With a career in nursing, you can make a difference in your own life and the lives of others. Pursuing your nursing degree at Concorde Career College is a great way to begin your journey. As a registered nurse, you will use critical thinking to assess patients’ conditions and compassion to care for patients with a variety of issues. You can choose to work in hospitals, clinics, or private practices. You will administer medicines and treatments, set up patient plans, consult and collaborate with doctors and health care professionals, and help explain treatments to patients and their families.
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Our accredited Nursing program is offered in Jacksonville, FL. The RN program can be completed in as few as 19 months, depending on location. The benefits of starting a nursing career can be endless.
Put your passion to work for others
Are you excited about supporting patients and doctors in a fast-paced health care environment? Have you been searching for a nursing school near you? Your search ends at Concorde, where you can earn an associate degree in nursing and put your passion to work every day! To learn more about our requirements, prerequisites and expectations to become a nurse, call us today!*Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length
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If you’ve been looking for the right RN program, look no further. We can prepare you comprehensively through a combination of classroom theory and hands-on, clinical training in a variety of health care settings. Once the program is completed, qualified graduates may sit for the NCLEX-RN exam to become a Licensed Registered Nurse.
Classroom-to-career skills training
To prepare for a vital role in the health care field, Concorde provides comprehensive, knowledge-based training in the following areas:
- Care of patients with complex illnesses
- Critical thinking
- Maternal-child care
- Care of the pediatric patient
- Community health
Nursing jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 12 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an aging generation of baby boomers. Find out more about what a career in nursing looks like. **Source: bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm 2018-2028
Where do registered nurses work?
Following successful completion of the nursing degree program and the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), graduates can seek employment in a variety of job settings, including:
- Acute care facilities
- Subacute care facilities
- Surgical centers
- Ambulatory care centers
Accreditation and Licensure
For the campus in Jacksonville:
The Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Department of Health, Board of Nursing: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02, Tallahassee, FL 323999-3252; 850-488-0595; www.floridanursing.gov
The Nursing program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000;www.acenursing.org.
How long is the Nursing Program at Concorde?
The nursing program at Concorde can be completed in as little as 20 months.
When does Concorde’s Nursing Program start?
Call us to find out when the nursing program starts at a Concorde campus location near you. Program start dates are also listed in each campus’s catalog, which can be found at www.concorde.edu.
What is the Nursing career outlook?
According to BLS.gov, the nursing job field is expected to grow by 12 percent through 2028. As the health care needs of baby boomers increase, the continuing need for registered nurses is expected to rise.
Why should I become a Nurse?
Nurses work to save lives every day, making sure that their patients receive the best care. They are well-respected and work in a stable industry. No two days look the same. Different patients call for different challenges to tackle each day. As a nurse, you can also choose to specialize in a particular field based on your interests.
Does the Nursing program offer externships?
Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our nursing programs.
How much is tuition for Concorde’s nurse programs?
For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.