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

Office Location
B1 - 214

Mailing Address

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

Year started at Mercy College: 2019

  • Department: Nursing


  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Indiana State University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Iowa
  • Associate of Nursing, Indian Hills Community College

Clinical Field Experience

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


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

Courses Taught

  • NUR 275 Health Assessment

Advice to Students/Favorite Quote:

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