Archive for November, 2017

Senior OB Postpartum Hemorrhage Simulation Lab

Today the seniors learned about the nursing interventions affiliated with a postpartum hemorrhage through a simulation created by clinical faculty preceptor Tina Kvalheim and Professor Barb Zust. There was Hawaiian Punch for blood, red jello for blood clots, and all the equipment needed in a real hospital setting… Except for a real patient of course!

Junior Brittany Luethmers makes it to NCAA Volleyball Quarterfinals

Congratulations to Brittany Luethmers ’19 and the rest of the Gustavus Volleyball Team for winning their regional conference and moving on to the ‘Elite 8’ in the NCAA quarterfinals this week! This was their first region championship in program history and the first time since 1984 the team made it to the “Elite 8”.

Senior Sadie Klug moves on to NCAA Nationals for Cross Country

Congratulations to Senior Nursing Major Sadie Klug ’18 for qualifying for nationals for the Gustavus Women’s Cross Country Team!!

Restricted Mobility Suits to Simulate Aging

To imagine what it would be like to be elderly patients, the class of 2019 put on restrictive mobility suits in class this Fall to simulate sensory perceptual changes related to aging. They attempted walking across the room, going from a sit to a stand, and falling and trying to get up. This posed a […]

Class of 2018 Alaska Experience

This Fall, Emily Holmes, Alex Griepp, Emily Craig, Jennifer Nordlund, Maria Hanson, and Annika Walter all ’18 were selected to experience what healthcare is like in Barrow and Fairbanks, Alaska for six weeks. They had the opportunity to do their Public Health and OB clinicals there while immersed in the Alaskan culture far different than Minnesota. Left: […]

Class of 2018 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Induction

On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 13 senior nursing students from the Class of 2018 were inducted into the Chi-At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing.  The Chi-At-Large Chapter consists of Bethel University, Globe University/MSB, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Catherine University, and St. Olaf College.  The ceremony was held at Saint […]

Nursing Classes of 2018 and 2019

Introducing the Gustavus Nursing classes of 2018 and 2019! This photo was taken on a day where both Juniors and Seniors had interactive simulations in class. The Seniors are in their Public Health, Pediatric Care, and Reproductive Health clinical rotations throughout the semester. The Juniors have just started their first clinical rotation in Medical-Surgical nursing at […]

Making Mattson More “Homey”

After the Education Department moved out in Spring of 2017, Mattson Hall has transitioned to be a Nursing Department only building. Jane Coleman, Gretchen Koehler, and Joel Henderson made Mattson Hall a welcoming place with original artwork from the Gustavus community and St. Peter community.