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La Plata, Maryland RN Programs

Get your RN degree in La Plata, MD - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer La Plata 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 La Plata?

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

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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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd.
La Plata, Maryland 20646
Prince George's Community College
301 Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20774
Montgomery College
7600 Takoma Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
Columbia Union College
7600 Flower Ave.
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
University of Maryland
7403 Hopkins Avenue
College Park, Maryland 20740
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, Maryland 20715
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, Maryland 21012