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Ripley, Tennessee RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Ripley 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 Ripley?

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

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

King College
1350 King College Road
Athens, Tennessee 37303
Chattanooga State Technical Community College
4501 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403
Austin Peay State University
601 College Street
Clarksville, Tennessee 37044
Cleveland State Community College
PO Box 3570
Cleveland, Tennessee 37320
Southern Adventist University
4881 Taylor Circle
Collegedale, Tennessee 37315
Columbia State Community College
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
Tennessee Technological University
1 William L Jones Dr.
Cookeville, Tennessee 38505
Dyersburg State Community College
1510 Lake Road
Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024
Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, Tennessee 37748
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, Tennessee 37752
Jackson State Community College
2046 North Parkway
Jackson, Tennessee 38301
Union University
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Carson-Newman College
2130 Branner Ave.
Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
East Tennessee State University
807 University Parkway
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
South College
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37909
Tennessee Wesleyan College
9821 Cogdill Rd # 2
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1331 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, Tennessee 37087
University of Tennessee at Martin
61 Mt Pelia Road
Martin, Tennessee 38237