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Registered Nurse Degree Info
Which schools offer Hickory 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 Hickory?
The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in North Carolina. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina.
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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Lenoir Rhyne College
625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 US Highway 70 SE
Hickory, North Carolina 28602
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, North Carolina 28638
Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Ave.
Morganton, North Carolina 28655
Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
Wilkes Community College
1328 S. Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697
201 Highway 321 South
Dallas, North Carolina 28034
110 South Main Street
Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017
Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, North Carolina 28160
University of North Carolina
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223
Carolinas College of Health Sciences
1200 Blythe Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Presbyterian Healthcare System
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Mercy School of Nursing
2001 Vail Ave.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28207