Advanced Nursing National Certification Education Preparation

St. Vincent's HealthCare encourages staff nurses to achieve advanced national certifications within their specialty. As such, we offer onsite preparation classes on an as needed basis. Nurses are given additional compensation to obtain advanced certifications in their areas of specialty. 

Specialties include: 

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
  • Progressive Care Registered Nurse (PCRN)
  • Med/Surg Registered Nurse
  • Obstetrics and Neonatal Specialties (RNC-OB, RNC-NIC, RNC-LRN, RNC-MNN). Onsite testing options for Women's Services are available.
  • Cardiology preparation study groups for National Certification

Learning and Education Assistance Program (LEAP) is available for financial assistance.