Congratulations to Teaching Assistant Professor Kay Olson, who received the WSU President’s Award for Health for her work organizing COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the region. Through her efforts, she “advanced […]
Dr. Shelly Fritz, associate professor of nursing at WSU Vancouver, is the first WSU faculty member to be officially appointed to the Granger Cobb Institute for Senior Living as an affiliate faculty […]
Health equity means something different to Spanish-speaking agricultural workers, suburban children of color, and Asian families and Pacific Islander families. Yet all these groups face challenges of health equity – […]
Assistant Professor Claire Richards of the Washington State University College of Nursing will study the public health threat posed by the combination of wildfire smoke, extreme heat, and power outages. […]
Having the authority to prescribe medications as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse includes a host of regulatory, legal, ethical and socioeconomic considerations that may not be emphasized in nursing programs.
A new commentary by WSU College of Nursing Associate Professor Catherine Van Son and Clinical Assistant Professor Deborah Eti proposes that taking a temperature is a less useful indicator of infection in older adults and that a pulse oximeter be used instead.
Touching patients while providing care is an important and unavoidable aspect of the nursing profession. Nurses can also transform touch into a useful therapeutic tool to improve patients’ – and their own – wellbeing.
An effort to mobilize WSU College of Nursing students and faculty to administer COVID vaccines to thousands of people has earned Teaching Associate Professor Kay Olson a WSU Health Sciences Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Award.