CSC Certification Review Course Online

CSC Certification Review Course Online

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Web Based, 2016


Product Code: CSCOD

CSC Certification Review Course Online

Learning Activity Title: CSC Certification Review Course

Author/Facilitator/Presenter & Credentials:

Myra Ellis, RN, MSN, CCRN-CSC

The course provides an in-depth overview of cardiovascular surgical procedures, complications and therapeutic interventions, and includes a PDF handout of the slides suitable for note taking. Interactive practice questions are provided throughout to support learners’ translation of content to the testing environment, with full discussion of rationale for answers provided. The course is based on a study of practice of cardiac surgery nurses conducted by AACN Certification Corporation. The course explores valuable knowledge covered in the 2016 certification test plan and how to apply this knowledge in clinical practice settings.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this learning activity, participants should be able to:

  • Validate their knowledge of cardiac surgical nursing prior to sitting for the CSC certification exam.
  • Identify the areas of study to focus on prior to sitting for the CSC certification exam.

 Successful Completion

  • Learners must complete 100% of the activity and the associated evaluation to be awarded CE.. No partial credit will be awarded.
  • 14 Contact Hours awarded for successful completion of this CE activity (60 min. contact hour), CERP A.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. This CE activity expires on November 1, 2021. 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.


AACN Certification Corporation does not participate in the development of any AACN exam preparation products and does not approve, endorse or recommend any of these products.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the State Board of Registered Nursing of California, Provider Number 01036 (50 min contact hour).

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.

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