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East Peoria, Illinois RN Programs

Get your RN degree in East Peoria, IL - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer East Peoria 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 East Peoria?

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

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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Methodist Medical Center College of Nursing
415 St. Mark Ct.
Peoria, Illinois 61603
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
511 NE Greenleaf Street
Peoria, Illinois 61603
Bradley University
830 North Elmwood Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61606
Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
Peoria, Illinois 61635
Graham Hospital
210 W. Walnut St.
Canton, Illinois 61520
Spoon River College
23235 N. County Highway 22
Canton, Illinois 61520
Illinois State University
Campus Box 5810
Normal, Illinois 61790
Heartland Community College
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, Illinois 61761
Illinois Wesleyan University
1312 Park Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701