Nursing Programs

Integrated Pathway to a B.S. in Nursing

Red Rocks Community College and the University of Colorado’s College of Nursing offer a unique, integrated pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. The Integrated Nursing Pathway (INP) program provides outstanding preparation for professional nursing practice. Designed to increase access for community college students to a B.S. degree in Nursing, it emphasizes the value of a diverse student population as a way to achieving excellence in practice that is reflective of the cultural diversity of health care recipients.

Become a certified nursing aide to enter the medical field. Love your work!

Want a rewarding job in nursing? As the medical field continuously grows, certified nursing assistants are on the front lines for providing quality patient care. Becoming a CNA is a good idea for someone interested in the nursing field who is not sure which path to take.  A CNA job can set you on the fast track to a quality career in the medical field.

Pre-Nursing

Registered nurses are the largest single group of health care professionals in the U.S. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by the year 2008 this country will need an additional 450,000 nurses.

The role of the RN is multifaceted and encompasses care in a variety of areas, including surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, and rehabilitation. RNs work in hospitals, home health, rehabilitation, hospice, community and public health, schools, camps, clinics, corporate settings and more.

RN Refresher Program

Thank you for your interest in the Red Rocks RN Refresher program. The program has been updated in order to provide the most current nursing information and with greater scheduling flexibility.

Our RN Refresher program is one of only four such programs in Colorado.  Courses are offered in a hybrid format and include both skills labs and simulation labs.

For general information on Red Rock's Community College's Nursing programs,
            please contact the Arvada Campus at 303.914.6010 or
For detailed information, please contact Dr. Carmen Stephens,
           Director of Nursing Programs carmen.stephens@rrcc.edu.