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Nursing Students travel to Tijuana for Health Fair at Casa de Las Memorias

This post is written by guest writer, 2nd year MEPN, Amena Adams On Saturday 12/2/2017, eighteen nursing students dedicated their time and effort to a Health Fair conducted at Casa de Las Memorias, in Tijuana, Mexico. The group was led … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Students Focus Better.

Originally posted on Thriving Under Pressure:
This post was inspired by the one question students ask year after year: “How can I focus better when I study?” Focus has as much to do with what happens before you study as…

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A Report from the National Student Nurses’ Association Conference

This post is written by guest writer, Kristi Armstrong, 2nd year MEPN (USD MEPN Students Brittani De Reimer, Evan Gum, Ann Lawani, Kristi Armstrong, Coco Watase, and Kira Adsit with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Foley) Recently, I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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A Report from the 10th Annual Collaborative EBP Conference

This post is written by guest writer, Jason Vazquez, 2nd year MEPN student (Jason Vazquez, Anne Vien, Dr Laurie ecoff, Evan Gum, & Amena Adams at conference) NEWS FLASH! Attention, current and future MEPNs…Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is not going away … Continue reading

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MEPNs participate in USD Employee Wellness

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN, Abby Miceli On October 19th, second year students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) attended the USD Health and Retirement Fair at the Hahn University Center.  The fair was geared … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Emergency Department (ED) Kids Day. This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Kristna White

     On October 14, 2017, I had the opportunity to participate in Sharp Memorial’s Emergency Department (ED) Kids Day. This event, hosted every October, is staffed by the ED nurses at Sharp Memorial, under the direction of ED Nurse Educator, Lovely Bolano. … Continue reading

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Two hundred attend MEPN Open House

It was a full house on Saturday morning as two hundred potential nursing students attended the MEPN Open House. After a short presentation by Dr Kathy Marsh, current MEPN students took to the stage for a question and answer session. … Continue reading

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Dean Georges begins academic year with a prayer

Today marked the start of the 2017-2018 academic year. Yesterday, Dean Jane Georges welcomed new students at the new student luncheon and today welcomed faculty back from summer break by offering a prayer for the new year. Let us pray… … Continue reading

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New MEPNs welcomed into nursing at White Coat Ceremony

Friday evening, 64 MEPN students were welcomed into the nursing profession with a white coat ceremony . Faculty, family, and friends were in attendance as students walked across the stage to receive their white coat from lab faculty. The audience … Continue reading

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Mentor program off to a great start

written by guest writer: Jean Hartley, 2nd year MEPN On Sunday, August 6th, over 80 MEPN students gathered at Ballast Point Brewery in Little Italy for our first mentor-mentee event of the semester. Incoming students were able to meet their … Continue reading

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