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MCANS hosts Panel of Mercy Medical Center Nurses

The Mercy College Association of Nursing Students (MCANS) group hosted a panel discussion of 4 specialty nurses from Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines (Joan Beard, RN-BC, MSN Director- Pain/Palliative Care/Sedation Team Sarah Seehase, ARNP, CPNP-AC Mercy Pediatric Hospitalists, Dennis Cochran, RN, BSN Mercy One, Shari Fiori, RN, BSN, Emergency Services) in late July. Each of the four health care providers shared their respective paths that led them to their current role in nursing. It was an opportunity for the more than 40 students that attended to learn about different specialties in nursing and have a more realistic picture of the opportunities in nursing are available after graduation.  

Mercy Medical Center Nursing Panelists:

Left to Right:
Joan Beard, RN-BC, MSN Director- Mercy Pain/Palliative Care/Sedation Team Sarah Seehase, ARNP, CPNP-AC Mercy Pediatric Hospitalists, Dennis Cochran, RN, BSN Mercy One, Shari Fiori, RN, BSN, Mercy Emergency Services


Front: Belinda Nguyen; Shari Fiori, RN, BSN; Sarah Seehase, ARNP, CPNP-AC; Amy Massey

Back: Dennis Cochran, RN, BSN; Paige Thompson; Juliet Becker; Kassi Van Wyk; Joan Beard, RN-BC, MSN, Tracy Thompson; Ashley Ladroma  



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Tracy Thompson
President of MCANS 2013-14
To learn more about MCANS, e-mail Tracy at mcans@students.mchs.edu.