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BSN Students Travel to Peru

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BSN Students Travel to Peru

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  • 2015 WSU Platinum Laureate – Kadlec Medical Center

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  • Washington State School for the Blind: Feliks Polyakov and Robin Williams


    By Alli Benjamin

    _MG_9593Robin Williams, RN, BSN, the nursing supervisor for the Washington State School for the Blind, could have fooled me. The school contained a maze of activities thoughtfully housed across its historic campus in Vancouver, Washington. Instruments, art, supplies, sports equipment, taxidermy animals, kitchens, cottages, a sprawling indoor pool, a room filled with historical remnants—in a school for blind students? As I wandered with her down a long hall lined with a hand-painted safari—completed by one of the students—she explained the special population she cared for.

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  • Concussion a Disproportionate Healthcare Cost to Society

    Janessa GravesSPOKANE, Wash. – Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children are costly to individuals and society. A new study shows that, though moderate and severe TBI cost more for the individuals involved, there are so many more cases of mild TBI, such as concussions, that their cost to the general population is much higher.

    The study is important because it provides evidence that mild TBI prevention strategies could lead to significant cost savings, said lead author Janessa Graves, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Washington State University, who did the research with the University … » More …

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Kawkab ShishaniQ & A With Kawkab Shishani

Kawkab Shishani is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing. She is originally from Amman, Jordan where she attended the University of Jordan to earn her BSN. She moved to Pennsylvania where she attended Villanova University to earn her MSN and later the University of Pittsburgh to earn her PhD.

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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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