Shelly Fischer, PhD, will be the new director of FRCC’s nationally accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) completion program.
Accrediting agency is a “reliable authority to determine the quality of nursing education programs.” The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Front Range Community College has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program builds on a two-year nursing degree, allowing students to continue at FRCC to complete their Bachelor of […]
This Nursing Alumna Can Do Anything When Amy Larabee was six years old, her dad had surgery. That’s when she decided to be a nurse. “I just knew,” she recalls. She remembers that she loved being in the hospital—the smells, the people, the uniforms—everything about it. She looked at the nurses and thought, “I want […]
New Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will help ease the nursing shortage in Colorado. Front Range Community College is awarding its first bachelor’s degrees in the school’s 52-year history. These are also the first four-year degrees in nursing from any school in the Colorado Community College System. FRCC began offering classes in its new […]
With all the excitement over the opening of FRCC’s new Health Care Careers Center this semester, you might have missed the inspiring new sculpture garden that flanks the entry to the new facility. The six original works by local artist Lorri Acott contribute images of healing, hope and renewal to the environment around the new […]
Nurses have always responded to needs of the day beginning with Florence Nightingale, who believed God called her to care for soldiers in the Crimean war. Nursing care is as old as humanity yet nursing became a distinct discipline when Nightingale, known as the “Lady with the Lamp,” made rounds in the soldiers’ camps caring […]