Fort Collins Health & Wellness Orchestra performance will also remember pandemic victims. Northern Colorado’s only “medical orchestra” is hosting a virtual concert to honor local health care workers and victims of this year’s COVID-19 pandemic. The special musical selections will also salute current and future graduates of the Front Range Community College health sciences programs—who […]
Investment will fund nursing lab where students can practice skills in a realistic environment. UCHealth has pledged $250,000 to help Front Range Community College build its new Health Care Careers Center in Fort Collins. This is one of the largest donations yet for FRCC’s new facility, which is set to open in the summer of […]
Fort Collins, Colo. – Edith Matesic, DNP, is the first director of Front Range Community College’s new RN-to-BSN program—one of the college’s first four-year degrees. Classes in the program begin this fall. Colorado is currently experiencing an annual shortage of at least 500 nurses with four-year BSN degrees—and this figure is expected to grow to […]
Fort Collins, Colo. – As Front Range Community College’s new Health Care Careers Center (HCCC) begins to take shape this summer, community members are encouraged to come see the progress—and add their name to the project. FRCC has undertaken a major construction project—building a two-story, 61,000 square-foot Health Care Careers Center to address key healthcare […]
My name is Lucinda Womack and I am a proud alumnus of Front Range Community College’s registered nursing program. I currently am a nurse manager of local, physician-owned Associates in Family Medicine (AFM), the leading provider of primary care services in the Northern Front Range. As a nurse manager I help direct our recruitment and […]
Early historical records of nursing as we know it describes nurses serving in a volunteer capacity through the early church. This legacy of service is timeless considering the current educational model of “Service Learning.” Service learning is a tool being encouraged in learning institutions, and is based on the premise that classroom learning is enhanced […]
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 […]
Patricia Graham, Nurse Aide Program director at the Boulder County Campus, has a career path that started out like many Front Range students. “I never thought I would be a teacher,” Patricia says, “In fact, I never thought I would go to college. I am a first-generation college graduate.