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Nursing Schools, Degrees, and
Programs for RN's & future Nurses

Welcome to RN Central - the place to learn about nursing online

RN Central is a special place on the web for nurses and students. More than just a list of links, RN Central is a website where nurses can enjoy themselves, and find information important to nursing and becoming a nurse. Come join the RN Central Family!


RN Central provides working and prospective nurses with the information they need to research different nursing roles and disciplines, launch a new career in the field, or advance in a current one. Use our site to guide you through the online learning opportunities available for nurses who need more flexibility in their educational experience. Explore the options you have as a new nursing student or as a career nurse simply looking to fulfill continuing education requirements.

Look through our Nursing Schools section for more information on all of the schools that offer distance nursing programs. In addition, we explain exactly what programs are available from each school so that you can make the best decision about which school will best meet your personal and career goals.

If you’re still trying to decide what program best fits your needs, browse the Nursing Degrees section to learn more about the varying types of nursing degrees you could pursue. Not all nursing degrees lead to the same career opportunities, so be sure you pick a degree program that’s in line with the type of work you want to do.

However, if there’s a specific type of nursing field you’re interested in, look through the Nursing Programs section for an explanation of exactly what type of education you’d need to achieve to work as a specialized nurse. From forensics to public health, we can help you get started on the right educational path.

For a more personal look at the nursing field, don’t miss the Notes from the Nurse’s Station, run by operating room nurse Jennifer Olin. With years of nursing experience and a background in the perioperative arena, Jennifer stories offer current and prospective nurses a lot to learn about. If you have questions or comments, she’d love to hear from you; please join in the discussion today!.

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