The College Network
Already possess LVN certification? The College Network can be a key partner in providing you with the education to accelerate your nursing career. By acting as a conduit between you and a host of partner universities, The College Network allows busy professionals like you to obtain earn registered nurse (RN) licensure. Using customized learning modules, you are able to complete both general education and elective courses that are transferable to an in-network university or one of thousands of schools across the United States.
LVN to RN Program Overview
The College Network can help you advance your career in midstream by giving you the tools and experience you need to succeed through their LVN to RN program. The College Network has outlined several steps which clearly define the path to your RN degree. Your journey begins with a program advisor, who will work with you to organize a course plan. The College Network provides you with a tailored set of learning modules that will prepare you for the next phase of your education.
- Essentials of Nursing Care
- Reproductive Health
- Transition to the Registered Nurse Role
- Health Differences Across the Life Span
These modules prepare you to sit for college equivalency exams, which enable you to earn course credit and enter Excelsior College, where you will complete your final training to become a certified RN.
While at Excelsior, you will study for the Focused Clinical Competency Exam, which tests your clinical competency knowledge. Next, you will be required to complete your clinical training that will prove your bedside manner. After graduating from Excelsior College, you will be required to pass your state’s board exam to earn your RN license. With its transitional approach, the College Network can be your partner and mentor you through the process of fulfilling your dreams.
Online Nursing Bridge Programs
||South University — South University offers a BS and an MS in Nursing. The BSN prepares graduates to work in every healthcare setting, from hospitals to school health clinics, and teaches a wide variety of healthcare concepts, including gerontological nursing and alternative nursing methods. The MS in Nursing prepares students for more advanced positions and for clinical teaching and research. Click Here|
||Kaplan University — The Nursing Program at Kaplan University features programs that are designed to meet individual goals and the online courses afford flexibility in managing one's educational goals. Students seeking both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing have the option to a condensed format, allowing them to complete both degrees in less time and for less tuition that obtaining each degree separately. Click Here|
||Liberty University — Liberty University is a Christian-affiliated college that offers a BS in nursing online. Students often go on to graduate nursing programs and become clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners and nursing faculty. Some required science courses cannot be taken online and the units must be taken at the Liberty campus or transferred from another college. Click Here|
||Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences — Students of FHC's RN to BSN online degree program will learn invaluable communication, leadership, and management skills that can be applied to an expanded job role within the nursing profession. Click Here|