Nursing students screen Amazon workers through new partnership


Samantha Cardwell

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 to the Hazelwood Logistics Center on her first day and met Jennifer Cordia, president and CEO of Next Jeneration Logistics. Cordia, a nurse and the former chief nurse officer at Christian Hospital, explained how keeping Amazon drivers healthy ensured that customers continued to receive critical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.

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