Paramedic to RN

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).

Degree plan requirements for the Paramedic concentration by catalog year:
2021-2022, 2020-2021, 2019-2020, 2018-2019, 2017-2018

Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Nursing.

Program Faculty

Megan Matheson, MSN, RN
Coordinator for Paramedic-RN
Nursing Instructor
Glover 143 – Dyersburg
731-286-3210
Academic 126 – JNC
901-475-3127
matheson@dscc.edu


 

Check Your Progress

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

 

Dyersburg Campus

Due to a continued decrease in applications for the Paramedic-RN Nursing Program at Dyersburg, DSCC will no longer offer this option. Information for the Paramedic-RN Nursing Program at Tipton County can be located to the right.

If you have questions or if you would like to make an appointment with a nursing advisor, you may contact the Dyersburg Nursing office at 731-286-3390.

 

Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County
  • new nursing class is admitted every Spring
  • September 1 is the deadline for applications - no exceptions
  • required criteria must be completed by the end of the Summer semester

Paramedic-RN Informational Packet

TEAS Testing Guidelines

TEAS Testing - Schedule

The Spring 2023 application will be posted by July 1, 2022.

To submit transcripts to the Division of Nursing, please use nursing@dscc.edu.

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 Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County Nursing office at 901-475-3182.