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AACN PCCN Exam Guide

The Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) credential is for progressive care nurses providing direct bedside care to acutely ill adult patients. PCCN certification validates your knowledge of nursing of acutely ill adult patients within your specialty nursing field. The PCCN exam is a multiple-choice test with 125 questions (100 scored and 25 unscored) that covers a variety of progressive care topics. Candidates have 150 minutes (2.5 hours) to complete the exam.

– Cardiovascular
– Pulmonary
– Endocrine, Hematology, Gastrointestinal, & Renal
– Neurology, Multisystem, & Behavioral
– Professional Caring & Ethical Practice

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AACN PCCN Cumulative Stats Recent Test Scores
82% 31% 53% 34% 91%
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Exams Taken 12
September 28, 2017 at 2:57 PM 91%
September 27, 2017 at 10:17 PM 34%
September 27, 2017 at 4:29 PM 84%

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