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Merriam, Kansas RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Merriam 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 Merriam?

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

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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Neosho County Community College
800 West 14th Street
Chanute, Kansas 66720
Colby Community College
1255 S Range Ave.
Colby, Kansas 67701
Cloud County Community College
2221 Campus Drive
Concordia, Kansas 66901
Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave.
Dodge City, Kansas 67801
Butler County Community College
901 S. Haverhill Rd.
El Dorado, Kansas 67042
Emporia State University
1200 Commercial Street
Emporia, Kansas 66801
Fort Scott Community College
2108 S Horton St.
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, Kansas 67846
Barton County Community College
245 NE 30 Rd.
Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, Kansas 67601
North Central Kansas Area Technical College
2205 Wheatland Ave.
Hays, Kansas 67601
Hesston College
325 S College Dr
Hesston, Kansas 67062
Hutchinson Community College
1300 North Plum
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
University of St. Mary
4100 South 4th St.
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Brown Mackie College
9705 Lenexa Drive
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66215
Seward County Community College
1801 N Kansas
Liberal, Kansas 67905
Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave.
Manhattan, Kansas 66503
Bethel College
300 East 27th Street
North Newton, Kansas 67117