Saint Luke’s College Nursing Students Prepare for Disaster

Maryville, Mo. (Sept. 26-28) - From a distance, the town of Redden Village was mayhem with tornado victims crying for assistance. But quickly, first responders descended on the town assisting the injured. Get a little closer to the scene, and you realized you were witnessing the largest field training disaster exercise in Missouri’s history.

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences Homecoming Reunion

Kansas City, MO – Sept 13, 2014 was the Homecoming Reunion for Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences at which the class of 1964 was honored for their 50-year anniversary.

Alumni came from all over the country to celebrate and many alumni from the classes of 1959 and 1954 attended to celebrate their 55th and 60th reunions.

Nursing students prepare for Appalachian medical mission trip

These photos are nursing students on the 2013 trip to the Appalachian Mountains.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 5, 2014) – A group of students is preparing for a fall, medical mission trip to the Appalachian Mountains in Elkhorn, Kentucky with faculty sponsor Vicki Bennett, M.S.N., R.N.

Saint Luke’s College students go on two trips every year, a fall trip in the United States and a spring trip to Haiti.

New associate dean deals in disasters

(Keuka Park, NY) – Professor April Haberyan, Ph.D. and the new associate dean of graduate programs at St. Luke’s College recently lead Disaster Family Assistance Specialist Certification Training to 70 disaster responders at Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY.

Dogs, mini-horses, cockatoos, Oh my!

A photographer/reporter from Channel 41 visited class interviewing students and the intructor and, of course, filming Sweetpea.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 12, 2014) - Animals are funny, intuitive and responsive. They love unconditionally and don’t talk back. These are a few of the many reasons Assistant Professor Sharon White-Lewis, M.S.N, R.N. decided to teach a summer elective course at Saint Luke’s College, “Animals in Healthcare.”

Students explore trauma nursing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 20, 2014) - Treating the trauma patient involves handling urgent situations where the cause of injury or illness is not yet known. This summer, Associate Professor Kay Luft, M.S.N., R.N. is giving students the opportunity to gain some knowledge about the world of trauma nursing.

Samantha Healy receives Pernice nursing scholarship

Renée’s family is pictured here with Samantha Healy in the College board room.

Kansas City, Mo. (June 6, 2014) –The $2,000 scholarship award from the Renée Pernice Memorial Nursing Scholarship goes to Samantha Healy, a B.S.N. recipient who will graduate in December 2014.

Family and friends established the scholarship in 2009 to celebrate Renée’s love of nursing and Saint Luke’s College.

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