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Creston, Iowa RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Creston 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 Creston?

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

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.

Creston, IA RN Programs

More programs in this area

Southwestern Community College
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, Iowa 50801
Graceland University
1 University Place
Lamoni, Iowa 50140
Des Moines Area Community College
800 Porter Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Mercy College - Health Science
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309