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Lakeland, Florida RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Lakeland 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 Lakeland?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Florida. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Florida. 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 Florida.

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.

Top RN Schools Near You

More programs in this area

Keiser College
2400 Interstate Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33805
Polk State College
999 Avenue H
Winter Haven, Florida 33881
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33620
University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33606
South University
4401 North Himes Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33614
Hillsborough Community College
4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33614
South Florida Community College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, Florida 33825
Valencia College
1800 South Kirkman Road
Orlando, Florida 32811
Pasco Hernando Community College
11415 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
671 Winyah Drive
Orlando, Florida 32803
Herzing College
1595 South Semoran Boulevard #1501
Winter Park, Florida 32792