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Reading, Pennsylvania RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Reading 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 Reading?

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.

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

More programs in this area

Reading Hospital
Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street
Reading, Pennsylvania 19611
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine Street
Reading, Pennsylvania 19607
Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Road
Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320
Pottsville Hospital
700 East Norwegian Street
Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901
Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
Lehigh Carbon Community College
4525 Education Park Dr.
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences
410 North Lime Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
DeSales University
2755 Station Ave.
Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034
West Chester University Pennsylvania
700 South High St.
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
St. Luke's Hospital
801 Ostrum Street
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Eastern University
1300 Eagle Road
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
Gwynedd-Mercy College
1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085
Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020
Harcum College
750 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Delaware County Community College
901 South Media Line Road
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
800 Manchester Ave
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
Neumann College
One Neumann Drive
Aston, Pennsylvania 19014