Nurse Aide

Kendra Merriott
Allied Health Program Coordinator
(970) 339-6218

Gainful Employment Program Disclosures


Nurse Aide Faculty:

Ana Maria Angel-Anderson, LPN
Nurse Aide and Med Prep Instructor

Professional Background
  • Nurse Aide and Med Prep Instructor
  • Staff Development Coordinator in the Gerontology Field
  • Performance Improvement Coordinator in the Gerontology Field
  • Charge Nurse and Unit Manager in Gerontology
  • Wound Care Nurse
  • Bilingual Interpreter in Multicultural Medical Settings, National and International
  • BS Degree/Organizational Management in Human Resources
    Colorado Christian University
  • AS Degree/Nursing
    Clovis Community College, New Mexico
  • LVN/Certification Program
    Clovis Vocational Nursing Education, Clovis, California
  • CNA, HHA/Certification Program
    Madera Adult School, Madera, California
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, IV-2
    State of Colorado
  • CPR/AED Certification
    State of Colorado
  • Legal/Court Interpreter Certification – Spanish/English
    State of California
  • Health Science Technology Credential
    Post-Secondary Vocational Instructor
    State of Colorado
  • TESOL/TESL/TEFL/Teacher Training Certification
    Oxford Seminars, Denver, Colorado
    State of Colorado
Current Interests
  • CTE Path Education in Building Communities
  • Volunteerism in Building Communities
  • Teaching ESL with Migrant Communities
  • Pedagogy at Community College Level

Mary Beshears, RN, BSN
Rehab Nurse and Nurse Aide Instructor

Professional Background
  • Nurse Aide Educator
  • Rehab and Long Term Care Nursing

Current Interests
  • Nurse Aide education
  • Wellness and a Holistic approach to patient care

  • Bachelor in Science: Nursing CSU Pueblo Colorado
  • Bachelor in Science: Wellness Program Management CSU Fort Collins Colorado

Heather Brown RN, EMT-Paramedic
Nurse Aide & Med Prep Programs Coordinator

Professional Background
  • Nurse Aide & Med Prep Programs Coordination
  • Nurse Aide Educator
  • Associate Degree Nursing Clinical Educator
  • Director of Nursing for Long-term care, Rehab, Assisted Living and Physician’s Office
  • Emergency, Critical Care and Flight Nursing
  • EMT-Paramedic
  • EMS Training and QA Officer

Current Interests
Online education and curriculum development

  • AAS with a Nursing Major, Otero Jr. College, La Junta, Colorado
  • EMT-Paramedic, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Michelle D. Young, BSN, RN, CWCN
Part-time Instructor CNA Program

RN for Volunteer Physician Clinic at Sunrise Community Health

Professional Background
Public Health Nurse
RN Case Manager, Home Health
Grant fulfillment - RN for Volunteer Physician Clinic at Sunrise Community Health

Current Interests
Wound Care, Community Health Clinic
CNA Training, AIMS CC
Guatemala Medical Missions- Medical/Surgical

Sigma Theta Tau – National Honor Society for Nursing
Certified Wound Care Nurse, CWCN, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification (WOCNCB)

Pre-Med program from Abilene Christian University – 1982
BSN, RN from University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado