Monthly Archives: November 2015

Robert Veluz wins MEPN 2015 Preceptor of the Year

                                          (Robert Veluz receiving his award from Dr. Kathy Marsh) Last week, Robert Veluz, RN, BSN, MICN, a staff nurse in the ICU at Tri City Hospital received the 2015 MEPN Preceptor of the Year Award at the annual Clinical … Continue reading

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MEPN students win Daniel L. Gross Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship winners Anthonia Okoh and Olga Samokhvalova Congratulations to Anthonia Okoh, Sharp Memorial Hospital volunteer and 1st year MEPN student at USD as well as Olga Samokhvalova, Sharp Memorial Hospital volunteer, and 1st year MEPN student at USD. Both MEPN … Continue reading

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California Board of Registered Nursing is on Facebook

The annual ‘BRN Update Meeting’ was held in Monterey this past week. This meeting is where Deans and Directors from schools on nursing throughout the state of California, come together to review any changes to nursing education made by the … Continue reading

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Health Policy Update: Academy calls for collective action to include social and behavioral determinants of health in EHR

The American Academy of Nursing has released a policy brief that endorses the capturing of social and behavioral determinants of health in the electronic health record. The policy brief identifies several recommendations for health care leaders to foster standardization and … Continue reading

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It was a busy week in the Simulation Center

                     Clinical Faculty: Derrick Duarte, MSN, RN teaching central line dressing care. Wow, what a week we had in the Standardized Patient and Simulation Center! First year MEPN students had Clinical Competency Examinations (CCE) last week. This examination occurs each … Continue reading

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