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

PN Opt-out Certificate

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Program Description

The LPN 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. 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 March 1 to May 1 for Fall admission. All Health & Public Safety programs have essential functions to help you be successful in the program and career. In progress grades will be accepted, however course must show in progress at time of application and be completed in Spring 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 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: 54

General Education and Program Prerequisites

Second (12 credits)

Program Course Schedule

Application Admission Requirements

Complete NUA 101 Certified Nurse Aide Health Care Skills, or the Nurse Aide coursework within the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), or have an Active Colorado CNA Certificate. (If Nursing Assistant Certificate is obtained through a private company or an out-of-state institution, student must obtain an Active Colorado CNA Certificate). Nurse Aide certificate must be in good standing without stipulation. Nurse Aide courses must be completed within seven (7) years of entry into PCC Nursing program. If the applicant is a current Colorado Certified Nurse Aide, in good standing, there is no time limit.

Apply to the program – April 1 to May 20, 2022

Application is online at Pueblo Community College Nursing

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