Aug 09, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paramedic to RN Program, A.A.S.


The Nursing Program graduate possesses the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning practitioner in a structured health care setting such as a hospital or extended care facility. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

This concentration is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation. Students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should follow the Pre-Nursing curriculum.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Use Degree Works to view a sample degree plan.

Foundations of Nursing:


Paramedic to RN Fast Track students are awarded 7 credit hours for NRSG 1710  on the basis of their prior Paramedic educational program. The student must successfully complete NRSG 1700  to receive the 7 credit hours.

Total: 66 Semester Hours


*Learning Support Courses, BIOL 2010  , ENGL 1010 , and PSYC 1030  are prerequisite courses and must be completed with a C or better to be considered for admission.

**For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements.

***BIOL 2020  and MATH 1530  are prerequisite courses for the second semester in the Nursing Program.