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A transformational experience in Germany and Poland
Its aim is to develop curricula for nursing and medical students throughout the United States to educate them about the atrocities to human beings during the Nazi Regime under Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship. The lessons learned from this trip are almost impossible to put into words. It was a phenomenal journey.
Excitement, stress, anticipation and satisfaction
Well, it is the first day of the term and I can feel the excitement in the air!
Student advice on surviving nursing school
Today, a group of people in the Upper Division and Accelerated programs at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College began their first term as nursing students. If you are one of these students, you may have already heard from orientation (and from word of mouth) that it can be a tough and scary journey.
Recognizing nurses on National Nurses Week

Today is the beginning of National Nurses Week, which is celebrated annually from May 6-12. This recognition week honors nurses and their contributions to health care and society.

On light bulbs and miracles in nursing
From candy striper to nurse practitioner – today, we recognize a remarkable nurse who is making a difference in her patients’ lives.
A typical day for the Admissions Department
Our mission here at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is to prepare students to become great nurses. But we have to get them here first. The Admissions Department, led by Dr. Michael Ward, associate dean for student programs, plays an important role in attracting and recruiting students to the college.
A professor falls in love with pediatric nursing
Dr. Bultas joined us full time in 2006, after serving as adjunct clinical faculty for three years. She has extensive background in pediatric nursing, although she actually started the profession in ICU and home care nursing.
Nurse practitioner seminar day

Today was Nurse Practitioner Seminar Day at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College.

What was nursing like 50 years ago?
Fifty years ago, no person over the age of 35 was admitted to nursing school, segregation was common in the patient wards, and mashed baby food was prescribed to treat open wounds.
Making simulation come to life
Part of the realism involves moulage, the art of creating mock injuries for the purpose of training. Moulages can mimic blood, urine, pus, vomit, wounds, among countless other fluids and injuries.


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