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Nursing Degrees

Offered at: Larimer, Westminster

Nursing Program Admissions

To learn more about the admissions and registration process, tuition costs, articulation with four-year nursing programs, and much more, visit the Nursing Department page of the campus you wish to attend:

Pre-Nursing Students

Students who have not yet been accepted to the FRCC Nursing program are considered Pre-Nursing and should meet with a campus Health Sciences & Wellness Pathways Advisor for guidance.

Nursing Certificates

LPN-to-ADN Degree

Nursing Associate Degree (RN)

RN-to-BSN Completion Program


What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  1. Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care and leadership in a variety of healthcare settings to diverse patient populations across the lifespan.
  2. Engage in critical thinking and clinical reasoning to make patient-centered care decisions.
  3. Implement quality measures to improve patient care.
  4. Participate in collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team, the patient and the patient’s support persons.
  5. Use information management principles, techniques, and systems, and patient care technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
  6. Assimilate professional, legal, and ethical guidelines in practice as a professional nurse.
  7. Promote a culture of caring to provide holistic, compassionate, culturally-competent care.

Nursing Annual Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
LPN $41,519
RN $56,124
Health Educator
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment (2018)

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