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Fall 2021 Learning Management System Notice
June 8, 2021

Over the last two years, Faculty Senate has partnered with ITS and AOI on the transition from Blackboard to the Canvas Learning Management System. We want to make sure faculty have sufficient time and help to migrate to Canvas before August 21, 2021. After August 21, 2021, Blackboard course material will no longer be accessible.

If you need assistance creating your Canvas course, contact your department or campus course scheduler. If you need assistance moving your Blackboard courses to Canvas, contact

Alternatively, users may transfer content themselves. See and look for, “Transferring a Course from Blackboard to Canvas” in the help … » More …

2020 INL Critical Conversation on Health Equity and Racism Report
June 2, 2021

Creating a culture of inclusive excellence and ensuring that our students are prepared to practice in an increasingly diverse world and competent to address issues structural racism and health equity is a critical priority for the College of Nursing and the WSU Health Sciences. I encourage you to read this report from the Academy of Nursing highlighting the profession’s role and obligation to be activists to create a socially just healthcare system.

Tell us about your research and scholarship
June 1, 2021

The Office of Nursing Research & Scholarship would like to collect and share your research and scholarship accomplishments. We will be requesting information on a monthly basis to share with multiple stakeholders, including each other, alum, donors, and WSU leadership. Examples might include publications, grant successes, and new collaborations. Please help us celebrate our nursing scholarship by filling out this short form: .


Access to Nursing Building – Spokane
May 25, 2021

You no longer need to request permission in advance to come to the Spokane nursing building. Please continue to fill out the attestation before coming and wear a mask while in the building until the university announces different guidelines.

Colleagues in the News
May 19, 2021

Our WSU Tri-Cities students were featured in a story on KVEW this week. They secured funding from the Kadlec Foundation to donate iPads to two clinics to assist with translation and interpretation services.

Faculty notes
May 19, 2021

Dr. Phyllis Eide recently was one of 10 people from around the country invited to take part in a roundtable session with the Yale Center for Environmental Communication. The purpose was to identify untold stories on climate change and health. Participants were a diverse group representing academia, healthcare professions and the Navajo Nation. The Yale Center produces “Climate Connections,” a nationally syndicated daily radio program. Dr. Eide was featured in a radio segment last year on the role that nurses can play in climate action. “We would find your perspective valuable,” the Yale Center wrote in inviting her to take part in the roundtable.<br ... » More …

Marian Wilson headlining webinar on pain management
May 18, 2021

Dr. Marian Wilson will present a webinar on “Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Essentials” sponsored by the Center for Rural Opioid Prevention, Treatment and Recovery and the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

She will discuss effective pain assessment and treatment for primary care and opioid use disorder treatment settings, and share strategies to improve the identification and management of pain.

The one-hour session meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the re-licensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.


May 25, 2021
11 AM – 12 PM
Registration required: