CCRN Certification Review Course

.NUrsing Certification Review Course


Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday September 21, 2017


7:30-4:30 p.m. both days


Location will be provided after registration

Course Objectives:

This is a two-day course that provides the critical care nurse with a review of the AACNs core curriculum. The AACN Test Plan/Blueprint for the exam is used to provide central knowledge of care provided in the ICU with review of nursing care and interventions for the critical care provider. This course is designed to assist with preparation of the nurse to take the CCRN certification exam by the following objectives:

  • Describe the physiologic anatomy, pathophysiologic alterations and patient assessment for each system.
  • Describe assessment, diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions relevant to patients in the ICU setting.
  • Demonstrate application of critical thinking skills and patient advocacy as outlined in the AACN Synergy Model of Patient Care.
  • Discuss and practice test-taking skills with practice questions.


15 for two days; 7.5 CNEs per day.

VUMC Staff
VUMC Staff

Non-VUMC Staff
Non-VUMC Staff

Cost No Cost to VUMC Staff

$250 for both days;
$175 for one day.
(cost includes Program Manual and CE Certificate)

Registration Vanderbilt staff must be registered by their unit leadership. 

Non-VUMC Staff

September 20-21: click to register

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Certification Exam Review Courses

Questions? Contact

Susan Bosworth, MSN, RN-BC, FNP
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Nursing Education and Professional Development
Vanderbilt University Medical Center