Upcoming Courses


Fall 2020: COVID 19: A Global Crisis Examined — Information on How to Register
Presented by PLU’s Wang Center for Global Education
PLU is pleased to offer this online one-credit/no-credit course as an opportunity to examine, and reflect upon, the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of the fall semester, PLU faculty will explore the pandemic phenomenon through the lens of diverse disciplinary fields. Lecture series begins Sept 9, with The Science of COVID 19 Part I: The What, Where, and How of Coronaviruses, and will continue every Wednesday all Fall Term. Open to community members.

September 12, 18-19, 25-26, 2020: NOW ONLINE! Foundations of Faith Community Nursing  — Faith community nursing is a practice specialty that focuses on assisting members of a faith community to maintain and/or regain wholeness in body, mind, and spirit. The course is appropriate for both nurses and those interested in Health Ministry. Scholarships are available.

October: Intro to School Nursing (ESA)  — REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 24
24 OSPI Clock Hours
Blended ESA course to prepare for the initial Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse, approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
Online hours: Self-Paced October 5 – Oct 16.
Live Stream Video Conference: October 17
On-Campus: October 24.

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Holistic Opioid Addiction Prevention Program (HOAP) – MARCH 28
Rising Cost of Nursing DUES – MARCH
Trauma-Informed Care – APRIL 13
School Scene Drugs and Effects  – APRIL 20
Intro to ADHD for School Professionals  – APRIL 27
Telehealth 101 and Virtual Care Training –  April 29
Kids and Anxiety  – MAY 4
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)  – MAY 18
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)  – JUNE 8
June – July: Intro to School Nursing (ESA) – JUNE & JULY
RN Refresher — MAR-AUG

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Continuing Nursing Education Class

Provider Approval:

Pacific Lutheran University Center for Continued Nursing Learning (PLU CCNL) is approved as a provider of nursing
continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In addition, PLU CCNL is 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.

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.