Goldfarb Faculty Leader Elected to the NLN Nursing Certification Commission

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The National League for Nursing (NLN) recently elected Rita Wunderlich, PhD, RN, CNE, interim academic chair of upper division and director of West Campus Site at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, to serve as a member of the NLN Nursing Certification Commission.

“I look forward to working with the members and supporting the mission and vision of the NLN,” - Rita Wunderlich, PhD, RN, CNE

The National League for Nursing (NLN) recently elected Rita Wunderlich, PhD, RN, CNE, interim academic chair of upper division and director of West Campus Site at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, to serve as a member of the NLN Nursing Certification Commission.

“I am honored to serve on the board of this prominent and valuable commission. I look forward to working with the members and supporting the mission and vision of the NLN,” says Wunderlich.

As a member of the commission, Wunderlich will join other elected members to oversee and supervise the certification of educational programs. Wunderlich’s elected position is in place from 2014 to 2017.

“Congratulations to Dr. Wunderlich, who is well qualified to hold the leadership position with the National League for Nursing,” says Gretchen Drinkard, PhD, RN, CNE, Jack Taylor senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor at Goldfarb School of Nursing. “We are excited that Dr. Wunderlich will represent Goldfarb School of Nursing and help guide the work of the NLN Nursing Certification Commission.”

The NLN Nursing Certification Commission serves as an independent body within the NLN with respect to the development, evaluation, supervision and administration of all certification program policies, provisions and activities.

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About Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is an independent single-purpose college with a strong tradition of educating health care professionals in St. Louis.

Goldfarb School of Nursing is located on the campus of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Goldfarb School of Nursing has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation mannequins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.

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