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New approach to caring for underserved

SPOKANE – Following the recommendations of a panel comprised of academic and community experts, nurse practitioners at WSU will develop a clinical practice contract with one or more existing clinics in Spokane. This action will allow the nurse practitioners to continue to offer services within the community, but without the administrative responsibilities of operating a […]

Faculty member elected society coordinator

SPOKANE – Cindy Corbett, Ph.D., RN, an associate professor at the WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing, has been elected as Region One’s Regional Chapter Coordinator for the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Corbett was elected at the honor society’s 39th Biennial Convention, held recently in Baltimore. The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma […]

Professor receives top nursing award

SPOKANE — Lorna Schumann, an associate professor at the Washington State Intercollegiate College of Nursing, will receive the prestigious state award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence during the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 22nd National Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., June 20-24. Founded in 1991, this award recognizes a nurse practitioner in a state who demonstrates excellence […]

Spokane commencement to honor its 17th Class

SPOKANE – Washington State University Spokane will celebrate the accomplishments of 437 graduates when diplomas are handed out at the INB Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 4. This will be the final Spokane Commencement presided by V. Lane Rawlins, WSU’s ninth president, as he approaches his retirement date. The commencement program begins at 2 […]

Keynote speaker to address patient care outcomes

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing will once again host the annual Inland Northwest Nursing and Health Sciences Research Symposium from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 27, at Mukogawa Fort George Wright Commons next to the Spokane Falls Community College campus. Health care professionals and the public are invited to […]

Student nurse practitioners help in free clinic

VANCOUVER, Wash.- Twelve family nurse practitioner students from Washington State University Vancouver will be helping the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington staff their Monday and Wednesday morning hours, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. until May 2. Located in Vancouver’s Jim Parsley Center at 4100 Plomondon St., the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington seeks to provide free, […]

Butterfield named new dean of College of Nursing

PULLMAN – Patricia G. Butterfield has been named as the new dean of the Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing. She will begin her duties on July 1. “I am pleased that we have attracted a very talented and experienced nurse educator and administrator to lead the College of Nursing,” said Robert Bates, WSU […]

Clark Center hosts Nursing Job Fair at WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER– Employers seeking current and graduating nurses for open positions in their organizations will be available at a Nursing Job Fair 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 12, in the Clark Center Community Room at Washington State University Vancouver. Several area health care employers are recruiting for registered nurses, certified medical assistants, nursing certified assistants […]

Simulation Lab enhances education

SPOKANE– The Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy will present a community forum to discuss the need for an Inland Northwest Regional Clinical Simulation Center in Spokane. The forum will meet from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Academic Center, Room 147, on the Spokane Riverpoint Campus. This initiative is […]

WSU ICN presents seminars for nursing entrepreneurs

Spokane–The Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing will present “Nurses in Business – Fostering the Entrepreneurial Spirit,” a business speakers’ series for nurses, from 4 to 6 p.m. on three consecutive Wednesdays in February (Feb. 7, 14, and 21). On Feb. 7, Jerman Rose, director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the WSU […]