CNA to LPN Programs in Colorado

CNAs in Colorado, wanting to progress in their career in the healthcare sector and have a salary rise with it, can further their studies to become a LPN or Licensed Practical Nurse. Colorado is in fact lots of attractions when it comes to quality of life as well as working conditions such as excellent job prospects. BLS has predicted a growth per year of 28% for nursing professionals in this state, which confidently puts this profession between the jobs with better job prospects. The state is also home to a large number of high quality services in health care, such as hospitals and clinics. World class education is also available throughout the state in numerous community colleges, technical schools and private education establishments.

Becoming a LPN in Colorado

When you are already a CNA

Certified Nursing Assistants already graduated and with professional experience can become a LPN in the state of California by completing a program endorsed by the state’s Nursing Board.

How long will it take to become an LPN in Colorado?

The quick answer is one year. This is true for CNAs with professional experience as well as for new students trying to get into Nursing school. Colorado’s Board of Nursing will require anyone wanting a licence to practice nursing in the state to finish a training program from a school accredited by the board. Additionally, they will be required to pass the NCLEX-PN examination and apply for a licence. This page has all the information required.

Below you’ll find some of the programs available for you, helping you kick-start your career in Nursing, whether you are a CNA or a fresh new student finishing high school.

 

SCHOOL NAME CITY, STATE DEGREE LEVEL
Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Community College of Denver Denver, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Delta Montrose Technical College Delta, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Front Range Community College Westminster, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Morgan Community College Fort Morgan, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Northeastern Junior College Sterling, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Otero Junior College La Junta, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Pickens Technical College Aurora, CO Award (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training