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Elizabeth Seaton Nix
Assistant Professor of Nursing
- MSN - Arkansas State University, 2004
- BSN - Arkansas State University, 1995
- Adult Health Nursing
- Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Board Certified in Diabetes Education
- Board certified in Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Board certified in Diabetes, Wound and Ostomy education
- Public health
- 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.