There are several study tools you can use to prepare for the SCRN exam. For more suggested study materials, please view the SCRN Candidate Handbook.  ABNN does not endorse any educational product or program.

2024 AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference

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The 2024 AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference will be held Thursday, August 1 – Saturday, August 3, 2024. More information coming soon! Registration will open in March 2024.

AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing, 2nd edition


The AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing, 2nd edition has been updated to reflect the latest in stroke nursing. The 2nd edition reflects new studies and clinical practice guidelines and includes new figures and tables for ease of use and learning.

This evidence based book includes case studies and quiz questions. This evidence-based book covers key topics listed on the SCRN exam blueprint, including anatomy and physiology, preventative care, hyperacute care, stroke diagnostics, acute care, medications, postacute care, and systems and quality care.

Purchase the Stroke Book

Self-Paced SCRN Review Course

The Self-Paced SCRN Review Course is a web-based review that includes interactive videos and quizzes to help you prepare for the SCRN exam or to review stroke nursing best practices. The online course is a self-paced study tool and you can earn up to 8.5 CE hours upon completion and evaluation of the course. Based on the Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing book and the SCRN exam content outline, the course includes ten modules. Key interactive features include knowledge checks, correct and incorrect answer descriptions, and videos to emphasize key concepts. Purchase the Self-Paced SCRN Review Course in the AANN online store

For information on purchasing the Self-Paced SCRN Review Course for your institution, please contact AANN Member Services at Groups of 10 or more receive 10% off.

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SCRN Self-Assessment Examination

The SCRN Self-Assessment Examination is used to assess whether or not a candidate is prepared for the SCRN examination. Take the self-assessment exam and consider it a pretest to better understand your current knowledge as it applies to certification and determine where additional studies are needed. Once you have purchased the exam, it is available for 30 days from the first time you access it. The assessment consists of 75 questions covering the content areas of the SCRN examination. The SCRN Self-Assessment Examination is available for purchase in the AANN online store.

Your performance on the practice examination will not guarantee results on the actual SCRN examination. The practice examination is not required to sit for the certification examination.

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SCRN Exam Prep Package

The SCRN Exam Prep Package contains three of AANN's best-selling products: Self-Paced SCRN Review Course, SCRN Self-Assessment Exam, and the AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing book. When you purchase the SCRN Exam Prep Package, you save $60 compared to buying the products individually.

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Adventures in Neuro DVD

Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event 

Member price: $44.95 
Nonmember price: $46.95

The signs and symptoms that accompany an ischemic event are essential to stroke patient care. This DVD reviews assessment of signs and symptoms that accompany an ischemic event and addresses management options, criteria selection, and evidence-based approaches.

Purchase the Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event DVD

AANN Clinical Practice Guidelines

Free to download!

The aim of the Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) series is to provide an overview on caring for a specific patient population and to equip nurses with a tool that will assist them in delivering the optimum quality-focused patient care.

AANN has published CPGs on topics such as neuro-oncology, movement and neuromuscular disorders, neurotrauma, and spine surgery. All CPGs are free for download on the AANN website.

Learn more about the CPG series