Seven nursing students provide care in Nicaragua

Six RNB nursing students and one graduate nursing student recently returned from a medical trip to rural Nicaragua where care was provided to the ‘Los Pipitos’ (children with handicaps), and the general population. This trip is lead by Dr. Jane Bergland on an annual basis during spring semester. The medical team consisted of nursing students, pediatric residents, pediatricians, dentists, a […]

DNP Capstone Defense today

Maureen Gerson’s DNP Capstone Defense: Thursday, April 18 from 10 a.m.- noon Title: Palliative and End-of-Life Nursing Education for Healthcare System Staff. Committee members: Dr. Barbara Matthees (chair), Dr. Tracy Wright, and Dr. Diane Forsyth. Wimba Room: If you would like to attend, please access for the Horizon Wimba site. The room ID is NURS770TracyWright (case sensitive). Type in […]

Nursing students return from Nicaragua

Six RN to BSN students, along with one graduate student and nursing faculty, Jane Bergland, returned after a 10-day trip to Nicaragua. The nurses joined the MEDICO medical team in Managua then headed up north to Jalapa where care was focused on children with handicaps and their families. Health education was also done at multiple schools and the women’s shelter. […]

Nursing emerita Eva Vraspir dies

Eva Mae Vraspir, age 81, of St. Paul, MN Passed away on Nov. 2, 2011. Survived by husband Don; 4 sons, Jay (Ann), Jeff (Kay), Tim (Olesya), and Todd (Sumi) Anderson; 2 step sons, Terry (Nancy) and Greg (Pam) Vraspir; 13 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Memorial service Sat., Nov. 5, 2011 @ 11 AM at Crosswinds United Methodist Church, 15051 Weaver […]