Paramedic to RN
Are you a paramedic wanting to become an RN?
DSCC's Division of Nursing offers a Paramedic to RN Nursing program. This is a one-year program designed for students who are currently practicing as a paramedic. This program is located at the Dyersburg campus and the Jimmy Naifeh Center (JNC) at Tipton County. The program at the Dyersburg campus begins in the fall and completes in the summer of the following year (three semesters) and the program at the Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County begins in the spring and completes in the fall of the following year (three semesters). 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).
- new nursing class is admitted every Fall
- March 1 is the deadline for applications - extended for Fall 2018 (call for details)
- required criteria must be completed by the end of the previous Fall semester
If you have questions after reading this packet or if you would like to make an appointment with a nursing advisor, you may contact the Dyersburg Nursing office at 731-286-3390.