Nursing Students Hold Health Resource Fair in Westminister

Community Health Students, Debra Padilla and Kristin Nichols, along with their Clinical Instructor, Dr. Annette Cannon, held a Health Resource Fair: Body, Mind and Soul, on March 5, 2015, from 5pm - 8pm at the Advent Lutheran Church in Westminster.  Other Platt Nursing Students volunteered to help: Yadira Gonzalez, Allis Espinoza, and Natasha Onkonkwo.

The School of Nursing at Platt Collegehad representatives with tables from Donor Alliance, Longmont United Health Hospital for a Respiratory Specialist and a Nurse Navigator, Diabetes Foundation, Cancer Society, AA, Al-anon, AARP, Colorado Connect Health Coverage, Cannon Health Care (CHCC) - Ask A Nurse, Nutritional Resources,  Heart Association, Visiting Angels, and others.  CHCC gave away a door prize of a Health Basket worth $60.00.  There was a great turnout.  Debra and Kristin did a beautiful job of creating and organizing the fair to meet the community needs of Westminster.

Nursing Faculty Contributes to Geronotology Nurse Publication

Platt College nursing faculty, Maria Kneusel, was recently acknowledged for her contrbutions to The Gerontology Nurse's Guide to the Community-Based Health Network, published by Springer Publishing Company in October of 2014.  In this book, Kneusel contributed a section to "Chapter 3: Health Care Delivery: Cultural Domains" where she discusses culturally competent care of Latino elderly patients in the community setting.

Nursing Graduates Celebrate the Tradition of the Nightingale Pledge

Nursing students from the School of Nursing at Platt College take the Nightingale Pledge at their recent graduation/pinning ceremony at a hotel near Denver. 

The Nightingale Pledge was once taken by all new professional nurses upon first entering the nursing profession. It was named after the famous nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, who was a championed English nurse. Nightingale laid the foundations of modern nursing with her nursing school at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London (now part of King’s College in London).

Learn More about attending Nursing School within Minutes of Denver

Perhaps you have thought about becoming a nurse, but you thought the timing wasn't right...or you thought maybe next year...well-there is no better time to begin exploring your options at Platt College.

Platt College is a college dedicated to the field of professional nursing.  Whether this is your second degree or first time in college, we are sure that Platt College has something to offer you.  The School of Nursing at Platt College offers a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSN) in just 36 months. 

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Earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in just 36 months......

Platt College is a nursing school, located minutes from Denver, that focuses on quality undergraduate education; in fact, it's our mission. We are glad that you have chosen to peruse our website firsthand.  We think the friendliness of our campus community and rich heritage of higher education for more than 29 years will become apparent as you begin to consider a career in nursing at Platt College.  You'll quickly see why Platt College is one of Colorado’s most easily accessible nursing program, offering a Bachelor of Science degree (BSN) in as little as 36 months with no prerequisites needed. We are committed to student success and we believe success is best fostered in an environment of mutual respect, caring, and high expectations.

We like to keep our classes small and our value big. We believe with dedication, perseverance, and hard work, each of you may realize your goal of becoming a professional nurse.

The faculty seeks to instill in students a commitment to life-long learning and a passion for professional nursing practice. It is our goal to never lose sight of these goals as we assist students in progressing through our curriculum.

The School of Nursing at Platt College is a distinctive community. Our decisions and the way we approach day-to-day challenges are based on our core values of diversity, excellence in the learning process, ethics and integrity, personal growth and community. The competencies of our nursing program serve as the road map on a journey to becoming a professional nurse and it is our job to help develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that serve students in areas that have become expectations for the profession of nursing within the 21st century.

At Platt College, we challenge students to be open to learning all there is to know about the nursing process, nursing informatics, evidence-based practice, professional standards, and inter-professional communication and collaboration.

When students graduate from Platt College, it is our hope that graduates have grown personally and professionally and that their ability to value the role of the professional nurse and the impact upon individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations is forever changed.