Delta Montrose School
1765 US Highway 50
Delta, Colorado 81416
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LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare safe practitioners to administer basic nursing care and/or assist with care of patients of various health status and ages within the province of practical nursing as defined by law. Students learn to share in the care of the sick, in rehabilitation, and in illness prevention, under the direction of a licensed physician and/or registered nurse. The PN should be skilled in detecting signs and symptoms indicative of illness and be able to efficiently communicate this information to other team members. This program provides a diversified learning experience, correlates theory and clinical practice, and effectively guides and supervises the student. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensing Exam, Practical Nursing.
The Practical Nursing program meets the requirements of, and is approved by, the Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System (CCCOES), the Colorado State Board of Nursing and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is approved by the Colorado department of Regulatory Agencies Board of Nursing, 1560 Broadway, suite 1370, Denver, CO 81202; 303-894-2430; www.dora.state.co.us/nursing. This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). [NLNAC contact information: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326; P 404-975-5000 F 404-975-5020; www.nlnac.org] The program may be completed full-time in two semesters with an additional summer mini-session (approximately 10 months). A part-time option is also available.