PCCN® Exam Review

MED-ED Bookstore Free Lecture

Course Format: DVD-ROM and Audio CD
*Price: DVD-ROM $199.00 | Audio CD $139.00
Contact Hours: 11.75
Course Length: 668 Minutes
This course follows the current exam test plan.

*DVD-ROM and Audio CDs are not licensed for Institutional use. Institutional licensing is available in our eLearning format. To learn more click here.

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Program Description

This course is designed for those nurses working in the Progressive Care Unit who wish to take the PCCN Examination offered by AACN. The Progressive Care Area is defined as any unit referred to as: Intermediate Care, Direct Observation, Step-Down, Telemetry Units or Transitional Care. The course will focus on core concepts defined by AACN that are essential for caring for this diverse population of adult patients.


 Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:
  1. Define the Synergy Model as it pertains to patients and their families, as well as patient care plans in the Progressive Care Area.
  2. Review cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, renal, hemotologic and gastrointestinal assessment, physiology and pathophysiology.
  3. Discuss drug dosage calculation, continuous medication infusion administration and patient monitoring for medication effects.
  4. Discuss and review patient monitoring using standardized procedures.
  5. Recognize signs and symptoms of cardio-pulmonary emergencies and initiation of standardized interventions to stabilize the patient awaiting transfer to critical care.
  6. Understand and assess the needs of the long-term mechanical ventilated patient as well as weaning techniques and procedures.
  7. Recognition of and evaluation of the family’s need for enhanced involvement in care to facilitate the transition from hospital to home.

What's Included

  • Choice of DVD-ROM or Audio CD Set
  • 11.75 Contact Hours
  • Paper CE Post-Test
  • PDF Study Guide (DVD-ROM)
  • Printed Study Guide (Audio CD)
  • 146 Practice Questions (Located in Study Guide)

Return Policy

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