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2024-25 Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog

Paramedic to Associate Degree Nursing

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Program Description

The Paramedic to ADN program teaches you skills of direct patient care that you can apply in any healthcare setting. It offers theoretical and applied instruction in classrooms, simulated laboratories, and clinical settings. The program integrates education in adult, gerontological, obstetric, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Your clinical learning will take place in diverse 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 for spring admission. All Health & Public Safety programs have essential functions to help you be successful in the program and career. Applicants must have current and unencumbered Colorado Paramedic certification. Applicants will receive a block transfer of up to 23 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 applican’t sresponsibility 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 Paramedic-ADN program prepares you to provide safe, therapeutic, and competent nursing care in hospitals and other healthcare settings. You may also work as an entry-level patient-care manager.


Total Credits: 71.5

General Education and Program Prerequisite Courses

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 Paramedic license in good standing and 23 credits will be transcribed as prior learning credits to to complete this degree.

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