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Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Wilkes Barre 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 Wilkes Barre?

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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Wilkes University
84 West South Street
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18766
Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634
Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612
University of Scranton
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509
Bloomsburg University
400 E. Second St.
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301
Lehigh Carbon Community College
4525 Education Park Dr.
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078
Pottsville Hospital
700 East Norwegian Street
Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901