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CSC Certification Review Course Online

CSC Certification Review Course Online

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CSC Certification Review Course Online

Myra F. 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.

Product Code: CSCOD

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 minute contact hour), CERP A.   




This CE activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. 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. This CE activity expires on November 1, 2019.




The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, Provider Number 0012 (60-minute 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-minute contact hour).