Mercy College

TUTORING SERVICES


Mercy College of Health Sciences' tutoring services are led by the Norkaitis Student Success Center and help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for course material. Tutors help students improve study habits, prepare for exams, review writing assignments, develop note-taking skills, and so much more. Tutors are available for nearly every subject, it's completely free, and unlimited. If you are unable to find a tutor for the course you need, please contact the Director of Student Engagement.

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Tutor


To find a tutor, browse the tutor list below for the course needed and click on the tutor name to directly email an appointment request. Tutor sessions are available in several formats including in-person, video, email, or phone. Requests should include: appointment availability, content needs, and desired appointment format.  

Course #

Course Name Instructor Tutor Tutor Tutor Tutor
BIO 101 Gen Biology Babich Erin Cox      
BIO 102 Biology II - See Course Instructor      
BIO 180 Human Anatomy Matz/Cuturic Erin Cox Laresa Reed    
BIO 185 Human Physiology Indira Jordan Hook Laresa Reed    
BIO 203 Microbiology Steidl Erin Cox      
BIO 225 Priciples of Pathophysiology Brown Cynthia Lemke Laresa Reed    
BIO 320 Genetics - See Course Instructor      
BIO 360 Immunology Indira See Course Instructor      
BIO 410 Advanced Anatomy Cuturic See Course Instructor      
BIO 450 Hisology & Embryology - See Course Instructor      
BIO 460 Cell & Molecular Biology - See Course Instructor      
CHE 100/101 Chemistry Nguyen/Babich Chasity Marquez Caleigh Allen    
CHE 320 Organic Chemistry Nguyen See Course Instructor      
CHE 420 Biochemistry   See Course Instructor      
DMS 103/125 US Physics I & II St Clair Cody Dowell Cynthia Lemke    
DMS 115/117 Cardio I & II Kraska Shaquita Jones Cody Dowell    
ENG 101/102 English Composition I & II Mackrell Sue Wickham Carl Johnson    
HCA HCA General Program Tutor - Alexandra Grant See Course Instructors    
MA 101/122 MA Clinical Practice I & II Smith See Course Instructors      
MA 106 Anatomy & Physiology Pearson Laresa Reed See anatomy tutors See physiology tutors  
MA 108 Diseases in the Human Body Smith See Course Instructors      
MAT 102/120 General Math & Algebra Rasberry Carl Johnson Caleigh Allen    
MED 101 Medical Terminology Matz Cynthia Lemke Erin Cox    
MLS MLS General Program Tutor - Brittany White      
NSG's (ASN) ASN, General Program Tutors - Kelsey Wolfkill Laresa Reed Kristin Turk Barb Sharp
NSG 101 Intro to Prof. Nursing Concepts - Kelsey Wolfkill Laresa Reed Kristin Turk Barb Sharp
NSG 131 Nursing Health Promo - Kelsey Wolfkill Laresa Reed Kristin Turk Barb Sharp
NSG 200 Nursing Care Life Span II - Kelsey Wolfkill Laresa Reed Kristin Turk Barb Sharp
NSG 280 Caring Diverse Health Care Environment - See Course Instructor      
NSG 230 Nursing Care Life Span III - See Course Instructor      
NSG 413 Holistic Nursing Yaddow Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Barb Sharp  
NTR 205 Nutrition Keomanivong Sarah Young Chasity Marquez Laresa Reed Caleigh Allen
NUA (ABSN) ABSN General Program Tutors -   Sarah Young Barb Sharp Katie Canfield
NUA 302 Pharmacology, Nursing Belieu   Sarah Young    
NUA 311 Holistic Assessment Catlin   Sarah Young Barb Sharp  
NUA 313 Pathophysiology Haedtke   Laresa Reed    
NUA 315 History and Trends Smith   Sarah Young    
NUA 331 Fund. of Nursing Practice Thuerauf   See Course Instructors    
NUA 335 Competencies in Nursing Johnson Sarah Young See Course Instructors    
NUA 337 Research Million Sarah Young Barb Sharp    
NUA 361 Nursing I Belieu   Sarah Young    
NUA 363 Family Health Johnson Sarah Young See Course Instructors    
NUA 367 Population Health & Practice Wing   Sarah Young    
NUA 421 Nursing II Kappleman   Katie Canfield Barb Sharp  
NUA 423 Mental Health Steffens Abby Quigle Sarah Young   Katie Canfield
NUA 432 Leadership & Interprof. Collab. Ernst Sarah Young Katie Canfield    
NUA 435 HC Policy, Fin. & Reg. Million Katie Canfield See Course Instructors    
NUA 451 Nursing III Nunez Katie Canfield See Course Instructors    
NUA 453 Gerontology Moss Katie Canfield See Course Instructors    
NUA 460 Complex Care in Nursing Practice Belieu Katie Canfield See Course Instructors    

All nursing programs

Math for Nursing Students - Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Erin Cox Katie Canfield
NUR (BSN) BSN General Program Tutors - Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Erin Cox Laresa Reed
      Barb Sharp      
NUR 115 History and Trends Smith Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Erin Cox  
NUR 125 Therapeutic Communication Black Mackenzie Cairney Erin Cox    
NUR 205 Foundations of Nursing Weiland Mackenzie Cairney Erin Cox Barb Sharp  
NUR 265 Med Surg I Hoff Mackenzie Cairney Erin Cox Barb Sharp
NUR 275 Holistic Assessment Beaird Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Laresa Reed Barb Sharp
NUR 285 Pharmacology, Nursing Kappleman Mackenzie Cairney Erin Cox    
NUR 290 Health Promotion Hoff Mackenzie Cairney    
NUR 305 Med Surg II McManus Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Laresa Reed Barb Sharp
NUR 340 Nursing Concepts in Pediatrics Weiland Mackenzie Cairney Olivia Tietz Laresa Reed
NUR 345 Gerontology Degooyer Olivia Tietz Chasity Marquez    
NUR 375 Mental Health Nursing Concepts Clayton Abby Quigle Katie Canfield    
NUR 390 Med Surg III Nunez/Kendrick Mackenzie Cairney Barb Sharp    
NUR 405 Med Surg IV _ Katie Canfield Kizzie Peterson    
NUR 410 Obstetrics Strawn Katie Canfield Kizzie Peterson    
NUR 416 Info & Fin. Mgt. in Nursing Degooyer See Course Instructors      
NUR 418 Intro to Research Degooyer Sarah Young Barb Sharp  
NUR 430 Comm. Health Nursing Wing See Course Instructors    
NUR 435 Health Policy & Advocacy Degooyer See Course Instructors      
NUR 450 Concepts in Nursing Leadership Siefken See Course Instructor      
NUR 460 Adv. Concepts of Nursing Practice Siefken See Course Instructor      
PHA 202 Pharmacology, General Belieu Erin Cox Chasity Marquez    
PHI 110/301 Critical Thinking Moravec/Ernst Barb Sharp See Course Instructors    
PHI 320 Bioethics Doyle Cynthia Lemke Olivia Tietz    
PHY 101 Physics I Babich See Course Instructor      
PHY 102 Physics II Babich See Course Instructor      
PSY 101/202 Psychology-general & developmental Doyla/Watkins Chasity Marquez Caleigh Allen    
PSY 303 Abnormal Psychology Jankowski See Course Instructor      
SOC 102 Sociology Doyle Caleigh Allen See Course Instructor    
SPE 105 Small Group Comm. Mackrell See Course Instructor      
STA 165 Statistics Rasberry Alexandra Grant See Course Instructors    
STA 330 Biostatistics Rasberry Alexandra Grant Chasity Marquez Jennifer Lindberg  
STA 470 Advanced Research Matz See Course Instructor      
SVL 285 Servant Leadership Meyer/Moravec Chasity Marquez Barb Sharp    
Other Device Assistance, After IT Hours _ Andrew Dennis Cell 515-991-9271    
Other ESL, Liberal Arts _ Barb Sharp Prya Chariar    
Other HESI Exam Strategies _ Kristin Turk      
Other Study Skills, Reading Strategies _ Sue Wickham      
Other Writing, APA _ Sue Wickham Carl Johnson Use Smarthinking  

Students in courses related to the following programs should seek course assistance from instructors during provided office hours: EMS, Public Health, PTA, and Rad Tech.

 

Tutoring

FAQs


Is tutoring free?

Yes. Tutoring with Mercy College tutors is free and unlimited to all students. Online tutoring through Smarthinking is limited to 5 hours per semester. If a student needs additional time, contact the Director of Student Engagement in the Student Success Center.

Who are the tutors at Mercy College?

Some tutors are current or graduated students, and some are professional educators. Our tutors are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.

How do I access online tutoring?

To access Smarthinking online tutoring, login to D2L and click on the "online tutoring" icon in the top banner.  Start working with a tutor in a live drop-in session, schedule a future session, submit a question, or explore the study aids that are available 24/7. 

What should I expect from a tutoring session?

Come prepared with all necessary course materials, including textbooks, assignment details, and class notes so your tutor is familiar with the content. Together you'll review information and narrow down what you need help with. You can work with a tutor as many times as you need to help you be successful in your courses. 

Can I become a tutor?

To be a tutor, applicants must have a desire to help other students succeed and have obtained a "B" or better in a course.  Contact Rebecca Dennis or complete an application at mchs.edu/careers.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Rebecca Dennis | Director, Student Engagement
Student Success Center
rebecca.dennis@my.mchs.edu
515-643-6782
 
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