Mental health is on Dawn Garzon Maaks’ mind as she prepares to become president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners on July 1.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Laura Wintersteen-Arleth of the WSU College of Nursing, who received Washington State University’s Crimson Spirit Award in September.
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.
Gordana Dermody, PhD, RN, CNL, has been named to the board of the Commission on Nurse Certification, which manages the Clinical Nurse Leader certification program. Dermody, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the WSU College of Nursing, will join the board on July 1 and will serve a three-year term.
More than 600 area teenagers have learned civic responsibility, leadership, communications and team-building in the last 20 years through Youth Leadership Spokane, a program founded by Barbara Richardson, now a faculty member at the WSU College of Nursing.
Graduate nursing education is still rare in Vietnam, with just a half-percent of nurses and midwives holding a master’s degree, according to the World Health Organization.
Dr. Renee Hoeksel, Executive Associate Dean and Professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing, has been named a fellow of the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education.