In 2009 Washington became the first state to pass a law requiring that young athletes be cleared by a healthcare provider to return to play after a concussion. In the next few years all states passed similar laws as awareness of the danger of sports-related concussions grew.
Families of rural children with mild head injuries pay more for medical care and get less of it, a Washington State University analysis has found.
A growing number of teenagers in Anne Mason’s psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner practice are asking for prescriptions to get sleep medications.
Chronic pain and depression are linked to food insecurity, according to new research headed by WSU College of Nursing PhD student Teresa Bigand.
Dogs, cats and their people cycled through the second Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic at Washington State University Health Sciences last week, all getting free vaccinations, screenings and simple treatments from WSU nursing and veterinary medicine students.
Angela Brown was in Guam when her last year of nursing school began, deployed to Andersen Air Force Base as a Washington Air National Guard medic.
The United States is getting more diverse, and that’s a challenge for health care providers, said Professor Janet Katz of the Washington State University College of Nursing.
Please join us Wednesday, Dec. 5 to celebrate Coug Nurses and Friends at the Maryhill Winery tasting room in Kendall Yards.
A flight of regional wines will be offered at the cost of $10 per person. Appetizers will be provided.
We’re excited to support a Coug business, owned by Craig Leuthold (’82) and his wife Vicki Leuthold.
Hope to see you there!
Students at the Washington State University College of Nursing hosted a Halloween event for kids who have dietary restrictions or special needs, and the community responded.
WSU College of Nursing students are hosting this second annual event for kids with dietary restrictions or other special needs. There will be games, crafts and prizes, plus carb counts on all of the treats, gluten-free options, and a peanut-free environment. The location, in the Bookie building on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus, is accessible.
Best of all, it’s free, with free parking. Accessible entrance is on the south side of the building.