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Group of WSU Students with a Coug flag in Peru
Health clinics in Peru help students learn from each other

The pharmacy student said she didn’t realize a nurse’s touch was such an important part of patient assessment.

Portrait of Dr. Roschelle "Shelly" Fritz gesturing to a wall-mounted sensor
WSU College of Nursing faculty present at major gerontology conference

The work of several WSU College of Nursing faculty was presented at a major gerontology conference in San Francisco this week.

Portrait of Dr. Lois James
CBTSim certified by international police training organization

A simulator developed by a WSU College of Nursing researcher to help police officers recognize their biases has been certified by an international law enforcement training organization.

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Welcome from the Dean


Welcome from
Interim Dean
Mel Haberman

 

Welcome to the WSU College of Nursing. This college was founded in innovation, as the first intercollegiate nursing program in the nation. I’m proud to say I was a member of the first graduating class of what was then called the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education.

Today the WSU College of Nursing continues to lead. Our program was an early adopter of simulation as an educational tool. Nursing students engage … » More …

Portrait of a nurse practitioner using a stethoscope on a patient.
Federal grant will help WSU-trained nurse practitioners address primary care shortage

A new federal grant received by the WSU College of Nursing will help train nurse practitioners to address a critical shortage of primary-care providers in rural areas across Eastern Washington.

Photo of two boys at Camp Stix.
Camp Stix offers a ‘powerful’ lesson for nursing students

CUSICK, Wash. – The kids at Camp Stix make arts and crafts, swim, and play AWOL, a camp-wide game of hide-and-seek. It’s like any other summer camp, and that’s the point.

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Funding is available to help pay for your graduate degree.
The Nurse Faculty Loan Program offers a loan-forgiveness program of up to $35,000 per year to students pursuing an MN, DNP, or PhD degree in nursing. In return, students agree to teach nursing at the college or university level for at least four years for 85 percent loan forgiveness.

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Master’s

MN – Population Health
RN-Master of Nursing

DNP

DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner
DNP – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
DNP – Population Health Nurse
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Dr. Anita Hunter pets an elephant at an animal sanctuary in Uganda.
Anita Hunter’s passion to help others took her around the world

Anita Hunter has traveled the globe, but the pediatric nurse practitioner, professor and academic leader didn’t hit the tourist spots. Instead, she chose destinations where people were suffering and she believed she could help: Ghana, Belfast, Tijuana, Uganda.

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Dr. Janet Katz named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Janet Katz, Professor at the WSU College of Nursing, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Katz will be inducted into the Academy in a ceremony in October.

WSU College of Nursing students Nick Castro, left, and Brianne Harder, right, with 2016 College of Nursing grad, 2nd Lt. Jaclyn Sison at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.
WSU nursing students who are ROTC cadets training in Germany

What did you do during summer break?

WSU College of Nursing students Brianne Harder and Nick Castro worked in the largest military hospital outside the United States – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany – learning clinical skills and getting an idea of the responsibilities they’ll take on as Army Nurse Corps Officers.

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