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Colorado Mountain College hosts nursing program info sessions

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Nursing students working toward an associate degree practice IV techniques in a class at Colorado Mountain College. The college is studying the feasibility of adding a Bachelor of Science in nursing, with support from a grant from the Colorado Health Foundation. Photo Ed Kosmicki

Starting next week, Colorado Mountain College will hold information meetings about its associate degree in nursing.

The associate degree application deadline is Feb. 1 for the fall 2015 start.

This fall, the college also started offering a bachelor's degree in nursing for registered nurses, known as the RN to BSN, with 29 students now enrolled.

The application deadline for the spring start of the bachelor's program is Nov. 15, and classes begin Jan. 12.

To enroll in the BSN program, students must already have earned their associate degree or diploma in nursing and hold an RN license in the state of Colorado, in addition to other requirements.

The program is based at CMC locations in Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley and Breckenridge. However, since the program involves mostly online learning, requiring only occasional visits to the college's campuses, working nurses throughout the college's service area and beyond may enroll.

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The college's two-year Associate of Applied Science program in nursing qualifies graduates to become licensed registered nurses.

Associate of Applied Science in nursing information meetings:

Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m., CMC in Breckenridge, 107 Denison Placer Road, Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium

Oct. 15, noon, CMC in Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Calaway Building, Room 127

Nov. 4, noon, CMC in Dillon, 333 Fiedler Ave., Room 203

Nov. 5, 4 p.m., CMC in Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave., Senior Center

For more information, go to coloradomtn.edu/programs/nursing/or call (800) 621-8559.