Licensed Practical Nursing Programs in Colorado
A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) practices under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse or physician in the state of Colorado. To become a Licensed Practical Nurse in Colorado you must successfully complete a state approved or board of nursing approved practical nursing program, which will make you eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN examination for licensure.
The Colorado Board of Nursing approved LPN programs are between 9 and 12 month in duration and focus on patient care, maintenance of patient health, anatomy & physiology, ethics, highly technical nursing skills, identifying changes in patients’ conditions and other closely related topics. Students spend time at clinical sites learning with a “hands on” approach alongside other health care providers.
- Earn your RN-to-BSN online from Capella University
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the Registered Nurse
- Online Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Nursing Programs and Certificates
LPNs find work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, home health agencies and related health care organizations. LPNs are in high demand throughout Colorado and the demand only looks to increase as the population ages and the patient care services of skilled licensed practical nurses are needed more and more. According to indeed.com average annual salaries for LPNs in Colorado range from $30,000 to $50,000 depending on facility, geographic location, experience and other factors. You may also be interested in the available Medical Assistant programs in Colorado. Medical Assisting is a rapidly growing and desirable entry level position in the field of health care.
The first step is to find a Colorado Board of Nursing approved practical nursing program. The schools currently offering approved programs are listed below along with their contact information. Take your first step toward an exciting and rewarding career in health care as an LPN by requesting information from these programs.
(sources: Colorado Board of Nursing)
Additional Practical Nursing Programs Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing
|Academy of Medical & Health Sciences|
1339 S. Pueblo Blvd. 100
Pueblo, CO 81005
|Concorde Career College|
111 N. Havana Street
Aurora, CO 80010
|Community College of Denver|
1070 Alton Way Bldg 849
Denver, CO 80230
|Delta-Montrose Technical College|
1765 US Hwy 50
Delta, CO 81428
|Emily Griffith Opportunity School|
1250 Welton St
Denver, CO 80204
|Front Range Community College-Boulder |
2121 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501
|Mesa State College |
Director 1100 North Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
| Northeastern Junior College |
100 College St
Sterling, CO 80751
|Pickens Technical College |
500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
|Pueblo Community College |
900 W. Orman Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004