Melody Rasmor, clinical assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing-Vancouver, will be honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a leader in the profession in Washington.
She’ll receive the AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence at the organization’s national conference in June.
Rasmor has been a family nurse practitioner since 1982, a time when the profession was on the rise but still not widespread. She was a school nurse but felt like she needed more education to do her job better, she said.
“It was a pioneer kind of role then,” she said recently.
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