Paramedic to RN

Paramedic to RN

DSCC's Division of Nursing is excited to offer a Paramedic to RN Nursing program.  This program is for students who are practicing as a Paramedic to attend while employed.

Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Nursing.

Program Faculty

Michelle Davis MSN, RN
Coordinator for Paramedic-RN
Nursing Instructor
901-475-3194 (JNC)


Check Your Progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (Degree Works).

Are you a paramedic wanting to become an RN?

DSCC's Division of Nursing offers a Paramedic-RN Nursing program.  This program is for students who are practicing as a Paramedic to attend while employed.  It is a one year program that begins in the fall and completes in the summer of the following year (three semesters). This program is located at the Jimmy Naifeh Center (JNC) in Tipton County. Upon completion, a graduate will be equipped with the knowledge needed to assume the role of a registered nurse and succeed on the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN).

Degree plan requirements for the Paramedic concentration by catalog year:

Typical jobs: Registered nurses work in hospitals, physicians' offices, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities.

This program requires an application process:

The Fall Paramedic-RN Informational Packet contains important information about the process.

Paramedic-RN Nursing Application – Fall 2018

Paramedic-RN Testing Requirements

An important step of the admissions process is the TEAS Admissions Exam which is required for all applicants.

TEAS Testing Guidelines

TEAS Testing - Schedule

Accreditations and Approvals:

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243