Professional identity, described as someone thinking, acting and feeling like a nurse, is a frequent topic in nursing, yet the definition is unclear. A study led by Dr. Tullamora Landis is working on defining that professional identity.
Dozens of studies and papers have documented the low rates of breastfeeding among Black mothers in the United States, but few have delved into how systemic and institutional racism contribute to the issue. Melissa […]
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 – […]
Nurses worldwide should become more involved in actions aimed at reducing the health effects of climate change, according to an analysis published recently in The BMJ, a prestigious medical publication […]
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. […]
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.