Patricia Durand

Patricia Durand, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
(515) 643-6717
pdurand@mercydesmoines.org

Office Location
SC-223

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

YEAR STARTED AT MERCY COLLEGE: 2018
 

EDUCATION

  • Iowa Methodist School of Nursing, Diploma (1991)
  • Upper Iowa University, BSN (2016)
  • Walden University, MSN (2019)
     

COURSES TAUGHT

  • NSG 132 Nursing Professional Skills II

  • NSG 230 Nursing Care Life Span III

  • NSG 231 Role Transition to Professional Practice
     

ADVICE TO STUDENTS

  • "As a nurse, you will always be learning. I strongly believe in holistic, patient centered care."
     

CLINICAL/FIELD EXPERIENCE

  • Chemotherapy and Infusion RN (5 years) 
  • Hospice and Palliative Care RN (20 years)
  • Dual Diagnosis Mental health / Chemical Dependency RN (6 years)
  • Neurological/ Neurosurgical (3 years)
     

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Masters degree projects on best aspesis techniques for central lines with oncology patients.
     

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