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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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Italian nurse visits WSU to explore the power of touch in healthcare

An internet discovery led an Italian nurse to the Washington State University College of Nursing this summer. 

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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. 

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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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Study looks at transitions from opioid use to addiction, treatment

How do people with chronic pain move from appropriate use of opioids to addiction? And what prompts them to seek addiction treatment? As the United States grapples with rising opioid addiction and overdose death rates, the answers to those questions are critical. Yet they’re not well understood. 

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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.

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Research funding up 37 percent at WSU College of Nursing

Researchers at the Washington State University College of Nursing received $9.8 million in external funding in the 2018 federal fiscal year —up 37 percent from the previous year. About 62 percent of the College of Nursing’s external funding came from competitive grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health. 

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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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