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In-Person Seminar

CCRN®/PCCN® Exam Review

Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.

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In-Person Seminars |  Certification Exam Reviews |  Certifications |  Critical Care |  Progressive Care/Stepdown |  Host Site
Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
3-Day Event
Not Applicable
North Kansas City Hospital - North Kansas City, Missouri


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Course Description

This three-day course is designed to provide critical care and progressive care nurses a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The course combines central knowledge-based lectures so that nurses working in the PCU and ICU arenas will have a review of AACN’s certification blueprint. The first day will provide the critical care provider with an essential review of nursing care and interventions designed for the ICU setting. The second day of this lecture series will combine both the critical care and the progressive care areas. Information essential to each will be presented in a combined method still complying with AACN’s certification blueprint. The third day will be specifically for the progressive care provider and complete AACN’s blueprint for system review. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU or PCU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for either or both of the certification examinations.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Discuss and practice test-taking skills.
  • Review critical anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of each system.
  • Discuss significant assessment and diagnostic findings relevant to the critical and/or progressive care environment.
  • Discuss clinical presentation as well as specific patient management of commonly seen critical care conditions.

Tuition Breakdown

Tuition Details

Please refer to the table below to determine your registration category.

Regisration Categories Description
General Registrant If your hospital is not listed below please select this category.
Host Registrant North Kansas City Hospital Employees

Contact Hours

ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider


Contact Hours: 21.5 


MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.

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Tuition Details

Please refer to the table below to determine your registration category.

Regisration Categories Description
General Registrant If your hospital is not listed below please select this category.
Host Registrant North Kansas City Hospital Employees

Pass Guarantee

MED-ED is so confident in the quality of our programs and presenters, that we guarantee you’ll pass your certification exam or you will receive a full tuition-refund.

We want you to pass! That’s why to qualify for a refund, the exam must be taken within 35 days of the seminar date or On-Demand eLearning, DVD-ROM or Audio CD course purchase date.

To be eligible for the refund, your request must be postmarked or received by our office within 30 days of receipt of your Exam Score Report.

*Our Pass Guarantee is not offered for Institutional eLearning orders.

General Information

Tuition Includes

Program Handout, Electronic PowerPoint Slides and CE Certificate.

The Day Of

Sign-in begins at 7:30 am. The day includes a one-hour lunch (on your own), as well as a morning and afternoon break of 15 minutes each. The order of lectures presented and break times may vary according to speaker preference.


North Kansas City Hospital
Lewis and Clark Room
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116


Complimentary parking located across main entrance #1 parking 

Walk-In Fee

As long as space is available, you can register the day of the seminar with an additional walk-in fee of $15. Please note that only cash, money orders, credit cards and hospital checks are accepted at the door. Personal checks are not accepted.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing or by phone up to 14 days prior to the seminar will receive a Full Refund. A 10% processing fee will be charged for refunds requested less than 14 days prior to the seminar. Cancellation fee will be waived for tuition transferred to another seminar or if applied to Self-Study products. In the rare event that MED-ED must cancel, MED-ED’s liability is limited to tuition.

Hosting Hospital

Hosting Hospital

North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City Hospital

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Location Map

North Kansas City Hospital

2800 Clay Edwards Dr., North Kansas City, Missouri 64116, United States
(816) 691.2000


Day 1 | CCRN Only
Date/Time: Tue, Apr 16, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM (CDT)

Contact Hours: 7

Topics Covered

  • Cardiovascular
    Physiology and Hemodynamics | Cardiac Pharmacology | Acute Coronary Syndrome | Acute Myocardial Infarction | Heart Failure, Pulmonary Edema | Cardiogenic Shock | Acute Peripheral Vascular Insufficiency | Cardiomyopathy | Hypertensive Crisis | Structural Heart Defects
  • Pulmonary
    Assessment and Physiology | Acute Respiratory Failure | Ventilator Strategies | ARDS | Pneumonia | Pulmonary Embolus | Asthma | Chest Trauma | Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Neuro Assessments
    Space-Occupying Lesions | Seizure Disorders | Stroke | Brain Death | Encephalopathy | Neurologic Infectious Disease

Date/Time: Wed, Apr 17, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM (CDT)

Contact Hours: 7.5

Topics Covered

  • Exam Preparation
  • Requirements | Study Techniques | Resources, References and Practice
  • Professional Caring and Ethical Practice
    Synergy Model | Systems Thinking | Advocacy and Moral Agency | Response to Diversity | Facilitation of Learning | Clinical Inquiry
  • Hematology
    Life-Threatening Coagulopathies | Anemia | Thrombocytopenia
  • Endocrine
    Diabetic Ketoacidosis | HHS | SIADH | Diabetes Insipidus | Hypoglycemia
  • Renal
    Renal Assessment | Acute Renal Failure | CKD | Electrolyte Imbalances | Integumentary Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal
    GI Hemorrhage, Hepatic Failure | Acute Pancreatitis, Bowel Infarction | Abdominal Trauma | GI Infection | GI Motility Disorders
  • Behavioral and Psychosocial
    Delirium and Dementia | Mood Disorders and Depression | Substance Abuse | PTSD, Suicidal Behaviors
  • Multisystem Failure
    Bariatric Complications | Healthcare-Associated Infections | Sepsis Continuum | Shock States, MODS | Multisystem Trauma | Toxic Exposure/Ingestions

Day 3 | PCCN Only
Date/Time: Thu, Apr 18, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM (CDT)

Contact Hours: 7

Topics Covered

  • Cardiovascular
    Assessment and Physiology | Cardiac Pharmacology | Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI | Post CABG | Heart Failure, Pulmonary Edema | Peripheral Vascular Disease | Aneurysm | Acute Inflammatory Disease | Dysrhythmias | Cardiomyopathies | Cardiac Tamponade | Valvular Disease | Genetic Cardiac Disease
  • Pulmonary
    Assessment and Physiology | Acute Respiratory Distress and Failure | Acute Lung Injury | Respiratory Infections | Pulmonary Embolus | Severe Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease | Pneumothorax | Pulmonary Hypertension | Exacerbation of COPD | Sleep-Disordered Breathing | Thoracic Surgery
  • Neuro Assessments
    Intracranial Hemorrhage | Seizure Disorders | Stroke | Brain Death | Encephalopathy | Neurologic Infectious Disease