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Veteran commits $1 million to WSU College of Nursing to honor wartime nurses

PULLMAN, Washington – A sign on Wally Lindblad’s door reads, “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”

Waldron O. Lindblad embodies that sentiment.

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Register to attend Cleveland Visiting Scholar breakfast

Suffering a traumatic injury from a car wreck, shooting or a fall often is followed by depression or PTSD, affecting the victim’s recovery.

Dr. Therese Richmond, of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, will talk about these linkages at the Cleveland Visiting Scholar lecture on Oct. 4.

Dr. Richmond’s career has been spent studying human response to injuries. She co-founded the Penn Injury Science Center and is associate dean for research and innovation at Penn Nursing in Philadelphia. She was elected for membership to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of her work.

She told the Philadelphia Inquirer last year, “The thing … » More …

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Coug Nurse channeled schedule problem into tech startup NurseGrid

As a bedside nurse for six years, Zach Smith knew the frustration of keeping track of his ever-changing work schedule. He and his wife, a fellow graduate of the Washington State University College of Nursing, would text each other lists of their upcoming shifts.  

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Podcast targets nurses and the environment

Beth Schenk has always been interested in the natural world, and that didn’t change when she became a nurse.

Nurse Faculty Loan Program

Nurse Faculty Loan Program

America has a nurse faculty shortage

The good news: You can help by learning to teach the next generation of nurses.
The better news: WSU College of Nursing has a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration that can help pay for your MN, DNP, or PhD degree.

The Washington State University College of Nursing Nurse Faculty Loan Program offers a new loan-forgiveness program for graduate nursing students.

If you’re pursuing an MN, DNP or PhD degree, you could borrow up to $35,000 per year under the federal program. In return, you agree to teach full-time for … » More …

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PTSD rate among prison workers equals that of war veterans

Prison employees experience post-traumatic stress disorder on par with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, a new study from a Washington State University College of Nursing researcher found. 

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Mercy Ships expanded Coug nurse’s skills and perspective

The Africa Mercy recently sailed from the port city of Douala, Cameroon, after a 10-month stay. Medical crew on board the world’s largest civilian hospital ship had performed more than 2,700 surgeries during that time and trained more than 1,400 people to provide health care. 

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Sam and Rosemary Selinger’s gift supports project with Second Harvest

Rosemary and Samuel Selinger moved to Spokane in 1978, and if there’s one thing they’ve learned about their adopted hometown, they say, it’s this: small groups of people can make a difference. 

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WSU smart-home research expanding

A pilot project led by WSU scientists that’s using smart-home technology for health care is expanding to other locations and uses.

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WSU Health Sciences turns out in force for Camp Stix

CUSICK, Washington – Cougs roam Camp Stix, an annual summer camp for kids who have Type 1 diabetes.

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