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Mercy College of Health Sciences alumnus, Aaron Hemsworth, knew he wanted to work in healthcare, but wasn’t sure what career path to take. Hemsworth first discovered a passion for nursing while working in a group home assisting individuals with disabilities. In 2013, he managed to continue working full-time at the group home, attend school, and...

(Washington) — Mercy College of Health Sciences President, Douglas Fiore, PhD has been appointed to the American Council on Education (ACE) National Task Force focused on improving transfer and award of credit practices to spur student success and reduce the time it takes to...

(DES MOINES, IOWA) Mercy College of Health Sciences hosted an official college signing day on Wednesday, Feb. 5 where 31 students traveled from all over the state to sign their letter of intent to pursue an education at Mercy College. Mercy College Signing Day kicked off with..

President Douglas J. Fiore signed the Mercy College of Health Sciences Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month proclamation. As verified by Dr. George Belitsos, Chairperson of Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery, Mercy College is the first and only college in Iowa’s history to...

The American Heart Association and Mercy College of Health Sciences debuted Iowa’s first hands-only CPR kiosk on January 28, at Jordan Creek Town Center outside Scheels. The kiosk will provide a five-minute training to members of the public. Every year, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside the hospital, and more than twenty percent of those incidents occur in public places like airports, casinos, and sporting facilities. Studies show that hands-only CPR is...


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