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Peru blog 2019:
learning and serving

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Learning to treat patients who use opioids

Learning to treat patients
who use opioids

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Most teens using less marijuana, post-legalization

Marijuana use falls
for most teens

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Celebrating 50 years of impact

50 Years of Impact

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  • Peru blog: WSU students make it to Machu Picchu

    By Kenzie McNeel, WSU College of Nursing student 

    Machu Picchu 

    Today was the day that many of us have been waiting for, the highlight of our trip. It was an early start at 5 a.m. The bus ride up was a little bit scary with winding switchbacks up a steep mountainside. Some parts of the roads were so narrow that the large buses couldn’t pass each other. We came face to face with another bus, forcing them to back up until the road was wide enough to pass by them.  

    When we finally made it to the entrance, we were met with a short … » More …

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  • portrait Melody Rasmor named Washington’s nurse practitioner of the year

    Melody Rasmor, clinical assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing-Vancouver, will be honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a leader in the profession in Washington.

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  • portrait DNP grad found that group medical visits were useful in treating chronic pain

    Imagine being a nurse practitioner serving patients in a county that’s larger than Rhode Island, but has just 5,300 residents and one medical clinic.

    In the West, that’s the reality – and the challenge – for many rural healthcare providers.

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