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Spruce Pine, North Carolina RN Programs

Get your RN degree in Spruce Pine, NC - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Spruce Pine 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 Spruce Pine?

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.

Spruce Pine, NC RN Programs

More programs in this area

Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777
Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Ave.
Morganton, North Carolina 28655
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, North Carolina 28638
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, North Carolina 28160