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Registered Nurse Degree Info
Which schools offer Polkton 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 Polkton?
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.
On-Campus & Online RN Schools
More programs in this area
South Piedmont Community College
4209 Old Charlotte Hwy
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
Stanly Community College
141 College Drive
Albemarle, North Carolina 28001
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Dr.
Concord, North Carolina 28025
Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, North Carolina 28345
University of North Carolina
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223
Mercy School of Nursing
2001 Vail Ave.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28207
Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Presbyterian Healthcare System
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Carolinas College of Health Sciences
1200 Blythe Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd., South
Salisbury, North Carolina 28146