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Associate Professor of Nursing


  • Ph.D. - Walden University in Public Health, 2013
  • MSN - Arkansas State University, 2004
  • BSN - Arkansas State University, 1995

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • BSN
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Board Certified in Diabetes Education

Teaching Specialties

  • Board certified in Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Wound and Ostomy education
  • Public health

Courses Taught

  • Chronic illness
  • Developed pilot study for nurses regarding care of the dialysis patient to identify foot ulcers and risks for subsequent amputation rates.
  • Engage currently in a research project onpeak and trough levels and nursing behaviors in response to educational offerings
  • Diabetes issues: childhood obesity and risk factors
  • Hispanic health literacy


  • AADE - American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • WOCN - Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Society
  • NLN - National League for Nursing
  • ARNA - Arkansas Nurses Association
  • STTI - Sigma Theta Tau International
  • ADA - American Diabetics Association


Ms. Nix has been a registered nurse for 23 years. She has worked in many health care arenas. She began her journey as an associate-degree nurse and worked for 3 years at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She returned to Jonesboro and pursued a bachelor's degree in nursing. She was employed employed by St. Bernard's Medical Center from 1990-2004 as the outpatient and inpatient Diabetes Educator and Enterostomal Therapist.

In 2004, after completing her MSN degree, she accepted a position as pre-tenured faculty in the BSN program at Arkansas State University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Public Health from Walden University.

Elizabeth Seaton Nix

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3074


Building: CONHP
Room: 211