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With more than three million members, nurses represent the largest segment of healthcare in the U.S. This group has the voice, intellect, and vision to transform the future of healthcare delivery, nursing education, and leadership both in Washington state and abroad. We invite you to join us.

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  • twin sisters at WSU football game Twin sisters, both Coug Nurses, like their ‘endless options’

    Haleigh and Lindsey Gibson are twin sisters from Curlew, Washington. They both graduated from the Washington State University College of Nursing and both work in labor and delivery at Spokane hospitals.

    “Very twinsy of us,” says Haleigh, laughing.

    Similar, yes, but the paths they took to nursing and what they like about it are an example of the wide range of possibilities in a nursing career.

    Lindsey targeted nursing from the start of college.

    “The main deciding factor for me was how versatile the degree is,” she says. “There are so many options, different kinds of shifts, different jobs.”

    Haleigh decided to go to nursing … » More …

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  • portrait Prof. Catherine Van Son named to Lindblad Endowed Professorship

    Professor Catherine Van Son of the Washington State University College of Nursing has been selected for the college’s Waldron O. and Janet S. Lindblad Endowed Professorship in Geriatrics.

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  • stock art of sign that says health equity Nursing faculty land WSU health equity research projects

    Health equity means something different to Spanish-speaking agricultural workers, suburban children of color, and Asian families and Pacific Islander families. Yet all these groups face challenges of health equity – the economic, social or historical obstacles to living their healthiest possible lives.

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With campuses and classes in Eastern, Central, and Southwestern Washington, we understand the geography and needs of our state. Whether in urban or rural settings, we prepare nurses to be leaders and advocates for healthcare, patients, and the nursing profession.

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