Health-care workers who have a quiet place to rest on their work breaks reported being significantly less sleepy than those who didn’t have that access, according to new research led by Marian Wilson, Ph.D., of the Washington State University College of Nursing.
A researcher at the Washington State University College of Nursing will lead a $1 million, federally-funded study on nurses’ work shifts that could influence policy nationally.
The WSU College of Nursing will graduate 33 Doctor of Nursing Practice students this spring, its largest-ever DNP class.
A Washington State University College of Nursing Ph.D. student has been named a King Hussein Scholar for nursing research at the Mayo Clinic.
Research spotlight: Tullamora Diede, “Professional identity in the lived experience of hospital nurses”
Nurses are the largest segment of the health-care workforce, and nursing is the most-trusted profession in America, according to annual polls. Yet studies have found that nurses feel disrespected and powerless in their profession, and nearly a third leave their job within the first year.
Researchers, faculty, administrators, and students from nursing colleges and schools across the U.S. are gathering in Spokane this week for the annual Western Institute of Nursing research conference.
David Colvin, 58, DNP candidate, Washington State University College of Nursing.
Expects to graduate in May with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner.
Works at Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington.
Jessica Pearl, DNP candidate, Washington State University College of Nursing.
Expects to graduate in 2018 with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner.
Worked at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center, a medium-security state prison in Connell, Washington, for the past seven years.
Compiled by Judith Van Dongen, Office of Research, WSU Spokane
COLLEGE OF NURSING-LED PROJECTS
Sandy Carollo (PI); Janet Katz – College of Nursing
Yakima Valley Community Foundation
“Advancing Health, Education, and Support for Teens in the Yakima Valley”
This pilot project provides an educational health sciences day camp for 10 to 15 at-risk teenage women housed at Ridgeview Community Facility, the only group home for female-only juvenile offenders in Washington State. Through the camp, teens will be exposed to culturally sensitive, evidence-based education on healthy sexuality; explore the emotional connection that drives risky behavior; and gain hands-on exposure to health sciences … » More …
Police officers suffer mental and physical effects from chronic fatigue, but information on sleep issues and strategies can help, a new study led by a WSU College of Nursing researcher shows.