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WSU receives federal grants to grow nursing workforce

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

WSU-Nursing-Pathways-students-80RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing received three federal grants totaling $1.1 million to reduce health disparities in Washington, increase access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas and expand nurse educator preparation. » More …

Nursing student receives library research award

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

Sarah-HolmanVANCOUVER, Wash. – Of all infectious diseases that endanger young children’s lives, pneumonia remains the world’s biggest threat. Yet some simple, low-cost measures could go a long way toward reducing the problem. » More …

April 6-9: Human trafficking exhibition at WSU Tri-Cities

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

sold-human-traffickingRICHLAND, Wash. – Participants will use MP3 players and smartphones to step into the life of a human trafficking victim during a multisensory exhibition known as “SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience,” April 6-9 at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Aug. 24: Nursing chairs named to honor public servants

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will dedicate its five new Kadlec Distinguished Chairs of Nursing to individuals who have displayed exceptional service to the local health care community at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at the Kadlec Healthplex, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland. » More …

Nursing prof a White House climate change panelist

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

ButterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – An army of interprofessional healthcare providers could help “green” healthcare and health systems nationwide, a Washington State University professor told the White House Summit on Climate Change and Health last week in Washington, D.C. » More …

Tri-Cities nursing director named fellow of AANP

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Debbie-Nogueras-webRICHLAND, Wash. – The new director of the Washington State University Tri-Cities College of Nursing was recently elected a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in recognition of her work in health care education and access. » More …