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San Juan, Puerto Rico RN Programs

Get your RN degree in San Juan, PR - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer San Juan 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 San Juan?

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

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

Colegio Universitario de San Juan
180 Avenida Jose Oliver
San Juan, Puerto Rico 918
Universidad Metropolitana
PO Box 21150
San Juan, Puerto Rico 928
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 191293
San Juan, Puerto Rico 919
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
PO Box 12383-Loiza Station
San Juan, Puerto Rico 914
Universidad de Puerto Rico en Humacao
100 Road 908 CUH Station
Humacao, Puerto Rico 791
Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico
PO Box 4050
Arecibo, Puerto Rico 614
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico
2250 Las Americas Avenue, Suite 513
Ponce, Puerto Rico 717