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Goldfarb Students Get Supplies, Diplomas Thanks to Impromptu Staff Assembly Lines

One of the most prized possessions that new students receive at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is their first stethoscope. It comes inside a “health assessment” tote bag with other items they will soon learn how to use.

Goldfarb Nursing Students Help Combat COVID-19

The following reflection was provided by Rebecca Schamel, a nursing student at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. Schamel, along with other students, volunteered her time at one of BJC’s COVID-19 Collection Sites and wanted to share her personal experience.

Nursing Career Fair Tips for Job-Hunting Students

Thinking about attending your first nursing career fair? It might seem a little intimidating to interact with future employers while you’re still working on your nursing degree, but there’s no better time to start carving out your future career path. To help you get ready, we’ve gathered our best nursing career fair tips and advice.

What is a DNP?

More and more, healthcare professions including nursing are focused on practice doctorates to develop the next generation of leaders and patient care experts. If you’re thinking about pursuing a doctorate-level degree in nursing, learn about the basics of a DNP degree, your program options, and what you can do career-wise as a DNP-prepared nurse. 

Nursing Scholarships: How to Fund Your Degree

Thinking about getting a nursing degree but worried about the cost? You’re not alone. Many people considering nursing school for undergraduate or graduate programs worry about finances, including minorities and underrepresented groups. Finding and applying for nursing scholarships is one way to chip away at program fees—or get them completely covered!

Learn how to get your paperwork in order, where to look, and the special scholarships available for students of Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

Acute care nurse practitioner program applications due date extended to January 31

With the aging population and changing landscape of health care in the US, career opportunities are growing for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners (AGACNP) — a nursing specialty that’s among the highest-paying, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Goldfarb Shines Through Service at Annual Homecoming Celebration

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association and the 2019 Homecoming Planning Committee hosted their annual homecoming event on Friday, Sept. 27. The theme for this year’s celebration of school and community was Shine Through Service.

BJC recognizes its military veterans

On paper, Justin Gadberry’s career is a puzzle.

How does a 37-year-old U.S. Army paratrooper and combat veteran with two tours of duty and an MBA, former industrial salesman and current Army Reserve Major end up working as a graduate nurse in the Primary Care Clinic at the Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health?

Goldfarb’s West St. Louis County Campus Continues to Shine

Since opening in 2012 Goldfarb’s School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College located on Missouri Baptist Medical Center campus continues to graduate nurses into the workforce annually.



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