As many are aware, the health care industry has undergone radical transformation in the last five years.Many hospital administrators and health care experts believe they are not able to predict how many graduate prepared nurses they will need---they just know the number will be substantial. Also, the health care industry trends indicate that along with continuing opportunities in hospitals, more and more master’s prepared nurses, specifically Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Educators, will be needed to work in outpatient settings, community agencies, and schools of nursing.
The grand opening of Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences' new facility has been featured in the media. We'll update this page with new links as they become available.
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences will commemorate the opening of its new state-of-the-art education and simulation center at a private ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m.
Community leaders, college faculty, students, alumni, hospital executives, and members of the college and hospital boards will be on hand to dedicate the facility.
Students at Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences will begin the 2012 academic semester in a state-of-the-art facility currently under renovation near Saint Luke’s Hospital, the college’s primary teaching location.
Renovations are under way at 624 Westport Road in Kansas City, Mo., in a 39,000-square-foot building within short walking distance of the Saint Luke’s campus at Wornall Road and 44th Street. Completion is expected by year-end in time for spring semester classes, which begin Jan. 17, 2012.
Saint Luke’s College Board of Directors has named Dr. James Hauschildt as the new Academic Dean for Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences.
Dean L. Hubbard, Ph.D., has been appointed president for Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences effective April 1. He was named interim president in October 2010 while a search committee identified a permanent leader.
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences Nursing Students Participate in a Medical Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic
Nursing students from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences spent their spring break providing clinical assistance to the impoverished people of the San Juan de la Maguana area of the Dominican Republic.
San Juan de la Maguana is home to 150,000 people and is located forty miles from the Haitian border. Two young Dominican doctors founded the medical facility and opened the clinic doors in 1989 in one of the poorest areas of San Juan de la Maguana.
29 Students and 3 Faculty Members Attend the 2011 Missouri Nurses Association Nurse Advocacy Day
29 students along with Mary Wishall, RN, MSN, Instructor,; Deborah Negus RN, BSN, Clinical Adjunct Faculty; and Lucy Hood, RN, PhD, Professor attended the 2011 MONA Nurse Advocacy Day at the Capitol Plaza Hotel on Feb. 22, 2011.
Lobbying efforts were focused on the following issues: