Nurse Assistant Certificate

​Program Description

The Dixie State University Nurse Assistant Program trains students each semester to work in long term care facilities, home health care, hospital settings, and to continue in nursing education. The curriculum includes lab instruction in a state of the art nursing laboratory, traditional classroom instruction, and hands-on clinical experiences at various long term care facilities in the area.

4 credits

Discipline Core Requirements
NURS 1005Certified Nursing Assistant4
NURS 1007Nursing Assistant Clinical0

Completion Requirements

  • Grade C or higher in NURS 1005 Certified Nursing Assistant/NURS 1007 Nursing Assistant Clinical required to pass course and take state certification exam.

NOTE: State certification required to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).


Program Director

Jennifer Harrington, MSN RN


Jennifer Harrington, MSN, RN

Bethany Gee, RN

Sam Jones, RN

Roger New, MS, RN

Renee Renick, RN

Melisa White, LPN

Mary Ann Rivas, RN

Sandy Cattoor, RN

Yvonne Charpentier, RN