In 1990, Renee Hoeksel left a career in hospital nursing to become WSU Vancouver’s first and only full-time nursing faculty, charged with creating a degree-completion program for working nurses.
Family Nurse Practitioner and longtime preceptor Todd Smith knows how important it is to guide students as they translate academic learning into clinical practice.
A strategic plan is a road map for an organization, one that lays out its priorities and purpose.
Suicide was the subject when two WSU College of Nursing students visited an 8th-grade class in Deer Park recently.
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.
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.”
After serving as a medical expert in more than 70 lawsuits, Naomi Lungstrom knows there are a lot of ways health care can go wrong.
Amanda Bunch wanted to be a doctor, until she was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 11.
After a difficult year of treatment, she changed her mind, her father said – she wanted to be a nurse.
The Washington State University College of Nursing will introduce a Graduate Certificate in Public Health with enrollment to begin in the fall.
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.