Kelly Kraska, MEd, RDCS, RVT
Cardiac Instructor, Clinical Coordinator
5154918151
Kelly.Kraska@mchs.edu

Office Location
ACE - 207

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239


Year Started at Mercy College: 2020

  • Department: Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Education

  • M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology (2023)
  • Bachelor of Science (2005)
  • Associate of Science in Allied Health (2004)

Courses Regularly Taught

  • DMS 115 Applied Cardiovascular I
  • DMS 117 Applied Cardiovascular II
  • DMS 215 Applied Cardiovascular III
  • DMS 225 Applied Cardiovascular IV
  • DMS 107 Lab I
  • DMS 122 Lab II
  • DMS 134 Lab III
  • DMS 204 Lab IV
  • DMS 233 Cardiovascular Seminar
  • DMS-235 Career Preparation
  • DMS-108 Clinical I
  • CMS-123 Clinical II
  • DMS-133 Clinical III
  • CMS-209 Clinical IV
  • DMS-230 Clinical V

Certifications

  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)

Clinical History

  • Cardiovascular Sonographer- MercyOne/Iowa Heart Center for 16 Years before moving to the college

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Advice to Students

“Remember, there are heroes, and there are legends. Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Follow your heart, kid, and you’ll never go wrong” – Sandlot
“Go out there and be legends!” – Kelly