Colleges partner for new student health center

SPOKANE.–Spokane Community College opened its new Student Health Center in partnership with the People’s Clinic under the auspices of the Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing (ICN) Sept. 19. The center is located in Building 9, Room 149 and will be open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays […]

ICN awarded diabetes management scholarship

The WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing Academic Health Services has received a $10,000 scholarship from the Washington State Collaborative: Diabetes Management and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. A team of faculty nurse practitioners and support staff from the college and People’s Clinic will work together with clinic teams from across the state for 18 months, focusing on […]

ICN students gain awareness through Refugee Project

More than 50 students and faculty from the WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing participated in a simulation project to raise awareness and learn about the treatment of refugees fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the United States. The simulation, “Refugee Project- Escape to Freedom,” was sponsored by World Relief Seattle. It featured four different stations […]

Patient numbers grow for nurses and mobile unit

SPOKANE — The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, a nurse-managed mobile health and dental clinic, has completed its second full year of operations with a 37 percent increase in patient visits over the previous year.         The patient goal for the year, which ended June 30, was 1,600 visits. Care Mobile nurse practitioners saw 1,723 patients, 634 […]