2020 Health Stories

Early Nursing Lessons Still Play Part in Healthcare’s Role During COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite the incredible medical and technological innovations of the past 100 years, some of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are decidedly low-tech,... Read more

WCU Professor Uses Past Pandemics To Teach About COVID-19

Created by a “novel” or new virus, the COVID-19 pandemic is both a unique situation for today’s healthcare workers but also one that echoes previous... Read more

FAFSA: An Important First Step In Applying For Financial Aid

If you’re looking to apply for financial aid for any of the programs at West Coast University, the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is... Read more

5-Minute Recipies for Hungry Healthcare Workers

As a health care professional, it seems as though time is not always on our side. From working 12-hours shifts to finding balance in our everyday lives, it... Read more

WCU Nurses Share Ways To Unwind After Long Day of Work

While every nurse is different, the one thing they do have in common is the need to unwind after a hard day at work. We asked a handful of West Coast University... Read more

WCU Nursing Grads Share 7 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Even when not faced with a global pandemic, burnout can impact healthcare professionals. Front-line healthcare workers often face 12-hour shifts, at all times of... Read more

Tips to Maximize Your Learning Space at Home

While many of us are confined to our homes, working at a computer all day can take a toll on our bodies, contributing to stiffness, aches, pains and potential injuries.... Read more

WCU-Ontario Nursing Faculty Spotlight: Leigh Holley, DNP, MSN-Ed, RN

For Dr. Leigh Holley, what started out as a “wonderful happy accident” has turned into a proud, passionate career full of “unbelievable opportunities.” Now,... Read more

3 Tips On How to Stay Positive During A Pandemic

While sheltering in place and social distancing can help slow the spread of the coronavirus, they also present a number of other challenges — besides... Read more

WCU Named As ‘Military Friendly School’ in 2020

West Coast University is proud to announce it was named to the 2020-21 Military Friendly Schools list after a nationwide survey. "I’m humbled and honored to... Read more

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