the Washington State Nurses Association of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Also approved as a provider of in-service education clock hours by Professional Education and Certification Division of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Olympia, WA.