Alex McManus

Alex McManus,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Program Chair of Undergraduate Nursing

(515) 643-6726

Office Location
SC - 213

Office Hours
By Appointment

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College: 2016

  • Department: Nursing


  • MSN - Nurse Educator, Capella University

  • BSN, Upper Iowa University

  • ADN, Des Moines Area Community College


  • Adult Acute/Critical Care Certified RN (CCRN)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Courses Recently Taught

  • NUR 305 Medical Surgical II

  • NUR 445 Capstone I

Clinical/Field Experience

  • 5 years Neuro/Trauma/Medical ICU
  • 1.5 years Clinic RN
  • 2 years Long-Term Care

Professional Memberships

  • 2020-Present American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • 2016-Present National League of Nursing

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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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