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** Dates for the 2014-15 academic year are not yet set. We hope to have them finalized before our April 24 meetings. Stay tuned! **

 

Program Dates 2013-14

Directions

Senior Experiences in 2013-14

August 19, 2013, 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Cardio-risk Assessment Day (free testing)
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

September 30, 2013, 8:30 to Noon
The Future of Health Care
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (Main Campus)
1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

October 17, 2013, 8:30 to Noon
Considering Graduate School in Health Care
Des Moines University

November 7, 2013, During Seminar
Roger McMahon, Director of Physician Employment Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

December 12, 2013, During Seminar
Dr. Wael Haidar, VP of Hospital Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

January 20, 2014, 8:30 to Noon
The Physician Experience
Mercy Medical Plaza
411 Laurel Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

March 14, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Building Job Skills
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

April 10, 2014, During Seminar
Medical Guest Speaker
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265


Summer 2014
Opportunity to Enroll in Nursing Assistant Program (16 years of age required) or Emergency Medical Technician (18 years of age by end of course to sit for EMT Certification examination)

Junior Experiences in 2013-14

August 19, 2013, 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Cardio-risk Assessment Day (free testing)
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

September 30, 2013, 8:30 to Noon
Understanding Catholic Health Care
Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes
1601 60th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
 
October 17, 2013, 8:30 to Noon
Childhood Health Care
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (Main Campus)
1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

November 7, 2013, During Seminar
Roger McMahon, Director of Physician Employment Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

December 12, 2013, During Seminar
Dr. Wael Haidar, VP of Hospital Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

January 3, 2014, 8:30 to Noon
Adult Health Care
Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes
1601 60th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266

March 14, 2014, 8:30 to Noon
Senior Health Care
Bishop Drumm Retirement Center
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

April 10, 2014, During Seminar
Medical Professional Guest Speaker
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

 

Opportunity to Enroll in Nursing Assistant Program (16 years of age required)

Sophomore Experience in 2013-14

August 19, 2013, 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Cardio-risk Assessment Day (free testing)
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

September 30, 2013, 8:30 to noon
The Big Picture
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

October 18, 2013, 8:30 to noon
Your Health
Healthy Living YMCA
Mercy Wellness Campus
12493 University Avenue, Clive, IA 50325      

November 7, 2013, During Seminar
Roger McMahon, Director of Physician Employment Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

December 12, 2013, During Seminar
Dr. Wael Haidar, VP of Hospital Services
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

January 20, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Mission & Diversity
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (Main Campus)
1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

February 21, 2014, 8:30 to noon
Teamwork & Critical Thinking
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (Main Campus)
1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

March 14, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Spirituality & Mental Health
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Ave. Des Moines, IA 50314

April 10, 2014, During Seminar
Medical Professional Guest Speaker
Dowling Catholic High School
1400 Buffalo Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

 

 



 

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Maroons in Health Science

Maroons in Health Sciences
Program Contact

  • Heidi Pierson
    Program coordinator
    Local (515) 643-6779
    Fax (515) 643-6702
    Toll Free (800) 637-2994, ext. 3-6779
    hpierson@mercydesmoines.org

Mercy College of Health Sciences
Dowling Catholic High School

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

Application Dates for 2014-15

March 24: Application opens
April 24: Info sessions at DCHS at 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
May 2: Application deadline
May 9: Teacher recommendations due
May 16: Decisions sent out via email