Alcohol and drug abuse pose serious health risks. But even nurses and doctors don’t find it easy to talk to patients about their drinking or drug use.
Karen Holt Nodolf (BSN ’79), is a community com- plaint investigator at the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). She has had a dynamic career working in a number of settings including medical/oncology, home health/ hospice nursing, case management and geriatrics. Karen was one of the first nurses hired to work at the Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent, Washington when it opened, caring for drug and alcohol affected infants. She ended up adopt- ing a baby from there in 1992. She has also worked in home health/hospice for critically ill pediatric patients and became certified as a school nurse and worked in the … » More …
Dr. Jackie Banasik, associate professor, published the 6th edition of her pathophysiology textbook in February 2018. (Banasik JL &Copstead LE: Pathophysiology 6th ed. (2019) Saunders-Elsevier.)
Debbie Brinker, assistant dean of clinical affairs, was inducted into the Washington State Nurses Association Hall of Fame in March 2018. Inductees are chosen for their significant accomplishments and contributions to the nursing profession. She is the seventh member of the WSU College of Nursing faculty to be inducted.
Dr. Andra Davis, assistant professor, was one of seven nurse educators honored by the End-of-Life Nursing Education
Consortium for her commitment to teaching nurses about endof-life care.
Dr. Linda Eddy, … » More …
Mid-April saw some 800 nurse scientists, nursing faculty and administrators, graduate students and executives in Spokane for the 51st annual Western Institute of Nursing research conference.
A small-town pharmacist dispenses medication, of course. But they might also provide clinical services like immunizations and blood pressure screenings; consult on health issues; or even act as a de facto benefits or case manager for customers.
Wednesday, May 30
By Kim Pendilla
After spending almost three weeks in Peru, our trip has finally come to an end. As all of us make our way back home, we’re sad to see everyone go. I mean, we spent Almost Every Waking moment together!
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.
The WSU College of Nursing held its 2018 Convocation ceremony in the historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane on May 3.
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.
A Washington State University nursing student in Spokane got a glimpse of his future recently.