National Nurses Week was declared by the American Nurses Association in 1993 as a way to recognize the vital contributions of nurses and draw attention to the profession. At Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College, we’re proud to serve a community of nursing students, scientists, educators, and leaders. We invite you to celebrate National Nurses Week 2019 along with all of us.
Nancy Ridenour, PhD, RN, APRN, BC, FAAN, president and the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox dean and professor of Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, was named the 2019 St. Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award winner for administration. In addition to Dr. Ridenour, Goldfarb educators Lisa Burnitt, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, assistant professor and director of the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner program, and Tamara Otey, PhD, RN, assistant professor, were also nominated.
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree that prepares students to care for patients and families in hospitals, in the community and a variety of other settings. Goldfarb offers two accredited program options available to students; upper division and accelerated.
Sarah Galvin, a nurse anesthesia student from Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, recently took a mission trip to Honduras. Galvin traveled with a group of health care providers from across the country that represented Surgical Outreach for Americas (SOFA).
Over the course of two hours nursing students participated in a large-scale poverty simulation to learn about the challenges low-income families face in an effort to survive.
For many nurses the Nightingale Pledge represents commitment to tough rigor and compassionate care. On January 25th, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College hosted their first nursing pledge white coat ceremony welcoming new students into the medical field.
The Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is now ranked as one of the best nursing schools in the United States by the Nursing Schools Almanac.
Ending 2018 with reflection and celebration, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College announces the winners of this year’s faculty and staff awards.
Eleanor Burns Burcky, RN, retired Army second lieutenant, toured Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College after graduating from its predecessor, the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, in 1942.
The Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association awarded Mildred ‘Milli’ (Moore) Yium, RN, MS, (1962), a nurse and clinical psychologist in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area, and Colleen Gilmore, RN, MSN, ANP-BC (1985 and 2009), a BJC Hospice nurse practitioner, the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award.
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