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Associate of Applied Science - LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing

DSCC Division of Nursing offers an LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Program. This program is designed for students who are actively practicing as an LPN to attend while employed. 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).

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

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

LPN-RN Fast Track Nursing Packet

The DSCC Nursing Student packet for the Summer 2015 LPN-RN Fast Track program is posted to the right.

** The LPN-RN Fast Track begins May 2015 and completes May 2016. This program is located on the Dyersburg campus.

About The Admission Exam

  • Must be a licensed LPN to take exam
  • Must receive a score of 75% or higher
  • $60.00 non-refundable test fee. Testing/Review fees are paid in the Business Office. 731-286-3306
  • Bring receipt and photo ID to test. Students who have not prepaid will not be permitted to test. 
  • Limited to two (2) attempts.
  • Exam MUST be scheduled through Appointments Plus.


National League of Nursing - Acceleration Challenge Exam (ACE) Test Dates
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., JNC, Academic Building, Room 163
                       (Deadline to register and pay for exam is Wednesday, October 22, 2014.)

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., JNC, Academic Building, Room 163
                       (Deadline to register and pay for exam is Monday, November 10, 2014.)

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., Dyersburg campus, Glover Room 103A
                       (Deadline to register and pay for exam is Friday, November 21, 2014.)

If you do not register in Appointments Plus and pay to take the ACE Exam prior to the deadline, you will not be allowed to test.

ACE Review Sessions - Each session will be approximately 3-4 hours in length and held prior to the exam for a cost of $25.00. 

Friday, October 17, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Dyersburg campus, Glover 103A.
                      (This review is for applicants testing on October 28 and November 5.)

Friday, November 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Dyersburg campus, Glover 103A.
                      (This review is for applicants testing on November 24 and December 5.)

If you have questions regarding the review session, please contact Ms. Teresa Evans with Continuing Education at 731-286-3267.

About this Program

Associate of Applied Science


This program is in the Division of Nursing.

Program Faculty

Amy Johnson MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing
731-286-3398 (D)
731-475-3185 (JNC)

Christy Hamilton MSN, RN
Fast Track Instructor/Coordinator
Glover 154 - Dyersburg

Tammy Hines MSN, RN
Fast Track Instructor
Glover 156 - Dyersburg


Jackie Cherry (D)
Division Secretary

Robin Privett (D)
Division Secretary