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 I'm an LPN with years of experience.  Every time I consider going back to school to get an RN degree, I find I need to take courses like English and social studies.  I would be perfectly willing to take science courses, but why do I need courses that don't have anything to do with nursing? 

An LPN license is attained at the end of what is typically a one year academic program, often in a vocational setting.  An RN license results from taking the NCLEX after completing at minimum an Associate Degree in......
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