Upcoming Courses


RN Re-Entry (Newly revised) Pre-Sign Up
– Sign up now for first opportunity to attend – Click Here for details
This class offers approximately 40 hours online modules,
5 days of in class skills refresher, & 160 clinical hours


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: Motivational Interviewing
— March 3, 2018: Click Here for Registration and Details
More Classes for Partners in ARNP Education:
6/9 – Optimal Care Transitions


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

— April 19 & 20 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. & June 29, 2018: Click here for details


Welcome to the Surgical Team – Perioperative Nursing
** New Updated Course **
— Dates: June 11-15: Classroom & Lab
— June 18 – July 6: Clinical Experience
Click Here for Details and Registration


Introduction to School Nursing:
Approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board
— 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


*New* Procedures Workshop Mini Series Sept – Nov 2018
2 hour classes offered on Fridays – Details coming soon!


2019 Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Prescribers
— January 2019: Date TBA


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 Center for Continued Nursing Learning (PLU CCNL) is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.