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New Kensington, Pennsylvania RN Programs

Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer New Kensington 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 New Kensington?

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

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.

New Kensington, PA RN Programs

More programs in this area

Citizens School of Nursing
651 4th Avenue
New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Community College of Allegheny County
595 Beatty Road
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
St. Margaret Memorial Hospital
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPMC Shadyside Hospital
5230 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Carlow College
3333 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Laroche College
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
3500 Victoria Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Butler County Community College
107 College Drive
Butler, Pennsylvania
Ohio Valley General Hospital
25 Heckel Road
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Sewickley Valley Hospital
720 Blackburn Road
Sewickley, Pennsylvania
Robert Morris University
6001 University Blvd.
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
Westmoreland County Community College
145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, Pennsylvania
Community College of Beaver County
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1011 South Drive
Indiana, Pennsylvania
Washington Hospital
155 Wilson Avenue
Washington, Pennsylvania
Jameson Memorial Hospital
1211 Wilmington Road
New Castle, Pennsylvania