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Continuing Education Classes and Conferences in Redlands

Redlands Community Hospital offers classes, seminars and other educational opportunities for employees and healthcare professionals.

CCRN/PCCN Exam Certification Prep Course

Event Overview

This two (2) day course is designed to follow the AACN Certification Test Plan for the Adult CCRN and PCCN exams. This review will assist nurses who provide direct care to acutely/critically ill adult patients obtain their certification.

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Registration Details

RCH Clinician:No-cost with $50 refundable deposit. Sponsored by the Dr. Ted Shankel Memorial Fund.

Non-RCH Clinician:$200

  • Lunch and course booklet included.
  • Full refunds will be provided for cancellation before Friday, August 19. Fifty-percent (50%) refund will be provided for cancellation before Friday, August 26.
  • We kindly ask, if you are experiencing COVID-19 signs and symptoms, please do not attend in-person event and a full refund will be provided with proof of a positive test result.

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Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, PCCN-K

Nicole Kupchik has practiced as a Critical Care nurse for over twenty-five years. She obtained her Nursing Degree from Purdue University in 1993 and a Master of Nursing from the University of Washington in 2008 with a specialty as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Nicole is a well-recognized national and international speaker on several emergency/critical care topics. She has taught CCRN and PCCN Certification review courses for over 12 years. She has had a very productive career which has included numerous publications, launching a Sepsis & Post Cardiac Arrest Hypothermia (TTM) program as well as Quality Improvement in Resuscitation.

She has won numerous national awards including “Nurse of the Year” for Advancing the Nursing Profession by the March of Dimes. In 2018, she was nominated for the Sepsis Alliance “Sepsis Hero” Award for her extensive work in educating healthcare professionals about Sepsis.

She has written and self-published six study guides to assist nurses in obtaining board certification. She is also the column editor for ECG Strip Savvy published quarterly in AJN.

She is the CEO of Nicole Kupchik Consulting and works per diem at Evergreen Health in the Seattle area.

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of this class, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss strategies to successfully pass the CCRN® & PCCN® exams
  • Describe pathophysiologic processes, assessment, and management priorities for patients with cardiovascular, neurological, pulmonary, renal, endocrine, behavioral/psychological, and multisystem issues in critical and cardiovascular care
  • Discuss medications administered in various disease states including expected & adverse effects
  • Apply the driving concepts of Professional and Caring Practices into clinical practice scenarios

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

RCH employees and non-employees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter the event.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved by the CA BRN, CEP 17214, for 16 contact hours for CCRN and 15 contact hours for PCCN.

Date & Time(s)

Tuesday, August 30 – 0800-1700
Wednesday, August 31 – 0800-1630

Day 1:

  • 08:00 – 08:30 Certification Overview
  • 08:30 – 09:35 Renal Review
  • 09:35 – 09:45 Break
  • 09:45 – 11:15 Electrolytes/Cardiovascular Review Part 1
  • 11:15 – 11:25 Break
  • 11:25 – 12:15 Cardiovascular Review Part 2
  • 12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Cardiovascular Review Part 3
  • 14:30 – 14:40 Break
  • 14:40 – 15:50 Endocrine Review
  • 15:50 – 16:00 Break
  • 16:00 – 17:00 Hemodynamic Review (CCRN)

Day 2:

  • 08:00 – 09:15 Neurology Review Part 1
  • 09:15 – 09:25 Break
  • 09:25 – 09:45 Neurology Part 2
  • 09:45 – 11:00 Pulmonary Review Part 1
  • 11:00 – 11:10 Break
  • 11:10 – 12:15 Pulmonary Review Part 2
  • 12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Gastrointestinal Review
  • 14:30 – 14:40 Break
  • 14:40 – 16:30 Hematology/Multi-system Review


This course will be delivered as a live, in-person seminar.

Redlands Community Hospital
Stan & Ellen Weisser Education Building
350 Terracina Blvd., Redlands, CA 92373
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Redlands Community Hospital
Education Department
Tel: 909-335-5501 x5530


Dr. Ted Shankel Memorial Fund