11th Annual Research Symposium

Cardiac Health – Preventing Heart Disease

Monday, April 4, 2016 • 12:00 to 4:30 pm
Mercy College of Health Sciences 

Sponsored by the Mercy College Research Advisory Council Co-sponsored by Mercy College Alumni Association.

Keynote Speaker:

Rachel Onsrud, FNP, MSN

Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention 2016

Rachel Onsrud received her undergraduate degree from Grand View College in 1992-2000 and practiced on a telemetry floor at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Rachel graduated with her Masters in Nursing (MSN) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certificate from Clarkson College in 1999. Rachel ran a women and heart disease prevention clinic and mobile heart screening outreach program through Iowa Methodist Medical Center from 2000-2004. Rachel has worked at Iowa Heart Center since 2004 with general cardiac patients and patients in the preventative cardiology clinic.

Call for Posters
Submit poster abstract (no more than 250 words) using the button below or send to to Linda Knowles at by March 21, 2016.
Questions? Please call (515) 643-6760.

Poster Categories May Include:

  • Research (Includes experimental quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods studies. May include evidence-based studies and evaluation studies.)
  • Literature Review (Summary of the literature on a specific topic or issue using credible resources.)
  • Experiential (Includes reflections on, descriptions of, or outcomes from preceptorships, service learning and clinical experiences.)

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