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Palatine, Illinois RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Palatine 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 Palatine?

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.

Palatine, IL RN Programs

More programs in this area

Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, Illinois 60067
Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Triton College
2000 Fifth Ave.
River Grove, Illinois 60171
College of Dupage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, Illinois 60123
College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, Illinois 60030
Concordia University
7400 Augusta St
River Forest, Illinois 60305
Loyola University
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60660
City Colleges of Chicago - Truman College
1145 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Morton College
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero, Illinois 60804
City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College
1900 W. Van Buren
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Rush University
1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, Illinois 60612
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Depaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Robert Morris College
401 S. State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, Illinois 60506
City Colleges of Chicago- Richard J Daley College
7500 South Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60652
Morraine Valley Community College
9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, Illinois 60465
City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy - King College
6301 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60621