Meet Cristina Pierce, RN, BSN
Owner & Primary RN Instructor
Cristina Pierce is the owner and Primary RN Instructor of Strive Healthcare Training Center. She graduated with an Associate’s in Nursing at Cape Cod Community College in 2015 and moved on to obtain her Bachelor’s in Nursing at Chamberlain School of Nursing in 2016. She has worked as an RN in various healthcare settings. Her passion for helping others began as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant where she worked for 12 years as a CNA in settings such as skilled nursing facilities, home health care agencies, and assisted living facilities. She continued her career in the nursing field as a Registered Nurse and found her passion for teaching others to become compassionate, kind-hearted caregivers. Cristina spends her free time with her three children, husband, and close friends.
Elise Norman, LPN
Academic & Clinical Instructor
Elise is the evening academic and clinical instructor for Strive Healthcare Training Center. She graduated from Southeastern Technical Institute with her Practical Nursing License 12 years ago. She has since worked in numerous healthcare settings such as nursing facilities, doctors’ offices, group homes & home care facilities, and outpatient surgical facilities. Her diverse experience, education, and background in nursing offers a unique and valuable contribution to the Nurse Aide & Home Health Aide Training Program. She is committed to providing a successful learning environment to all students. In her free time, Elise enjoys spending time with her four children and husband, crafting, hiking, kayaking, and playing with her mini pig, Harry