Colorado Legislature could address nursing shortage

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Colorado Legislature could address nursing shortage

Lauren Richardson, Jonie Ditzler, Rob Abercrombie and Rachael Sproul check vitals on a mock patient during a registered nursing class Wednesday at Southwest Colorado Community College in Mancos. A bill in the Colorado Legislature would allow the college to offer four-year degrees for nursing students to help address a growing shortage in the industry.
Allie Enoch, nursing instructor at Southwest Colorado Community College in Mancos, shows licensed practical nursing students how to measure an infant’s head in a maternal newborn class.
SCCC offers informational sessions about nursing programs

The Journal
Southwest Colorado Community College plans two informational sessions for potential students to learn how to apply for nursing programs and about requirements of the Test of Essential Academic Skills and Certified Nursing Assistant certificate.
Applications are due March 1.
You may attend one of the following:
Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 120 on the Southwest Campus, 33057 U.S. Highway 160, between Cortez and Mancos.Thursday, Feb. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 120 on the Southwest Campus, U.S. Highway 160, between Cortez and Mancos.For more information, email Margaret.LaRose@pueblocc.edu.

Colorado Legislature could address nursing shortage

Lauren Richardson, Jonie Ditzler, Rob Abercrombie and Rachael Sproul check vitals on a mock patient during a registered nursing class Wednesday at Southwest Colorado Community College in Mancos. A bill in the Colorado Legislature would allow the college to offer four-year degrees for nursing students to help address a growing shortage in the industry.
Allie Enoch, nursing instructor at Southwest Colorado Community College in Mancos, shows licensed practical nursing students how to measure an infant’s head in a maternal newborn class.
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