College of Nursing

Laura Hahn

Laura Hahn

Senior Instructor, Yakima
FACULTY
NAME:
Laura Hahn
TITLE:
Senior Instructor, Yakima
OFFICE:
YAK 206
EMAIL:
hahn@wsu.edu
PHONE:
(509) 494-7906
FAX:
(509) 494-7915
MAILING ADDRESS:
1401 W Prasch Ave
Yakima, WA 98902

Laura Hahn is currently Director and Senior Instructor/Advisor for the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima. She has many years’ experience teaching clinical courses in community health, acute care and mental health. She has also taught theory courses in Community Health Nursing. In addition, she works as a Family Nurse Practitioner for an Occupational Health Clinic. Her clinical practice has included nursing in a variety of settings including Public Health, Maternal/Child health, Home Health and Hospice and acute care hospital nursing. She has carried out research in the area of drug adherence with HIV clients, treatment effectiveness of substance abusing pregnant women and analysis of the First Step Program in Yakima County for the Department of Health. She has  assisted  the University of Washington on a EPA grant, working on insertion points on pesticides exposure in nursing and medical school curriculums. She is actively involved with International travel and has accompanied health care teams to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Peru.

EDUCATION

  • Post-Master's, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
  • MS, University of Portland, Portland, OR
  • BSN, Washington State University, Spokane, WA

INTERESTS

Population based health, environmental health, occupational medicine, Global Health

MEMBERSHIPS

  • WSPHA, 2012-present
  • YVNPA Yakima Chapter, 2009-present
  • ARNP International, 2008-present
  • AANP, 2004-present
  • CNEWS, 1998-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, 1992-present

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Mentorship Award/WSU Woman’s Leadership Alliance Forum
  • WSU Faculty Service Award, 2007
  • Dean’s Award, WSU, 2007
  • Nurse Excellence in Education, WSNA, 2004
  • 
Nurse Excellent Award for Management, Sigma Theta Tau, 2001
  • Excellence in Nursing Leadership, WSNA, 2001

PUBLICATIONS

Butterfield, P., Schenk, E., Eide, P., Hahn, L., Postma, J., Fitzgerald, C., & Oneal, G. (2014). Implementing AACN’s Recommendations for Environmental Sustainability in Colleges of Nursing: From Concept to Impact. Journal of Professional Nursing 30(3), 196-202. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2013.10.002

Eide, P., Hahn, L. Bayne, T., Allen, C., Swain, D., 2006. The Population-Focused Analysis Project for Teaching Community Health. Nursing Education Perspective, 27(1), 22-27.

Britten, M., Hahn, L., Ragusa, T., Teaching Rural Nursing to Urban Students. 2001. Teaching/Learning Activities for rural Community Based Nursing Practice. Chapter 5, p 54-71.

updated 2/6/15

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