LPN to RN Programs: Taking the Next Step in Your Nursing Career

Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) want to advance their career by becoming a Registered Nurse. This requires special LPN to RN programs. Sometimes people are so excited to start working as a nurse and begin to make money that they go ahead and stop their education at LPN. After some time working in the industry, these nurses often decide they need to go back and get their RN training. But they are faced with the same problem that originally caused them to enter the field with only their LPN: the need to earn income.

The biggest reason a nurse would want LPN to RN programs is usually the money. Becoming an RN would allow a nurse to make a higher salary. But aside from that, you are now certified to administer more treatments and take on entirely more responsibility. Additionally, you are now eligible for many more opportunities than you were as an LPN. Being an RN allows you to continue your education down the road. You can later pursue a Masters degree, which will allow you to specialize.
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Announcement From Florida Career College: New Nursing Program

Florida Career College (FCC) has announced its new one-year, three-semester transitional nursing program designed for LPNs who want to become RNs. The program, which is taught at the college’s Pembroke Pines campus, offers two associates degree programs for LPNs, a Level 1 beginner course, which is a two-year, four-semester program, and a transition course.

After completing the Level 1 transition course, students will be qualified to take the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination), which is required in order to receive the Registered Nurse (RN) designation.

The transitional program, which is for LPNs who want to become RNs, is a course designed to be completed in three semesters over a one-year period. Not only do the instructors and nursing curriculum present students with academic knowledge, but they also prepare them to achieve success in the workplace.Continue reading