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Bill would expand SANE training in Eastern Washington

Gathering physical evidence of sexual assault or abuse in the ER takes specialized training.

A bill introduced recently in Olympia would authorize the WSU College of Nursing to offer that training to nurses in rural and under-served areas in Eastern Washington.

Forensic nurse examiners need to know how to collect and preserve evidence for possible future legal action while treating the victim sensitively. The training program is called SANE, for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, and it typically involves 40 hours of class instruction plus hands-on clinical skills training.

“It’s been harder to get SANE training in Eastern Washington than it has in Western Washington, even … » More …

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Healthy People + Healthy Pets

The WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will hold their third Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic on Feb. 22 in Spokane.

The clinic offers free immunizations, health screenings and simple treatments for homeless and low-income people and their pets, thanks to students, faculty, and the support of organizations like the MultiCare Community Partnership Fund and the Denice Murphy Community Nursing Endowment.

People and pets are seen first-come, first-served. Please note, 2-pet maximum per person/family please.

 

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WSU Veterinary Specialty Teaching Clinic
BSN Info Night

Join us at the WSU College of Nursing for an evening of information and helpful tips about applying to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Washington State University.

Among the topics we’ll cover are admission criteria, transfer information, application details and deadlines, followed by a Q&A session and a tour of our state-of-the-art simulation lab with current BSN students.

Location: WSU College of Nursing building, 103 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. (Corner of Spokane Falls Boulevard and North Riverpoint Boulevard on the WSU Health Sciences campus, just east of downtown.)

Time: 5-8 p.m. (may … » More …

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Spread the word, Healthy People + Healthy Pets is back

The WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will hold their third Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic on Feb. 22 in Spokane.

The clinic offers free immunizations, health screenings and simple treatments for homeless and low-income people and their pets, thanks to students, faculty, and the support of organizations like the MultiCare Community Partnership Fund and the Denice Murphy Community Nursing Endowment.

Please help us spread the word:

Location: WSU Veterinary Specialty Teaching Clinic, 218 E. Spokane Falls Boulevard (WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus) 

Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. , no appointment needed

Services: Immunizations, health screenings, simple … » More …

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Girma Admasu, DNP student: “I know how it feels not having enough health care”

When Girma Admasu graduates from the Washington State University College of Nursing with his Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, he’ll have the skills and knowledge to become a family nurse practitioner, one of the most sought-after health care professions in the nation. 

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