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Simulation: The Future of Nursing Education

Simulation: The Future of Nursing Education

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WSU College of Nursing Welcomes Dean Griffin-Sobel

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Simulations Prepare Nursing Students for Real Life Scenarios

Simulations Prepare Nursing Students for Real Life Scenarios

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WSU Nursing Research: Teen Relationships & the Path to Recovery

Teen Relationships & the Path to Recovery

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In the palms of our hands: RN sets sights on developing tool to measure infants’ pain

Dr. Schiavenato Developing Tool to Measure Infants’ Pain

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  • Simulation: The Future of Nursing Education

    Simulation is used primarily in the BSN program. Providing students with realistic patient care scenarios in a safe environment, students are prepared for a variety of healthcare scenarios before working in clinical sites and caring for patients. Simulation is a critical component of nursing education as clinical placements become increasingly difficult to secure and not all scenarios can be practiced on live patients. Simulation is used primarily in the BSN program. Providing students with realistic patient care scenarios in a safe environment, students are prepared for a variety of healthcare scenarios before working in clinical sites and caring for patients. Simulation is a critical component of … » More …

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  • This study found race matters in police shootings, but the results may surprise you

    Two Fairfax Police Officers Originally Published by Tom Jackman on April 27, 2016 in the Washington Post The conventional thinking about police-involved shootings, and some scientific research, has been that black suspects are more likely to be shot than white suspects because of an implicit racial bias among police officers. But now a new study has found exactly the opposite: even with white officers who do have racial biases, officers are three times less likely to shoot unarmed black suspects than … » More …

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  • FDA Ruling on Folic Acid Could Reduce Anencephaly

    RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University nursing instructor says the recent announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowing folic acid to be fortified in corn-masa flour may help reduce the number of infants born without brains. Sara Barron, a nurse and WSU Tri-Cities nursing instructor, said folic acid was proven to reduce the risk of spine and brain defects in babies in the 1980s. Starting in 1998, the FDA required that most grains be fortified with the supplement in order to provide American women with the amount needed to start a healthy pregnancy. This fortification dropped the rate of anencephaly in the … » More …

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