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Everything You Need to Pass the Critical Care Certification Exam the 1st Time!

Dear future Certified Critical Care RN,

You made the right choice to advance your career by earning your CCRN® credentials.

As a CCRN® myself, I've seen how transformative this certification can be for nurses' career growth. And I've seen even the most capable nurses struggle to prepare effectively enough to pass.

So, what sets successful nurses apart? The right preparation.

That's why I've created this comprehensive exam preparation course. I've dedicated years to decoding the CCRN® exam... and in this self-paced training, you'll find my most powerful test-prep insights and test-taking strategies that have helped thousands of aspiring CCRNs pass the test — their very first try!

PESI HealthCare's Critical Care Nurse Certification Exam Prep:
Your Guide to Passing the CCRN® Exam

A $851.86 Value
Yours Today for Only $299.99
Expertly prepare for your CCRN® exam, plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours at no additional cost to you!
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
In easy-to-follow videos you can watch (and re-watch) at your own pace, PESI HealthCare's comprehensive Critical Care Certification course will equip you with the latest information and trends to prepare for the CCRN® Exam offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

Featuring topics like:

Cardiovascular | Endocrine | Renal | Gastrointestinal | Hematologic
Neurologic | Pulmonary | Multisystem | Behavioral/Psychosocial | and more!

This all-inclusive online training covers EVERYTHING you'll see on the CCRN® exam and includes access to an online practice test — which you can take again and again, until you're certain you're ready to sit for the exam.

Add value to your professional career and prove to colleagues and employers you are driven to meet the highest standards and provide the best quality care as a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse.

Get started now and together we'll make the CCRN® certification exam a small stepping-stone on your way to a brighter future in healthcare.

Yours in education & success,
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN
Just look at what your colleagues have to say about the program.

Five Stars
"I passed! Thank you for an awesome CCRN® review class! I felt so prepared going to the test. I have been telling all of my coworkers and friends that they MUST take your class. Thank you.
— Lindsey
"I just wanted to say Thank You for your prep course. I had previously failed the exam in the past after using other prep classes and was recently given the ultimatum by my facility to pass or be terminated. Today I passed! I will be sending my coworkers to your online video lecture on You made it all so easy!
— Elizabeth
Five Stars
Five Stars
"I took your CCRN® review course and wanted to let you know I passed the test! Thank you for the great review class, it really helped me remember content under pressure! The stories were a big help!
— Alicia
What Will I Learn?

Nursing expert Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, will not only prepare you to pass your Critical Care certification exam the very first time, but she'll also improve your critical thinking skills and overall nursing knowledge — leaving you with refined clinical skills you can immediately put into practice.


  • Spectrum of coronary ischemia
  • Heart cath
  • Peripheral vascular insufficiency
  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac surgeries
  • Arrythmias and conduction abnormalities
  • Hypertensive crisis
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Swan Ganz
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump
  • Structural defects
  • Acquired and congenital
  • Valve dysfunction
  • Pericarditis and tamponade
  • Aortic anomalies
  • Cardiac trauma


  • ABG analysis: acid-base imbalance
  • Acute pulmonary emboli
  • ARDS
  • Pneumonia's
  • Status asthmaticus
  • Chronic conditions
  • Ventilator "must knows"
  • Pleural space abnormalities
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Respiratory failure
  • Thoracic surgeries


  • Acute GI hemorrhage
  • Bowel infarction, obstruction, perforation
  • GI surgeries
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome
  • Trauma


  • Diabetes mellitus, 1 and 2
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperglycemic states
  • DKA
  • HHS
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH


  • Anemia
  • Coagulopathies
  • DIC
  • HIT
  • Immune deficiencies
  • Leukopenia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Blood products
  • Transfusion reactions


  • Kellie Monroe Doctrine
  • Increased intracranial pressures
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Closed head injuries and neurosurgeries
  • Concussion
  • Basilar skull fracture
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Epidermal hematoma
  • Neurological infection diseases
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Autonomic dysreflexia
  • Central cord syndrome
  • Seizures
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Brain tumors
  • Dementia


  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Infections
  • Life-threatening electrolyte imbalances
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorous


  • Rhabdomyolysis


  • Shock
  • Distributive
  • Hypovolemic
  • Cardiogenic
  • Obstructive
  • Poisonings
  • SIRS, sepsis, septic shock, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome


  • Dementia
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Depression/anxiety
  • Substance abuse disorders
  • Suicidal ideation/gestures

Professional Caring and Ethics:

  • Synergy Model
  • Advocacy
  • Caring Practice
  • Response to diversity
  • Collaboration
  • Systems thinking
  • Clinical Inquiry

Test Prep Tips


To set you up for maximum success, we've also included over a dozen BONUS study resources! A $489.94 VALUE — YOURS FREE WITH REGISTRATION!

  • Downloadable Workbooks & printable PDFs to help you master central line care and make fluids and electrolytes easy!
  • • BONUS podcast recordings on topics nurses may need extra assistance with, like Mechanical Ventilation, How to Manage the Neuro Patient, and more.
  • • Instant access to an online certification practice test so you'll have an idea of what to expect when sitting for the real thing.
  • • Exclusive, members-only forums where you can communicate and connect with other nurses preparing to become certified in critical care!

PESI HealthCare's Critical Care Nurse Certification Exam Prep:
Your Guide to Passing the CCRN® Exam

A $851.86 Value
Yours Today for Only $299.99

Expertly prepare for your CCRN® exam.
Plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours at no additional cost to you!
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet the Course Expert:
Cyndi Zarbano
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, practices at Mayo Clinic in MN as an ICU nurse. Through her 25 years of clinical practice, she has drawn expertise from a variety of intensive care/critical care roles. Her insights have been sought in legal cases for the past 12 years. Cyndi has been a requested presenter, speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country.

Click here for information about Cyndi Zarbano
Here's what else nurses have to say about this critical care certification prep course:

"Thank You for the best Critical Care exam prep course that I have ever experienced. Cyndi's style of teaching is entertaining, and she makes even the most complex topics easy to understand. Thank you, Cyndi, so very much for enriching my career and making me a better nurse!"
— Margaret R., CCRN
"I passed the CCRN® exam with flying colors! I learned so much from Cyndi's training — not only for the certification exam but for my own nursing practice."
— Stacey, CCRN
"I took the CCRN® exam and passed on the first try! It was the HARDEST test I have ever taken. I felt completely defeated a little over halfway through, but I kept hearing your voice in my ear reminding me of content! Thank you, Cyndi, for helping me earn those important letters behind my name… CCRN!"
— Brett, CCRN
"I took the CCRN® exam and passed! This exam prep training was excellent, and Cyndi is very entertaining! Thanks, Cyndi, for the mnemonics, it really did help me to remember content!!"
— Lauren S., CCRN
Frequently Asked Questions

If you need a comprehensive overview of what to expect on the critical care certification exam paired with practical test-taking strategies AND you want to have fun learning, this innovative prep course is right for you!

I take the CCRN® exam every chance I get, so I can give YOU the most up-to-date information on what to expect when it's your turn to take it and timely tips on how to best prepare for success.

Whether you are pursuing certification as a personal achievement or an employment requirement, this training will make you feel confident and equipped heading into your exam, as well as sharpen your critical thinking skills and elevate your abilities as a nurse.

Together we'll cover all major topic areas and body systems included in the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) certification exam — including the latest topics added to the test, like Inhalation Injuries and GI Surgeries.

Plus, you'll have the chance to put your preparation to the test on your own terms with an online practice test — included with registration.

I've said it before and I'll say it again; there's a lot to be proud of once you've passed the Critical Care Certification exam.

It gives you the chance to advance your career, enhance your resume, and put your commitment to continued growth and professional exceptionalism on display for future patients, colleagues, and employers.

Too many nurses have told me the fear of over-paying for an out-of-date prep course, only to fail the exam and have to face the embarrassment of still being uncertified — even after all that time and effort — keeps them from trying at all.

And I tell them, "Stop finding reasons to avoid improving your life!"

Let me help you secure the promotion, get your raise, and stand out as the expert provider when you earn your credentials with this comprehensive Critical Care Certification Exam Prep Course.

Get started now!

Immediately! Once you register for this self-directed PESI training, you'll get instant, unlimited access to all video modules, PDF manuals, and study guides, as well as an electronic version of the certification practice test.

The materials are yours to keep, access, and review at your own pace, around your own schedule — but you must register now to lock in the $299.99 price, saving you $299.99!

Yes! Your satisfaction is guaranteed so you can register for this training without risk. We're so confident that you'll learn from this course, but if you're not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260.

We encourage you to take the time to explore the online video training, insightful commentary, additional study resources, and certification practice exam — so that you not only pass on your first attempt, but you improve your critical thinking and overall nursing skills to be better at what you do on the day to day.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260.

We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
PESI HealthCare's Critical Care Nurse Certification Exam Prep:
Your Guide to Passing the CCRN® Exam

A $851.86 Value
Yours Today for Only $299.99
Expertly prepare for your CCRN® exam, plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours at no additional cost to you!
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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