Cheryl Blazek

Cheryl Blazek, BS, AS, NRP
Program Chair, EMS
(515) 643-6766

Office Locations
ACE - 041

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Year started at Mercy College: 2016

  • Department: Emergency Medical Services


  • BS, Bellevue University - Bellevue, Nebraska
  • AS, Southwestern Community College - Creston, Iowa

Courses Regularly Taught

  • EMT
  • Paramedic
  • NAEMT Courses
  • EMS Safety
  • AMLS, PHTLS, GEMS AHA Courses; all levels


  • National Registry Paramedic (NRP)
  • ACLS Instructor
  • PALS Instructor
  • NAEMT Instructor

Clinical Field Experience

  • Volunteer Ambulance Service
  • Fire Based Ambulance Service
  • Hospital Based Ambulance Service

Professional Memberships


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About Us

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.