Upcoming Courses


Nov 10, 2018
Dr. Fujio McPherson
Expert in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Partners in ARNP Education: Alternative Medicine in Primary Care

(8am-12:30, Ram 206, includes breakfast) 4 contact hrs*
(*note we have adjusted this class as it does not qualify for pharmacology credit)
Free to PLU preceptors & select ARNPs (see Preceptor workshops)
– Click here to register: Alternative Medicine in Primary Care 


Preceptor Workshop Series 
Free to current PLU Preceptors AND any ARNP working at SeaMar, CHI Franciscan and Providence Medical Group!
Upcoming Classes Open to all nurses:
Nov 10, 2018 – Alternative Medicine in Primary Care
Jan 12, 2019 – Transitions in Primary Care
March 16, 2019 – SBIRT:
Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment
June 8, 2019 – Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care


2019 Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Prescribers (Regency Rm)
Focus on Chronic Disease Management
– February 1, 2019
(7.5 contact hours pharm. cr.)
Click here for details and to register


 All Nursing Classes: Click Here


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing – Spring 2019
RN Re-Entry Program – April through July 2019
Details: https://www.plu.edu/ccnl/reentry/
Introduction to School Nursing – July 20 & 21, 2019 (New Blended with Online)


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.

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.