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What would be the "best" way for a seasoned LPN to become an RN? Any shortcuts that you know of/done yourself? I've seen a couple bridge programs. But they seem sketchy. I'm in Michigan.

May 1st, 2023

There are legit bridges programs that fill in the "gap" between LPN and RN. Check if the programs are accredited, legit ones will tell you weather they are or not. I had an ADN, my bachelor's was in health administration, so when I completed my MSN through University of Phoenix I had to take 3 bridge classes to add the courses that were required for BSN. Best wishes!

March 3rd, 2022

Institutions that offer accelerated programs are a great way to transition from LPN to RN. Some even offer a bridge program to RN and/or BSN. Bridge programs are a bit tricky because if you are transferring credits from an different institution, they may not be directly applied/accepted for your bridge to RN or BSN.