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HRSA Funding to Grow Nursing Workforce

HRSA Funding to Grow Nursing Workforce

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2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

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What lies beneath: Nurse Researcher Exposes the Effects of Toxic Water in Uganda

What Lies Beneath

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Sean Murphy Published in New England Journal of Medicine

Sean Murphy Published
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of Medicine

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Simulation: The Future of Nursing Education

Simulation: The Future of Nursing Education

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  • Johnson & Johnson Awards PhD Student with $10,000 Scholarship

    Leslie RandallJohnson & Johnson, a longtime advocate for nurses and the nursing profession, has awarded one WSU College of Nursing PhD student with a $10,000 scholarship. The scholarship is designated for an American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) nursing scholar in an effort to increase their representation among the nursing workforce.

    Leslie Randall, a PhD candidate, received the scholarship. Randall is an enrolled member of the Nez Perce tribe from Idaho and began the PhD program at WSU in 2011.

    “There are so few AIAN nurses compared to … » More …

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  • WSU College of Nursing Receives HRSA Funding to Grow Nursing Workforce

    Nursing Pathways studentsWSU College of Nursing received three federal HRSA grants totaling $1.1M aimed at reducing health disparities in Washington, increasing access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and medically underserved and expanding our ability to prepare nurse educators. New funding for each grant builds upon previously documented successes.

    The Nursing Pathways: Community Alliance for Health Workforce Diversity project aims to increase the retention, graduation, and NCLEX pass rates of 115 underserved, diverse BSN and RN-BSN students living in rural areas. The … » More …

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  • Counter Bias Training Simulation Reaches Officers with Gap Fund Support

    Originally published on June 21, 2016 by Alyssa Patrick, WSU Office of Economic Development

    In September, nearly 600 police executives, managers, trainers, and officers will observe the launch of Counter Bias Training Simulation developed at WSU, thanks in part to the Commercialization Gap Fund.

    “Without the gap fund, we would not be able to get our interactive training into the hands of the police officers who will benefit,” said Lois James, the researcher who developed the training.

    James is one of seven WSU researchers who received support from the second round of the Commercialization Gap Fund, support that helps … » More …

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