Posts Tagged ‘nursing’

Post-graduation trip to Ecuador helps MMU alum serve Corridor patients better

Post-graduation trip to Ecuador helps MMU alum serve Corridor patients better
When Allison Wampler ’13 chose Mount Mercy University, she made the decision primarily because of the reputation of the nursing program; however, she never imagined she would also find a community where her passion for Spanish language and cultures could also be incorporated seamlessly into her studies. In...
Summer 2014 | Alumni | Read More

Student art spotlights a caring heart as the best medicine a healthcare professional can give

Student art spotlights a caring heart as the best medicine a healthcare professional can give
Keva Fawkes works on one of the 150 ceramic IV bags. What happens when you combine the creativity of art students with the compassion of nursing students? At Mount Mercy University, you find a wall covered in 150 ceramic IV bags that proudly display how an education steeped in Mercy Values equips nursing...
Summer 2014 | On Campus | Read More

Nursing honors program, NOVA, a bright spot for students

Nursing honors program, NOVA, a bright spot for students
A clinical nurse specialist in Minnesota, a neonatal advanced practice registered nurse in Iowa City, a Mayo Clinic nurse in Rochester–these alumni have something in common beyond profession. They were all part of Mount Mercy University’s Nurses of Vision and Action honors program, known as NOVA. The...
Summer 2014 | Academics | Read More

Graduation just the beginning of lifelong learning

Beverly Templeton, President Christopher Blake, keynote speaker Erin Templeton ’07, Assistant Professor of Nursing Sharon Guthrie, Ph.D., and Department of Nursing Chair Mary Tarbox, Ph.D. It was a message that was real and came from the heart — learning is a lifelong process. Erin Templeton ’07...
Summer 2012 | Alumni | Read More

Students deliver life, hope in Philippines

Students deliver life, hope in Philippines
There is a flurry of activity. People rush in and out, fetching instruments. Adrenaline is pumping and the tiny room is filled with a mixture of excitement, awe, and nervousness. Medical training and instincts kick in. And then a baby cries. Witnessing the birth of a baby is nothing short of miraculous....
Summer 2011 | On Campus | Read More

Proposed graduate programs given green light

Proposed graduate programs given green light
Spurred on by the overwhelming success of graduate programs in business and education, Mount Mercy’s Board of Trustees have approved the launch of two additional graduate programs in nursing and marriage and family therapy. Classes in the marriage and family therapy program will be offered beginning...
Spring 2010 | Academics, On Campus | Read More

Faculty Innovation Spurs Creative Nursing Curriculum

Faculty Innovation Spurs Creative Nursing Curriculum
Actors Bring Mental Illnesses to Life Professional nurses routinely encounter difficult and stressful situations while on the job. But thanks in part to a new initiative orchestrated by Professor of Nursing Nancy Brauhn, Mount Mercy nursing students have a leg up on their counterparts. The Standardized...
Winter 2009 | Academics | Read More

Titler Appointed as Endowed Chair at University of Michigan

Titler Appointed as Endowed Chair at University of Michigan
Marita Titler ’74, an internationally recognized expert in health services research, translational science and evidence based practice, has accepted a new position at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Titler, Ph.D., RN, will serve as professor and associate dean for practice and clinical...
Winter 2009 | Alumni | Read More

Mount Mercy's Tarbox '74, Alumni Named 'Great Iowa Nurses'

Mount Mercy Professor of Nursing Dr. Mary Tarbox ’74 has been selected as one of Iowa’s 100 Great Nurses. Tarbox was honored at a ceremony at the Hy-Vee Conference Center in West Des Moines on Sunday, May 4. The event kicked off the state-wide Nurses Week. Tarbox is joined on the list by Mount Mercy...
Summer 2008 | Alumni | Read More