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Gainesville, Georgia RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Gainesville 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 Gainesville?

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

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

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North Georgia College & State University
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, Georgia 30597
Piedmont College
165 Central Avenue
Demorest, Georgia 30535
Athens Technical College
800 US Hwy 29 North
Athens, Georgia 30601
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Georgia Perimeter College
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
Brenau University
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033
Emory University
1520 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Georgia State University
33 Gilmer St SE # 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30303