Archive for 2013

Gustavus Nursing at Sigma Theta Tau Research Forum

Lynnea Myers, Assistant Professor of Nursing, presented a poster titled “Nursing Student Counselors’ Perceptions of their Role in a Summer Institute of Nursing” at the Sigma Theta Tau Mu Lambda Chapter Annual Research Forum on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. The poster highlighted research Lynnea conducted exploring the possible motivations for students to participate in teaching […]

Gustavus Nursing Students on the Radio

Gustavus Nursing students Madeline Schmitz, Laura Dack, and Josh Heinzen were featured on KBRW, Public Radio in Barrow, Alaska, on Wednesday, November 13 for a special presentation on Handwashing.

Gustavus Nursing Students in the News!

Gustavus Nursing Students and Professor of Nursing Barbara Zust and Assistant Professor of Nursing, Lynnea Myers, were recently featured in an article in the Arctic Sounder titled “Nursing students visit Barrow”. The article featured the nursing student rotation in Barrow, Alaska that took place this fall:

Bellecourt Presents for Gustavus Nursing

Nursing students April Phillip and Adam Burnett from Barrow, Alaska greet Clyde Bellecourt before his presentation to the Gustavus community on November 11. Clyde, whose Native name means Thunder Before the Storm, is known for his relentless advocacy for civil rights on a local, national, and international level. An American legend, Clyde is known for […]

Nursing Students Travel to Alaska!

Six Gustavus senior nursing majors – Laura Dack, Joshua Heinzen, David Krebs, Larissa Milne, Madeline Schmitz, and Anna Torborg – left for Alaska on Oct. 11. Each student will spend three weeks in Fairbanks and three weeks in Barrow before returning to Minnesota on Nov. 22. For more information, check out Matt Thomas’ Nursing Students […]

Gustavus Community Creates New Atlanta-Based Internship

Posted on March 26th, 2013 by News Office From left to right: Gordon Mansergh ’84, Kristin Unzicker ’00, Alyssa Gaulrapp ’13, Lynnea Myers ’06 “It takes a village to raise a child” is an often-quoted African proverb. For Gustavus senior Alyssa Gaulrapp ’13, it took the leadership of a “village” consisting of two Gustavus alumni, […]

Gustavus Nursing hosts High Step Health Careers Class

Gustavus junior nursing students hosted over 40 students from the High Step program located in Southern Minnesota on campus March 14, 2013 for a pediatric health exploration session. The Gustavus students taught the high school students about Respiratory Synticial Virus and caring for a patient and family with this disease. These presentations are part of […]

Myers presents at Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, March 2013, Chicago, IL

Lynnea Myers, Assistant Professor of Nursing, posted an original research project as part of the Midwest Nursing Research Society. Myers’ poster was titled “Nursing Student Counselor’s Perceptions of their Role in a Summer Institute of Nursing”.

Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, March 2013, Chicago, IL- Student Poster Presentations

Four Gustavus student nurses attended the Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference March 8-9, 2013 in Chicago, IL. All four students presented on their independent research studies conducted with Professors Barb Zust and Lynnea Myers.

Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, March 2013, Chicago, IL- Student Poster Presentations

Christina Mantey, ’13 My senior independent research study was entitled, “Cultural Ethical Challenges: Exploring the Lived Experience of Midwives and Labor and Delivery Nurses When Caring for Culturally Diverse Perinatal Patients.”  Through this research I investigated how nurses and midwives care for and address the needs of culturally diverse patients.  I chose a qualitative research […]