Melanie Kappelman

Melanie Kappelman
Assistant Professor
(515) 643-3180

Office Location

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

Year started at Mercy College: 2016


  • MSN-ed- Chamberlain University

  • BSN- Grand View University

  • RN- Diploma Iowa Methodist School of Nursing


  • ABSN

Courses Taught

  • Nursing II
  • Complex Care
  • Clinicals
  • Simulation

Clinical Field Experience

  • Over 30 years of experience in the following areas:
    • Cardiac Telemetry
    • Critical Care
    • Radiology
    • Liver Specialty Clinic
    • Teaching- lab and classroom

Advice to Students/Favorite Quote

  • You are building the foundation for your future practice as an RN. Take time to evaluate your understanding and then fill in the gaps of your foundation- whether the gap just needs some mortar or a whole brick.

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