Obtaining a Certified Nurses Aide Certificate from a Community College

According to the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence, 32 percent of Colorado’s nurses are over the age of 55. This translates to 2,000 nurses retiring annually and means the state of Colorado will face a shortage of nurses in the near future.  The Colorado Department of Labor and employment expects the need for nurse aides to grow 29 percent through 2016.  Becoming a certified nursing aide, CNA, will get you in on the ground floor of nursing. [Read more…]

Who Can Become a CNA in Colorado

The certified nursing aide field is wide open in Colorado. In this state, 32 percent of the current nurses are approaching retirement age. On average, 2,000 nurses face retirement each year.  The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment predicts that the need for certified nursing aides, CNA, in Colorado will grow 29 percent in the next five years. This translates into much needed jobs in a state where unemployment hovers around eight percent. This means the time is ideal to become a CNA, in Colorado. [Read more…]