Chris Beaird

Chris Beaird, MSN, FNP, ARNP-BC
Assistant Professor
(515) 643-6651

Office Location

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

Year started at Mercy College: 2019


  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Indiana State University

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Iowa

  • Associate of Nursing, Indian Hills Community College


  • Nursing

Courses Taught

  • NUR 275 Health Assessment

‚ÄčClinical Field Experience

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Med/Surg, Surgival, Occupational Health, Family Practice 15 years


  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) (ARNP-BC)

Advice to Students/Favorite Quote:

  • “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

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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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