In 2015, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College joined NC-SARA. The State Authorization Agreement (SARA), allows Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College to provide online education to residents of all states except California.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
The SARA manual has specific requirements regarding student notifications for licensure programs:
“Any Institution operating under SARA policies that offers courses or programs potentially leading to Professional Licensure or related to post-licensure educational activities must keep all students, applicants and potential students who have contacted the Institution about the course or program informed as to whether successful completion of such offerings would actually meet state licensing or post-licensing requirements. For purposes of SARA, this must be done in one of two ways:
a. The Institution may determine whether the course or program meets the educational requirements for Professional Licensure in the State where the applicant or student is located and provide that information in writing to the applicant or student. If, after making all reasonable efforts, the Institution is unable to determine whether the program meets the educational requirements for Professional Licensure, or
b. After making all reasonable efforts to make such a determination, if unsuccessful, the Institution may notify the applicant or student in writing that the Institution cannot confirm whether the course or program meets educational requirements for Professional Licensure in the student’s or applicant’s State, provide the student or applicant with current contact information for any applicable licensing boards, and advise the student to determine whether the program meets requirements for Licensure in the State where the student is located."
The NC-SARA has created a tool to assist school in this effort.
Student Complaint Procedure
In accordance with 34 CFR 668.43(b) Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students residing outside of the State of Missouri while attending Goldfarb who desire to resolve a grievance are encouraged to follow the College's appeals and formal grievances policy found in the Student Handbook. Please visit the College's Accreditation page for additional information. However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with your State.