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Roles and Responsibilities-Undergrad Preceptors

Roles & Responsibilities of Undergraduate Preceptors

Roles & Responsibilities of Undergraduate Preceptors

Orient the student to the clinical site and staff
Discuss student clinical learning objectives and then create a “roadmap” to guide the clinical experience. With preceptor input, the objectives may expand to reflect the patient unit/facility.
Promote a positive learning environment that encourages self-directed inquiry, development of critical analysis skills and allows for professional reflection and role development.
Validate clinical findings and data reported by the student. Review documentation in the medical record as required.
When time and space allow, directly observe the student interacting with patients. This … » More …

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Cleveland Visiting Scholar: Depression common after injury

One in five people suffers depression after being injured. It’s a psychological effect of trauma that can influence a person’s physical recovery, ability to return to work and relationships. 

Lois James honored as a YWCA Woman of Achievement


Lois James, photo by Cori Kogan.

Lois James, an assistant professor in the Washington State University College of Nursing, was honored on Thursday as a Woman of Achievement by the YWCA of Spokane. 

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Study aims to help Oregon’s Micronesian Islander community

Oregon is one of the top destinations for Micronesian Islanders who move to the U.S. mainland. They’re drawn by a vibrant community of earlier arrivals from the hundreds of small Pacific islands that are part of the Federated States of Micronesia and the republics of the Marshall Islands, Tonga, and Palau. 

Connie Nguyen-Truong honored by cancer education group

Connie Nguyen-Truong, an assistant professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing in Vancouver, and community partners Chiao-Yun Hsiao and Victoria Demchak, will be awarded the R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize for best manuscript from the American Association for Cancer Education at the group’s annual meeting next month. 

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WSU grad student designed Grant County needle exchange

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A Washington State University College of Nursing graduate student helped bring the first needle-exchange program to Grant County, Washington. 

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Army National Guard trains combat medics at WSU in new partnership

A new partnership between the Washington Army National Guard 161st Infantry unit and the Washington State University College of Nursing brought 30 combat medics to the college for two days of training over the weekend.

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New community college pathway produces WSU nursing grads

The newest pathway from community college to a bachelor’s degree in nursing is producing graduates at the WSU College of Nursing. 

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