UA-Little Rock recognized as best Paramedic to RN Program

UA Little Rock highlighted for best paramedic to RN bridge program in the country

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked the best paramedic to registered nurse bridge program in the country.

UA Little Rock was highlighted in Nurse Journal’s list of the top five paramedic to registered nurse programs.

The UA Little Rock Department of Nursing program gives paramedics and licensed practical nurses an opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing after completing a one-year program running from May to May.  

The program also prepares students to take the NCLEX-RN State Board Exam, the certification exam a student must pass in order to work as a registered nurse in Arkansas.

UA Little Rock accepts up to 50 students a year for the program. Applicants must have 1,000 hours of employment and pass an entrance exam to be eligible.

Upon completion of the program, students may also continue their education with the fully online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for registered nurses.

The other top five programs include Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, Mesa Community College in Arizona; Pensacola State College in Florida, and Lorain County Community College in Ohio. is a social community website exclusively for nurses and healthcare professionals with the mission to provide comprehensive educational resources for those interested in entry level or advanced practice nursing careers.

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