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Decatur, Alabama RN Programs

Get your RN degree in Decatur, AL - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Decatur RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of a nursing program approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN can be 2-3 years)

Free Nursing School in Decatur?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Alabama. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Alabama. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Alabama.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

Decatur, AL RN Programs

More programs in this area

Calhoun Community College
6250 Hwy. 31 North
Tanner, Alabama 35671
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
Oakwood College
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, Alabama 35896
G C Wallace State Community College
801 Main Street NW
Hanceville, Alabama 35077
Northwest-Shoals Community College
800 George Wallace Blvd.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
University of North Alabama
One Harrison Plaza
Florence, Alabama 35632