January 31, 2014

Which Professions Need To Be Licensed/Registered With The State Of Colorado

There are many professions and business types that need to be registered with the Department of Regulatory Agencies in the State of Colorado. Don’t confuse this with registering for a business license or incorporation – those type of registrations still need to be done, too. The professions and business types that need to register with the Department of Regulatory Agencies carry special requirements that need to be met. [Read more...]

Becoming a CNA in the Harsh Employment Climate of Colorado

Colorado may rank as one of worst states as far as looking for a job with unemployment above 8.0 percent (August 2011 = 8.5%), but there is a silver lining. In Colorado, health care workers rank at the top in getting jobs. Recent surveys attribute the rise in health care jobs to, baby boomers retiring, more seniors moving to Colorado, and the recent health care law changes. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment predict certified nursing aides, CNAs, to experience a growth of 26 percent in the next five years. [Read more...]

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...]