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LPN to RN programs in Wisconsin are designed to help a licensed LPN to gain more skills in nursing and become a registered nurse. LPN to RN programs in Wisconsin are also referred to as bridge programs as they help students to get ready for National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. There are several universities and vocational schools that offer LPN to RN programs in Wisconsin. All schools offering these programs must be licensed by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing and certified by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. It is important to ensure that the school you select has fulfilled all the above conditions.

Most Wisconsin programs are suitable for LPNs who are busy working and find it impossible to join the traditional nursing programs. Wisconsin programs are available in both bachelor’s degree and associate degree level. To qualify to join the LPN to RN programs in Wisconsin, you must have a GED or possess a high school diploma. You must have the current licensure as a LPN. The state also requires students to sit and pass the National League for Nursing Exam before getting admitted for the program.

The associate degree in nursing takes two years to complete. The ADN program contains both classroom coursework and clinical training. The coursework covers both psychosocial and biophysical sciences. Clinical experience is guided by the instructor and the students are sent to community hospitals and clinics. The training is quite involving as students also learn lab activities in addition to the clinical activities. After completing the program, students can take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. After passing this exam, these students get a license to practice as registered nurses in Wisconsin. They can work in various health care institutions, such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and mental health facilities.

In Wisconsin, a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing takes four years to complete. The program aims at transforming the student to a professional nurse. After completing the program, the student can undertake the NCLEX-RN, which is needed for the four specialties of nurse midwives, practitioners, anesthetics and clinical nurse specialist. After passing this exam, the graduate can work in any state in various health care settings ranging from rehabilitation centers, prisons, nursing homes, the health department, hospitals, public schools and research laboratories. BSN programs enable graduates to advance their career in nursing or in any other medical field of their choice.

Some Wisconsin schools offer online LPN to RN programs. These programs, also referred to as distance learning program, enable busy LPNs to advance their nursing career at their own free time and from the comfort of their homes and offices. Students undertaking these programs access lecture notes and course materials from the internet. They also take and submit their exams online and communicate with instructors through email. The qualifications for these programs are similar to those mentioned above. After completing the program, the student is expected to take the NCLEX-RN to start practicing as an RN in the state.

LPN to RN Programs in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin LPN to RN Schools

Find LPN to RN online programs that offer flexible scheduling and variable completion dates. Browse our list of nursing schools in Wisconsin that offer CCNE accredited LPN to RN programs:

Alverno College LPN to RN

3400 South 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53234-3922
(414) 382-6000

Concordia University Wisconsin LPN to RN

12800 North Lake Shore Drive
Mequon, WI 53097-2418
(262) 243-5700

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