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Franklin, Virginia RN Programs

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Franklin 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 Franklin?

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

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.

More programs in this area

Paul D. Camp Community College
100 North College Drive
Franklin, Virginia 23851
Tidewater Community College
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, Virginia 23701
Medical Careers Institute
1001 Omni Boulevard #200
Newport News, Virginia 23606
Riverside School of Health Careers
316 Main St.
Newport News, Virginia 23601
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, Virginia 23507
Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Dr.
Hampton, Virginia 23666
Norfolk State University
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23504
Southside Regional Medical Center
200 Medical Park Blvd.
Petersburg, Virginia 23805
Hampton University
100 E. Queen St.
Hampton, Virginia 23668
Virginia State University
1 Hayden Dr.
Petersburg, Virginia 23806