Upcoming Courses


Suicide: Dimensions of Prevention and Intervention
Early registration discounts & PLU alumni/preceptor discounts available
— September 21, 2017: Click here for details and registration 
— November 16, 2017: Click here for details and registration
— February 22, 2017: Click here for details and registration


Fall 2017 & 2018 Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Prescribers
— October 13, 2017: Click here for details and registration
— February 2, 2018: Click here for details and registration


Introduction to School Nursing: approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board
— September 23, 30, &  October 7 & 21, 2017 – Saturdays: Click here for details and registration
— For School Nurse Details visit: http://www.k12.wa.us/certification/ESA/Initial.aspx


NEW! Preceptor Workshop Series & Nursing Continuing Education Credit
Discounts available, Free to PLU Preceptors, contact ccnl@plu.edu for details (HRSA ANEW Grant)
Healthcare Precepting with Pharmacology Updates
(6.5 contact hrs, includes 3.25 hrs pharmacology credit)
— October 21, 2017: Click here for details and registration


Additional Preceptor Workshop Series Classes
Dates to be Announced:
Office Emergencies
Primary Care Radiology
Casting and Splinting
Motivational Interviewing
Care Transitions


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