In the Spokane region alone, WSU nursing students and faculty, working with the Spokane Regional Health District, had administered more than 15,000 COVID‑19 vaccine doses as of late March.
The WSU College of Nursing ranked No. 19 among nursing colleges in the United States last year for funding from the National Institutes of Health, the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world.
A WSU nursing professor aims to help healthcare providers understand the impact of their words and actions when it comes to talking to people who have been traumatized by discrimination during COVID‑19.
Associate Professor Kawkab Shishani is evaluating smoking rates among young people in Uzbekistan. She also introduced the same tobacco-prevention program there that she has used in Spokane.
As the first group of Washington residents line up for COVID‑19 vaccines, some are getting those long-awaited inoculations from WSU College of Nursing faculty and students.
From hospitals and healthcare facilities to people’s homes and communities, Cougs are making a difference across the state of Washington.
New WSU research shows giving nurse practitioners the authority to prescribe buprenorphine has brought that gold standard treatment for opioid addiction to people who might not have had access to it before.
Students from 16 western states and territories will now be able to enroll in the WSU College of Nursing’s PhD and Master of Nursing programs and pay the in‑state tuition rate, saving thousands of dollars per semester.
Nurses and other healthcare providers should talk to patients about their cannabis use the same way they talk about other habits like smoking and drinking: routinely and without judgment.
His work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at WSU Health Sciences.