What Is Adult CCRN Certification Review?

AACN’s Adult CCRN Certification Review course provides in-depth preparation for the CCRN Adult certification exams. Created to support acute/critical care nurses on their certification journey, this online review offers the knowledge, strategies and tools needed to confidently prepare for their exam.

Presented by national critical care nursing experts, the course features:

  • 1A flexible, modular format that can be tailored to meet individual learning needs

  • 2Content aligned with the most current CCRN certification test plans

  • 3A body systems approach to critical anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology

  • 4Real-life scenarios that build on course concepts through application to clinical practice

  • 5Test-taking strategies and practice questions with detailed rationales to build confidence

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Course Content

Encompassing 14 modules, AACN’s Adult CCRN Certification Review covers the critical clinical and professional practice topics addressed in the CCRN Adult certification exams. Lecture-style presentations woven with case studies guide learners through cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, endocrine, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology/ immunology, integumentary, musculoskeletal, multisystem and behavioral considerations, plus concepts supporting the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.

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Up to 15.5 hours of learning

Engaging presentations by critical care nursing experts feature real-life scenarios that encourage practical application and critical thinking for certification exam success.

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Enable nurses seeking critical care certification to confidently prepare with the Adult CCRN Certification Review.

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, Provider Number 0012. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP1036 for 15.5 contact hours. This CE activity expires on March 31, 2025.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

Successful Completion

Learners must complete the entire activity and associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.