December 2018 graduates of the WSU College of Nursing received their nursing pins at the college’s Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6.
In 2009 Washington became the first state to pass a law requiring that young athletes be cleared by a healthcare provider to return to play after a concussion. In the next few years all states passed similar laws as awareness of the danger of sports-related concussions grew.
Angela Brown was in Guam when her last year of nursing school began, deployed to Andersen Air Force Base as a Washington Air National Guard medic.
The newest pathway from community college to a bachelor’s degree in nursing is producing graduates at the WSU College of Nursing.
There’s no coasting to the finish line in nursing education.
Students spend their last month as undergrads working long shifts, often at night, in health care facilities around the state. Typically they finish up right before commencement.
Nursing student Jasmine Sharifi demonstrated how to peel open a sterile pack of swabs and flip them forward onto a mat.
“You’re trying to flip them into your sterile field without crossing over it,” she explained, adding, “the first time I did it they flew across the sterile field and hit my partner.”
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.”
Two ROTC nurse cadets from the WSU College of Nursing took top honors at Cadet Summer Training in Kentucky.
The pharmacy student said she didn’t realize a nurse’s touch was such an important part of patient assessment.
CUSICK, Wash. – The kids at Camp Stix make arts and crafts, swim, and play AWOL, a camp-wide game of hide-and-seek. It’s like any other summer camp, and that’s the point.