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WSU nursing PhD, MN offered in western U.S. at in-state tuition rate

Students from 16 western states and territories will now be able to enroll in the WSU College of Nursing’s PhD and Master of Nursing programs and pay the in-state tuition rate, saving thousands of dollars per semester.

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Stacey Lynds: ‘If I’m not working on the Rez I’ll be near it’

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we talk to Stacey Lynds, a BSN nursing student in Spokane and a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

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WSU paper urges healthcare providers to ask patients about cannabis

Nurses and other healthcare providers should talk to patients about their cannabis use the same way they talk about other habits like smoking and drinking: routinely and without judgment.

WSU’s Lonnie Nelson evaluating COVID vaccines for impact on indigenous populations

Lonnie Nelson’s work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at Washington State University Health Sciences.

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Rural areas have fewer mental health services for teens, but great need

Very rural areas in the United States have fewer mental health services for young people, yet that’s where the help is needed the most, says a study led by Janessa Graves of the Washington State University College of Nursing, published this week in JAMA Network Open.

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Pullman community and WSU collaborate to bring nursing help to the Palouse

WSU nursing students will complete part of their clinical education on the Palouse in an arrangement spurred by the pandemic, but long sought by both the College of Nursing and the Pullman community.