EvCC’s Nursing Department: Teaching Healthcare During a Pandemic

 EvCC nursing student Caitlyn Yousie doing clinical rotations with her classmates during winter quarter.

Helene Martin, Managing Editor of Print

May 11, 2020

Quarantine and strict stay-at-home orders have pushed all college classes online which has been a struggle for many students and instructors alike. The EvCC nursing department is feeling the impact just as much, if not more, than anyone else.  With the move of all college classes to an online format, it was ...

From Student to Instructor

Hannah Sharpe at her desk in her office.

Amy Gilbert McGrath, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Hannah Sharpe is a working mom of three, an educator and a blogger, among other things. Her youngest child still wakes her for feedings at night, making sleep more sacred. By 5:30 a.m., her husband has already started his workday as her alarm clock sounds. Getting herself ready first, it will take...

Nursing Students Getting Ready for Medical Relief Trip

Group picture of the 2016 nursing students who went on the trip

Candice Day-Darby and Nataya Foss

May 15, 2017

Every year, a group of 22 EvCC nursing students and three nursing instructors venture to the Dominican Republic to provide medical relief for local communities. The nursing students spend a week inside a church where they provide vitamins, medicine and comfort to the local civilians who need medical...

EvCC’s Student Nursing Organization Volunteers Abroad

No patient is turned away when EvCC Nursing students provide care. Sheets are used to create partitioned make-shift exam rooms where families of five are examined and treated with the medical treatment each individual requires.

Amy Hamilton, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016

EvCC Nursing student Robin Cully remembers the exact words he spoke last year as he examined fifty families a day in the more impoverished regions of the Dominican Republic: “What brings you here today? Como Estas?” Some ailments are easy to treat with over the counter medications. Fev...