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Awards:
MAOF Nursing Student Award

MAOF Information

Organizations:
Student Nurse Association (SNA)  

MOSALPN Student Nurse Association

Radiology Program Website

RADReview

 

 

Director of Allied Health:


Teri Douglas, RN, MSN  

 

Office Phone: (573) 518-2103
E-Mail: TDouglas@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Douglas began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 1990 as Coordinator and Instructor in the Practical Nursing Program. She worked in the hospital setting for twelve years prior to coming to MAC.  In 1996 she became the Director of the Allied Health Department. She teaches Maternity Nursing in the Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs, Contemporary Nursing in the ADN Program, Obstetrical Emergencies in the Paramedic Technology Program, and a web based First Aid course.  She is responsible for all Allied Health Department programs.

Education:
Associate Degree in Nursing, Mineral Area College
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Southwest Missouri State University
Master of Science Degree in Nursing, University of Missouri-Kansas City/St. Louis

Associate Degree Nursing Faculty:

Catherine Hutcheson, RN, BSN

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2241

E-Mail:  CHutches@MineralArea.edu es@MineralArea.edu

Ms. Hutcheson came to Mineral Area College in 2007 as a full-time instructor and is now the coordinator of the freshman year of the ADN Program. She began her teaching career in the Practical Nursing Program in Sikeston.  She later taught in the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Three Rivers Community College. Previous nursing experience includes:  staff nurse and charge nurse in a telemetry unit, Clinical Nurse Manager of a Wound Clinic, Clinical Nursing Instructor for Mineral Area College, and Nursing Instructor for Sikeston R-6 and Three Rivers Community College.

Education:

Licensed Practical Nurse, Sikeston Public School LPN Program

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, Park College

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Southeast Missouri State University

 

Angela Erickson, RN, BSN

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2176

E-Mail:  ASchwent@MineralArea.edu 

Mrs. Erickson began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2008 as a clinical instructor and IV Therapy instructor.  In 2009 she became a full-time instructor in the Practical Nursing Program.  Mrs. Erickson began teaching in the ADN Program in 2011.  She teaches Fundamentals of Nursing, Basic Pharmacology, Mental Health Nursing, Maternity Nursing, and Therapeutic Nutrition in the freshman year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

Education:

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing,  Jefferson College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Central Methodist University

Currently pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Central Methodist University

 

Esther Blum, RN, MSN
Office Phone: (573) 518-2175

E-Mail: EBlum@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Blum has been with Mineral Area College since 1996 and is the Coordinator of the sophomore year of the ADN Program.  She teaches Medical-Surgical Nursing I, Medical-Surgical Nursing II, Nursing of Children, and the LPN-RN Bridge course.

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Missouri -Columbia
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Missouri -Columbia

 

Ellen Ketcherside, RN, CCRN, MA
Office Phone: (573) 518-2208
E-Mail: EKetcher@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Ketcherside began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 1998 after working at St. John's Mercy Medical Center for 23 years in critical care where she worked in CCU and CVR as a nurse manager and as Quality Improvement Coordinator and evening supervisor. She teaches Medical-Surgical Nursing I, Medical-Surgical Nursing II, Nursing of Children, and Clinical Pharmacology in the sophomore year of the ADN Program.

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Louis University
Master of Arts, Webster University
Critical Care Certification

 

Andrea Yates, RN, BSN
Office Phone: (573) 518-3823

E-Mail: AYates@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Yates has been with Mineral Area College since 2012 and is the Coordinator of the AP Hybrid LPN to RN Program. She is a full-time instructor, teaching Medical-Surgical Nursing I and II, Nursing of Children, Contemporary Nursing, Clinical Pharmacology, and the LPN-RN Bridge course.

Education:

Certificate in Practical Nursing, Mineral Area College
Associate of Science in Nursing, Mineral Area College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Southeast Missouri State University

 

Sadonya Suttles, RN, BSN
Office Phone: (573) 518-3828
E-Mail: SSuttles@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Suttles began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2012 after working for 10 years in the hospital ER setting. She is the Clinical Coordinator and instructor for the AP Hybrid LPN to RN Program and conducts the Simulation Lab experiences. Mrs. Suttles also serves as clinical instructor for the sophomore year of the ADN program.

Education:

Certificate in Practical Nursing, Mineral Area College

Associate of Science in Nursing, Mineral Area College
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Central Methodist University

Currently pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Central Methodist University

 

Practical Nursing Program Faculty:

Pamela Junge, RN, BSN - Coordinator
Office Phone:  (573) 518-2209
E-Mail:  PJunge@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Junge began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2012 after working in the hospital and home-health settings for five years and serving as a clinical instructor for two years. Mrs. Junge assumed the role of Program Coordinator in 2013. She is a full-time instructor in the Practical Nursing Program and team-teaches all courses in the PN Program.

Education:
Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, Mineral Area College
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Maryville University

Currently pursuing Master of Science Degree in Nursing, Central Methodist University

 

Paula Thompson, RN, BSN

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2336

E-Mail:  PThompso@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Thompson began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2011 after working in the hospital ER setting for five years and serving as a clinical instructor for two years.  She is a full-time instructor in the Practical Nursing Program and team-teaches all courses in the PN Program.

Education:

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, Mineral Area College

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Central Methodist University

 

Jayne Mahnken, RN, CCRN, BSN

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2200

E-Mail:  JMahnken@MineralArea.edu

Mrs. Mahnken began her teaching career at Mineral Area College in 2013 after working in adult critical care for 34 years. She is a full-time instructor in the Practical Nursing Program and team-teaches all courses in the PN Program.

Education:

Certificate in Practical Nursing, Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Southeast Missouri State University

 

Paramedic to RN Bridge Program Faculty:

Stacia Smith, RN, BSN, CEN, CCRN, EMT-P

Coordinator of PAR to RN Bridge Program

Office Phone:  (573) 518-3812

E-Mail:  Smsmith@mineralarea.edu

Ms. Smith began working at Mineral Area College in 2010 after working at St. Louis university Hospital in the Trauma/Surgical ICU for seven years, Mehlville Fire Protection District on the ALS Ambulance for three years, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in the Pediatric ICU for six years, and at St. Anthony's Hospital as an RN Educator.  She is the Coordinator of the Paramedic to RN Bridge Program.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Louis University

Paramedic Certificate, St. Louis Community College

Dean Meenach, RN, BSN, CEN, CCRN, EMT-P    

Director of EMS Education, Instructor PAR to RN Bridge Program                                              

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2113

E-Mail:  DMeenach@MineralArea.edu

Mr. Meenach began working at Mineral Area College in 2006 as the Paramedic Coordinator and Instructor.  Prior to coming to MAC, Mr. Meenach worked as a Paramedic at Rock Township Ambulance District and Mehlville Fire Protection District for 22 years and St. Anthony's Emergency Room (Adult and Pediatric) for 5 years.   He has also served as a subject matter expert and author for McGraw-Hill and Pearson and a collaborative author in Micro Simulation Training.  He currently serves as the Director of EMS Education and teaches in the PAR to RN Bridge Program.

Education:

Emergency Medical Technician, St. Louis Community College

Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic Technology, St. Louis Community College

Associate of Science in Nursing, Excelsior College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College

 

Paramedic Technology:

The Mineral Area College Paramedic Technology Program is accredited by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services UNIT OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.  An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paramedic Technology or a Certificate in Paramedic Technology are offered. 

Charlene Jansen, BS, MM, EMT-P

Office Phone:  (573) 518-3804

E-Mail:  cjansen@mineralarea.edu

Ms. Jansen began working at Mineral Area College in 2011 as the instructor of the Paramedic Program.  She has been a Paramedic Educator since 1991, has served as a Paramedic Training Officer for the St. Louis Fire Department and was the Program Coordinator for EMS Programs at St. Louis Community College.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in EMS Management, Lindenwood University

Master of Management, Fontbonne University

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic:

The EMT-Basic course provides the basic instruction for persons responsible for the delivery of emergency medical services.  In addition to the 110 hours of classroom instruction, two 12-hour emergency department rotations and three 12-hour ambulance rotations are required.  Successful completion of a practical exam and a written exam will allow the student to be enrolled in the National Registry of EMT's and apply for a Missouri State EMT license.

Steve Pounds, EMT-P

Dan King, EMT-P

For Information Contact:  Dean Meenach at (573) 518-2113

Administrative Assistants for Allied Health Department:

Sheila Beard
Office Phone: (573) 518-2172
E-Mail: Sheila@MineralArea.edu

Sue  Ross

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2258

E-Mail:  SERoss@MineralArea.edu

Adjunct Instructors for the Allied Health Department:

NAME SUBJECT TAUGHT DEGREE
Shannon Allen Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Hirshell Parker Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Arlene Jones Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Elizabeth Ward Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Angela Flieg Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Jill Williams Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Tiffany LeAnn Arnold Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Doris Arnett Clinical Instructor, Nursing MSN
Steve Dickey Adjunct EMT Instructor EMT-P
Rick Short EMT-Basic Instructor EMT-P
Dr. Rhonda Gamble Medical Terminology I & II PhD
Lana Jinkerson Medical Terminology I & II MSN
Catherine Hutcheson Medical Terminology I MSN
Theresa Geringer Medical Terminology I BSN
Dean Meenach Medical Terminology I

BSN

Alesha Johnson IV Therapy BSN
Autumn Stegall Medical Terminology I MSN
Tiffany LeAnn Arnold Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Sandra Ealick Paramedic Adjunct EMT-P
Kathleen Hammond

Clinical Inst. Nsg- IV Therapy

BSN
Travis Moore Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Regena Hoffman Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN

Patricia Pettus

Clinical Instructor, Nursing

BSN

Amy Schwent

Clinical Instructor, Nursing

BSN

Dawn Leonard Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Robert Turnbaugh Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Jacalyn Eberhart Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Stephanie Barlow Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN

Kris Sutton

Clinical Instructor, Nursing

BSN

Robin Larsson Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Sara Trolinger Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Amber Hill Clinical Instructor, Nursing BSN
Robert Turnbaugh Adjunct Instructor, Nursing BSN
Adriene Malloy Adjunct Instructor, Nursing BSN
Kathryn Lewis Adjunct Instructor, Nursing BSN
Shonna Adams Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Cynthia Allen Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Lisa Broombaugh Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Lorraine Dennis Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Josh Dugal Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Stephanie Franklin Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Chris Hoover Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Daniel Kemp Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Terry Leach Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Mark Liston Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Dave Miller Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Lindsey Murphy Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Jason Noel Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P

Mike Norris

Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Larry Pfaff Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Todd Soong Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Dave Stark Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P
Don Woolem Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic

EMT-P

Jamie Dunn Adjunct Instructor, Paramedic EMT-P