Professor, Associate Degree Nursing program
Front Row: MaryLucresia Ferris, (Delegate), St. Louis; Emily Shewmake, Potosi; and Kayla Weiss, Park Hills. Second Row: Esther Blum (Faculty), Bonne Terre; Catherine Hutcheson (Faculty), East Prairie; Melissa Schlueter, Farmington; Jennifer Gibson (Delegate), Fredericktown; Randy Wadlow, Middlebrook; and Angela Schwent (Faculty), Festus.
Six students and three faculty members from Mineral Area College attended the 61st Annual National Student Nurses Convention in Charlotte, NC, April 2-6. Students Jennifer Gibson and Mary Lucresia Ferris were the two delegates representing Mineral Area College Student Nurses Association and presented a resolution on “Increased support for education, research and standardization for fecal microbiota transplantation (also known as fecal bacteriotherapy) or synthetic stool (stool substitute) in recurrent Clostridium Difficile infection).” The resolution was successfully adopted by the NSNA House of Delegates.