EMT-BASIC to RN? - page 2

]Is this possible? I am an EMT-Basic with close to 100 College hours, obtained at my local university, which includes all the pre-reqs for ADN even BSN, all I need for both are the core classes. I... Read More

  1. by   WorkingOnIt
    Thx for the advise guys....I will take it all into consideration, not sure yet what to do, or how to do it, but I will get my RN one way or another =]
  2. by   Mudwoman
    Quote from firepilot17
    I'm a medic in the excelsior program, and my advice is to get your LPN then RN, not medic then RN. If you get your LPN and get a job, they may help pay for the program. Also if you are an LPN, you can skip to NC3. Good luck! By the way, when I graduated paramedic school, I realize now how green I was. You don't know anything when you graduate medic school. I have 8 years as a medic now on a fire department and I work in an ER as a medic too, and I get reminded everyday how much I don't know. I'm on NC2 now, and although 90% of the information I've seen before, you have to know and understand it as well as apply it, which I never really had to do. Good luck...

    Here is the quote from the catalog for the school of nursing from Excelsior.....

    "Note: The examination in Nursing Concepts 2 can be waived by completion of an LPN/LVN program with a cumulative average of B or better. This waiver applies only to those students who have graduated from an LPN/LVN program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or registered by the New York State Education Department. Students must have completed the LPN/LVN program within five years of enrollment in Excelsior College in order to obtain a waiver."