College of Health Sciences

Nursing Program

WELCOME TO THE NURSING DEPARTMENT AT DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY!

Nurses are crucial members of a healthcare team that provides safe, evidence-based, patient centered care to all. If you are dedicated, quick-thinking and compassionate. Dixie’s nursing program will help you develop your natural skills into a rewarding career.

Faculty & Staff

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Degrees Offered

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Courses

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NURSE QUALITIES

  • Intelligence
  • Stamina
  • Compassion
  • Interact without prejudice
  • A lifelong learner and ability to make rapid decisions
  • Make rapid decisions
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Interpersonal communicator
  • Stress management skills

 

Education and experience will help you develop these characteristics and skills.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Dixie State University’s Pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree prepares the graduate to practice as a generalist registered nurse for clients across their lifespan while collaborating as a member of the health care team in a variety of settings.

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Online, RN-BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Dixie State University’s online RN-BSN program offers nurses the perfect opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while still in the field. The program features the high-quality education that is synonymous with Dixie State while offering students flexibility.

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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certificate

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.

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Nursing Licensure Process

Associate Degree in Nursing

The Dixie State University (DSU) associate degree in nursing (ADN) program has two tracks: the licensed practical nurse (LPN) to RN bridge program and the Paramedic to RN bridge program. Each track offers a path toward an associate degree (AAS) and registered nursing licensure. Currently, 32 students are admitted each spring semester.

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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Phone: 404-975-5000

Address:

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

The Utah Board of Nursing (BON) has approved DSU’s Nursing Programs as required. Our programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Our Mission

The mission of the Dixie State University nursing programs is the education of nurses at the baccalaureate level through rigorous learning who will provide dedicated and excellent healthcare.

Program Learning Outcomes

The nursing program promotes a student-centered learning environment to facilitate active learning and acquisition of skills, knowledge, and attitudes consistent with the practice of a professional nurse.

Upon completion of the BSN program, students will be able to:

    Evaluate data to demonstrate the ability to provide high quality direct and indirect care for patients across the lifespan and health illness continuum.
    Integrate reliable evidence to demonstrate clinical reasoning.
    Develop therapeutic interactions with a variety of clients and inter-professional team members.
    Facilitate culturally sensitive holistic nursing care while protecting and promoting human dignity and diversity.
    Comply with legal and ethical standards of nursing practice through application of leadership, skills, and clinical judgment.

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Contact

Millie Olsen

Administrative Assistant

Email: nursing@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4810

Fax: 435-879-4829

Office: Taylor 302

Amber Denning

Advisor: Freshman & Sophomore less than 60 credits

Email: amber.denning@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4305

Office: HPC 337

Alice Roach

Advisor: Junior & Senior 60 or more credits

Email: Alice.Roach@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4813

Office: Taylor 372