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Gresham, Oregon RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Gresham 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 Gresham?

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

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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Mt Hood Community College
26000 Southeast Stark Street
Gresham, Oregon 97030
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, Oregon 97211
Oregon Health And Science University
700 Southwest Campus Drive
Portland, Oregon 97239
Portland Community College
705 N. Killingsworth St.
Portland, Oregon 97217
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Avenue
Oregon City, Oregon 97045
University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97203
George Fox University
414 N. Meridian St.
Newberg, Oregon 97132
Linfield - Good Samaritan School
900 SE Baker Street
Mcminnville, Oregon 97128