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2022-23 Catalog 
    Feb 07, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog

Nursing, LPN to ADN, AAS

CIP 51.3801

See list of Department Chairs on the Personnel   page.

Program Description

The LPN-ADN program teaches you skills of direct patient care and critical thinking in the role of a registered nurse that you can apply in any healthcare setting. It offers theoretical and applied instruction in classrooms, simulated laboratories, and clinical settings. It integrates education in adult, gerontological, obstetric, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Your clinical learning will take place in diverse types of institutions.

The Nursing program has a selective and limited admission policy. The application is available online at Pueblo Community College Nursing from October 1 to November 15. All Health Professions programs have essential functions to help you be successful in the program and career. Applicants must have a current Colorado LPN license in good standing. PCC will accept a block transfer of up to 21 credits. Official transcripts from the student’s LPN program and proof of LPN licensure are required for admission to this program. PCC will accept a block transfer of up to 24 PLA credits. 

In progress grades will be accepted, however, course must show in progress at time of application and be completed in Fall semester. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit final spring semester course grade(s) as soon as possible to the admission committee for consideration.

Note: You must undergo a background check and drug screen before we can officially admit you into the program. A felony, loss of license, administrative disciplinary proceeding for negligence, malpractice, recklessness, or willful or intentional misconduct may prohibit entrance into the program and/or eligibility to sit for licensure exams.

Career Information

The LPN-ADN program prepares you to provide safe, therapeutic, and competent nursing care in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

Total Credits: 71.5

General Education and Program Prerequisites

Second (12 credits)

Program Course Schedule

Apply to the Program – October 1 to November 15 for a spring start

Application is online at Pueblo Community College Nursing

Accepted applicants must have a current Colorado LPN license in good standing and 21 credits will be transcribed as prior learning credits to complete this degree.

Credits received for Practical Nursing License: 24