Entries tagged with ‘Nursing’

Dr. Jamesetta Newland ’72 Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Jamesetta Alexander Newland ’72 was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in October at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. This is one of the highest honors in the world that is given to a nurse. The Academy “serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and […]

Lynnea Myers (Nursing)

Lynnea Myers ’05 recently completed her doctorate in Nursing Science at Vanderbilt University. The title of her dissertation was: “Communicating with Health Care Providers: Perceptions of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Lynnea is currently on leave as an assistant professor of nursing at Gustavus while she completes a second doctoral degree in Developmental […]

Heidi Meyer (Nursing)

Heidi Meyer presented a podium session at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN’s) 2017 Baccalaureate Education Conference. The conference was focused on leadership and innovation in delivering high quality nursing programs. This presentation, titled “Integrating Emotional Intelligence Concepts in Teaching Practices: Academic Nurse Educators’ Experiences, Opinions, and Attitudes,” discussed pilot study results and […]

Heidi Meyer (Nursing)

Heidi Meyer received a Bremer Trust Fund grant to purchase a high-fidelity pediatric mannequin and additional supplies to furnish a simulation suite. This grant will help furnish one of the three simulation suites that the nursing department uses for innovative and engaged teaching and learning activities.

Jessica Stadick (Nursing)

Jessica Stadick presented “Spiritual Care Communication at the End-of-Life” at the Phi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing Scholarship, Research, Theory, and Practice Conference in Brookings, SD. Jessica also presented a concept analysis titled, “Definitions Matter: Interprofessional Education – A Concept Analysis” at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Barbara Zust, 2011 Carlson Award Winner, Nursing Department

My colleagues are gifted educators, innovative thinkers, and simply great humans. I know, because they have taught me how to teach and how to be in the world. No matter what our field or what we do, what all of us at Gustavus have in common is a commitment to students. In my 14 years […]

Gustavus Ranked Highly By Niche (Especially for Food!)

Gustavus ranks 58th on Niche’s list of the Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America and 20th overall for Best College Food in America. The 2017 lists provide a wide variety of college and university rankings based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and college reviews directly from students.

Verona Gordon, 1976 Carlson Award Winner, Nursing Department

The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Innovative Teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor our much beloved former President, a man committed to the search for truth and excellence in teaching. The award is made possible by an annual grant of $1,500 from Arnold J. Ryden, former chairman […]

Nursing Student Reaps the Benefits of Summer Internship at HCMC

After three years of coursework and clinical experiences through the Nursing Department at Gustavus Adolphus College, senior Molly Ashwill was looking for a summer internship last spring that would allow her to gain more experience in the clinical setting. Ashwill found what she was looking for through the Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) Student Nurse Internship Program and is now setting her sights on graduating this spring and joining the workforce.

Nursing Students Gaining Valuable Experience in Alaska

Six Gustavus nursing majors are currently completing clinical rotations in Fairbanks and Barrow, Alaska. In working closely with Alaska Natives, the program is designed to offer students a unique experience from a typical health care facility in Minnesota.