LPN to RN vs LPN to BSN - page 2

I have about a year experience working with my LPN license and now I'm ready to further my education since my end goal is a masters. I'm stuck on whether to go for my RN first before my BSN or just... Read More

  1. by   SE_BSN_RN
    Quote from jessika12gold
    Thank you SO much everyone for the replies. I like the step by step method too. It's just simpler for me to stay grounded. I prefer to have my RN in the next year, even though hospitals are only hiring with BSN. No matter what I'll be continuing to BSN. There are more school options for RN-BSN in my area, or I can do an online program maybe. The LPN-RN program is 1 year accelerated. Does anyone know how long RN- BSN programs usually are?
    Usually 12-18 months.
  2. by   Ryandoug72
    What program did you use to go LPNN to RN in 9 months? Thanks in advance.
  3. by   idasavealife
    I thought the RN-BSN bridge has the same NCLEX-RN exam, so why would you need to take it again after obtaining BSN?
  4. by   PMFB-RN
    Quote from idasavealife
    I thought the RN-BSN bridge has the same NCLEX-RN exam, so why would you need to take it again after obtaining BSN?
    You don't. Once you pass the NCLEX you don't have to take it again.
  5. by   PMFB-RN
    Quote from Ryandoug72
    What program did you use to go LPNN to RN in 9 months? Thanks in advance.
    I went to Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. Not sure if the program is the same now.

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