Jennifer Fletcher-Kelley knows what it’s like to have one decision make the difference between life or death. She’s started IVs, used defibrillators and performed life-saving procedures at patients’ bedsides while thousands of feet in the air. The College of Nursing alumna’s career took her soaring through the sky as a flight nurse before […]

Jennifer Fletcher-Kelley brings medical care to rural Midwest and South ...

  One in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. It’s a grim reality that’s only become more acute as social distancing has stripped away outlets for victims of domestic violence. “If you’re anything like me, probably one of the first things that you thought of when this […]

ORA research webinar addresses domestic violence during pandemic

Awards and Recognition ceremony
The College of Nursing put together a virtual awards and recognition ceremony for the graduating class of Spring 2020, premiering on Wednesday, May 13th.  Students, faculty and staff watched together at 7pm.  Congratulations again to our graduates!  Check out the video here:  https://youtu.be/Irp9jf0HKV0.  

College of Nursing goes virtual with Spring 2020 Awards and ...

Sally Breen
The whir of helicopters overhead marked the beginning of coronavirus for Sally Breen. The 2018 University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate would arrive at her nurse practitioner job at Canyonlands Urgent Care in Page, Arizona, and listen as people were flown to Flagstaff, Arizona, or St George, Utah, for […]

UMSL DNP preps Sally Breen for coronavirus care on the ...

Learn.org Top 25 DNP Program
  A host of unique offerings in the University of Missouri­–St. Louis’ Doctor of Nursing Practice program give the degree an edge over its competition. Despite being a primarily online program, the DNP boasts several three-day intensives to teach skills and enhance relationship building. Then there’s the focus on teaching about social […]

UMSL DNP named top 25 program by Learn.org

Devon Schatz-Schlottach
With the novel coronavirus pandemic creating challenges for hospitals and medical clinics, many patients are experiencing difficulty making or attending appointments. For residents of rural Missouri, barriers to high-quality health care are nothing new. Seeing a provider is often complicated. There’s usually a long wait between scheduling and the appointment. Then there’s […]

DNP alumna Devon Schatz-Schlottach works to eliminate barriers to health ...

When accelerated BSN student Samantha Cardwell signed up to screen Amazon delivery workers through the College of Nursing’s new partnership, she knew she’d be helping people while earning some clinical hours. But what she didn’t anticipate was how far her efforts would reach. That changed when the University of Missouri–St. Louis student got […]

Nursing students screen Amazon workers through new partnership

COVID-19 has impacted not only the physical health of those suffering from it but also the mental health of people across the world. But the disease’s reach doesn’t end there. There are a multitude of secondary effects, but two pernicious examples include compassion fatigue, especially in first responders, and intimate partner […]

Ask an Expert: Kimberly Werner on compassion fatigue and intimate ...