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.

"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.

Eight students, an operating room, and some surgical instruments

KANSAS CITY (May 15, 2014) - The Perioperative Nursing elective is the class to be in if you want hands-on experience with surgical nursing this summer.

Assistant Professor Sharon White-Lewis, M.S.N., R.N. is teaching the course this summer and will build on her own operating room experiences—she’s been a perioperative nurse for most of her life.

Employees recognized for years of service

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 19, 2014) – Five College employees were recognized for their years of service at the April meeting of faculty and staff. Each of them received an imprinted lapel pin with their number of years of service.

Professor Lucy Hood, Ph.D., M.S.N., B.S.N.—40 years;

Associate Professor Kay Luft, M.S.N., R.N.—30 years;

Instructor Caroline Olawaiye; M.S.N., B.S.N., A.D.N.

Professor Karen Komoroski, Ph.D., M.S.N., B.S.N.—5 years, and

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