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Des Moines, Washington RN Programs

Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Des Moines 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 Des Moines?

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

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.

Des Moines, WA RN Programs

More programs in this area

Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P. Smith Drive
Aberdeen, Washington
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, Washington
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, Washington
Whatcom Community College
237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, Washington
Olympic College
1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, Washington
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, Washington
Walla Walla College
204 South College Avenue
College Place, Washington
Highline College
2400 S. 240th St.
Seattle, Washington
Everett Community College
2000 Tower Street
Everett, Washington
Lake Washington Technical College
11605 132nd Avenue NE
Kirkland, Washington
Northwest College
5520 108th Avenue NE
Kirkland, Washington
Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple Street
Longview, Washington
Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, Washington
Skagit Valley College
2405 East College Way
Mount Vernon, Washington
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, Washington
Columbia Basin College
2600 North 20th Avenue
Pasco, Washington
Peninsula College
1502 East Lauridsen Boulevard
Port Angeles, Washington
Pierce College
1601 39th Avenue SE
Puyallup, Washington
Renton Technical College
3000 NE Fourth Street
Renton, Washington
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North
Seattle, Washington