Apr 9, 2020

mwsu nursing student examines patient

Nursing students at Missouri Western have adapted to changes in education, and graduating seniors are preparing to join the front lines.

Cristi Campbell, a nursing professor and a nurse practitioner at Cameron Regional Hospital family health clinic, said nurses are always adapting and the COVID-19 pandemic is no different.

“Nursing is ever evolving, so that’s really kind of status quo for us,” Campbell said.

Missouri Western Associate Nursing Professor Heather Kendall said there have been changes to clinicals for nursing students as they have had to transition into doing simulations while they are not allowed in hospitals or in class at the university.

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