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Suicide-awareness training intensely personal for WSU nursing students

Suicide was the subject when two WSU College of Nursing students visited an 8th-grade class in Deer Park recently. 

Stock art of puppy under a blanket.
Free health clinic will treat homeless, low-income people and their pets

Students and faculty from the WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will join up to host a health-screening clinic for homeless and low-income people and their pets.  

Nursing student Jenny Adams with a patient
Vaccination clinics staffed by WSU students reach more than 850 people

Students from the Washington State University colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy vaccinated more than 850 people in Spokane County this fall.

Portrait of Abel Garcia, student at the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima and US Navy veteran.
Military ties an important part of the WSU College of Nursing

Service to country is as much a part of the DNA of the Washington State University College of Nursing as service to patients.

Photo of four people with Melody Rasmor second from left holding a plaque. Others pictured are project sponsor representatives Ryan Hart, of the Port of Vancouver USA, Chris Hill, of Northwest Capital Mortgage, and Lorre Jaffe of Real Living The Real Estate Group.
Sports-physical clinics for kids have made Melody Rasmor a hero

A decade of organizing sports physical clinics for Vancouver-area students made Melody Rasmor a “Real Hero” to Clark County leaders.

Thank a preceptor: Miranda Hennes, Excelsior Youth Center

Miranda Hennes precepts a WSU College of Nursing student just about every semester.

Portrait of Julie Postma, who specializes in environmental health and asthma
Julie Postma of the College of Nursing honored for public health work

Julie Postma, associate professor at the WSU College of Nursing, will be honored with the Public Health Leadership Award by the Washington State Public Health Association at the organization’s annual meeting this month.

Group photo of nurses at Coulee Medical Center
College of Nursing and Providence launch pediatric outreach program

Small rural hospitals face pediatric emergencies less frequently than their urban counterparts. That creates a host of challenges, from staff not being familiar with pain-control protocols, to not having appropriately sized supplies and equipment, to seemingly little things, like not having toys on hand to distract young patients.

Mike Mosier with a knife and piece of deer meat.
WSU nursing student pinch-hits as a butcher for Union Gospel Mission

The call went out to the day room at the Union Gospel Mission men’s shelter in Spokane on Wednesday morning: “Hey, we need somebody who can butcher up some animals.”

Julie Postma, left, a faculty member with the College of Nursing, has been a volunteer companion to Barbara, right, through ElderFriends.
College of Nursing professor bonds with retired nurse through ElderFriends

The heart of a nurse isn’t bound by the hours of a work shift.

Julie and Barbara both know that.

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