Barbara Meinke and Robert A. Kleist Endowed Chair announced

Saint Luke’s College President and Dean Dr. James A. Hauschildt has been named the Barbara Meinke and Robert A. Kleist Endowed Chair in Nursing.  This is the first endowed chair at Saint Luke’s College and was established by Barbara and Robert Kleist.

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.

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.

"Swiss cheese memory" beneficial in traumatic experiences

Students receive instruction on how to examine a rape victim.

Kansas City, Mo. (June 6, 2014) - Forensic nursing is a specialty practiced at the intersection of health care and the law. The role of a forensic nurse is to provide emotional support and offer comfort to people who have been traumatized.

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