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An Online Nursing Education Is Available For Non-Clinical Studies Only

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Can an online nursing education earn you a degree? Yes, with most schools you can earn an associates degree, which will qualify you for your initial RN license. Of course the clinical requirements will eventually have to be met for complete certification.

You’ll have to arrange for clinical studies at a medical facility near you. Arrangement procedures are generally discussed in detail during your online training. Medical facilities can always use the additional volunteer help your clinical training provides.

Depending on the school, Usually the courses and/or classes are hosted on the school’s own website where the instructor(s) post assignments and lecture material. There’s usually a discussion forum or bulletin board available for students to ask questions or post comments.

Generally, you can log on and work anytime you please, but occasionally the instructor(s) may designate specific times for chat sessions or assignment discussions. This provides a great opportunity to get some answers to the difficult questions you’ve been saving to be answered.

Many online courses require written course work instead of traditional examinations, but occasionally examinations are required online. Some schools may provide you with a list of locations in your area where you can take a particular test or examination offline, as may be required on occasion.

An Online Nursing Education Is Available For Non Clinical Studies Only

In most cases, the instructor(s) will request students e-mail their completed assignments to the instructor by certain due dates, which generally tend to be within a very reasonable time frame. It’s always to the program’s advantage when the students succeed.

Most programs allow the students to work at their own pace, but if the program is affiliated with a traditional college or university, the students may be required to maintain the same schedule as on-campus students. Some programs can be completed at an accelerated pace, but most are structured to last at least six to eight weeks.

The cost for these courses can vary considerably, so review your options carefully, and choose classes and/or programs that fit your budget and particular educational needs.