Monthly Archives: October 2015

First year MEPNs administer Flu Shots on campus

  MEPN student Olga Samokhvalova It’s that time of the year. Flu shot time! First year MEPNs learned how to administer IM injections in the Simulation Center then practiced their newly acquired skills by administering flu shots for the USD … Continue reading

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Behind the Podium: Getting to know Dr. Jackie Close

I am Dr. Jackie Close, I teach in the MEPN program and the CNS program. I have been a nurse for a very long time and can’t imagine myself doing any else. My husband and I  have a daughter, 23 … Continue reading

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Externship applications for 2nd year MEPNs are due Nov. 1st

Attention 2nd year MEPNs… Nov. 1st is the filing deadline for Spring externship applications at UCSD. To access the application, visit the EDR website  http://health.ucsd.edu/edr and select the resources tab on the left side of the page, then select Faculty … Continue reading

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GNSA Fall Social Scheduled

                                                                                Posted by guest writer: Maurice Souza (Pictured: GNSA Executive Board, Left to right: Trevor Hanson, Elizabeth Kalescky, Maurice Souza, Emily Dahl.) It was a packed house last night at the GNSA meeting. Eighty nursing students attended the meeting and … Continue reading

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Kinesthetic learning in the Lab

In the School of Nursing, the nursing faculty recognize there are many different types of students with various learning styles. Kinesthetic learning is a learning style often associated with learning by doing and learning through physical motion. The basic idea … Continue reading

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MEPNs class of 2016 – Let’s get ready for graduation!

Paperwork can be tedious, but this paperwork is not to be missed. So, if you are thinking about graduating, it’s time to complete the petition to graduate for May 2016. Here’s what you need to do: Please complete the graduation … Continue reading

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Health Policy Update-Assisted Death Bill signed by Governor Brown

California will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs. On Monday, October 5, 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he signed one of the most emotionally charged … Continue reading

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MEPN Open House on October 3, 2015

  Over 200 people attended today’s Open House for potential MEPN students. Kudos to Cathleen Mumper, Director of Student Services and Anne Pasquale, Executive Assistant, for organizing the event and providing much needed information for potential applicants. Potential students were … Continue reading

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MEPNs represent USD in the community

MEPN students are busy juggling academics, clinical rotations, and family commitments, yet many even find time to volunteer in the community. Sasha Luecke, 2nd year MEPN, coordinates volunteers to participate in the Save-A-Life cardiac screenings for adolescents in the SD … Continue reading

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