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West Reading, Pennsylvania RN Programs

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

Which schools offer West 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 West 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.

Top RN Schools Near You

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Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
Neumann College
One Neumann Drive
Aston, Pennsylvania 19014
Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020
St. Luke's Hospital
801 Ostrum Street
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Bloomsburg University
400 E. Second St.
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815
Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
University of Pittsburgh
300 Campus Drive
Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701
Harcum College
750 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Butler County Community College
107 College Drive
Butler, Pennsylvania 16002
DeSales University
2755 Station Ave.
Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034
Widener University
One University Place
Chester, Pennsylvania 19013
Lock Haven University
401 N. Fairview St.
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745
Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Road
Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320
Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630
Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
260 Waterford Street
Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16412
Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie, Pennsylvania 16541
Messiah College
One College Avenue
Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027