Students from the Washington State University colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy vaccinated more than 850 people in Spokane County this fall.
There is no medical school in Swaziland, a small African country that has the world’s highest HIV/AIDs rate. Much of Swaziland’s health care is provided by nurses.
Health care will dominate the job market in the United States in coming years, says an employment outlook report from the federal government.
Compiled by Judith Van Dongen, Office of Research, WSU Spokane
COLLEGE OF NURSING-LED PROJECTS
Sandy Carollo (PI); Janet Katz – College of Nursing
Yakima Valley Community Foundation
“Advancing Health, Education, and Support for Teens in the Yakima Valley”
This pilot project provides an educational health sciences day camp for 10 to 15 at-risk teenage women housed at Ridgeview Community Facility, the only group home for female-only juvenile offenders in Washington State. Through the camp, teens will be exposed to culturally sensitive, evidence-based education on healthy sexuality; explore the emotional connection that drives risky behavior; and gain hands-on exposure to health sciences … » More …
Police officers suffer mental and physical effects from chronic fatigue, but information on sleep issues and strategies can help, a new study led by a WSU College of Nursing researcher shows.
If all goes as planned, Coug Nurse Erik Stiles will become Coug Doctor Erik Stiles in 2021.
WSU College of Nursing Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel wrote an opinion piece that ran in The Spokesman-Review on Sunday. Here’s the full text:
A committee of the American Medical Association is threatening the ability of nurse practitioners to fulfill their critical role in modern health care.
A flow chart for use in treating patients with kidney disease. A more accurate method of getting medical information from patients in the emergency room. These are evidence-based, quality-improvement research projects that can help transform healthcare delivery.
As politicians continue to wrangle over the future of the Affordable Care Act, newly published research shows the law has been clearly beneficial for at least one group of Americans – working-age adults with disabilities.
Many patients who are being treated for opioid addiction in a medication-assisted treatment clinic use marijuana to help manage their pain and mood symptoms.