Author Archives: kathymarsh

Some barely finish Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

This post is written by MEPN student, Karen Kriger On Sunday, June 3rd, MEPN students arrived at 6:00 am to check in as a volunteer for the San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon. Several medical tents were set up throughout … Continue reading

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Congratulations to MEPN Class of 2018

Dear MEPN grads, Just a short note to say congratulations on a job well done.  Best of luck to you as you are studying for the NCLEX, participating in job interviews, and starting your new grad positions.  All of us, … Continue reading

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Nursing research is changemaking that saves lives

Left to right: Brittani De Riemer, Amena Adams, Dr Susie Hutchins The 11th Annual Graduate Nursing Research Day was a huge success. Room 106, in the School of Nursing, was jam-packed yesterday with 66 posters from PhD, DNP, and even … Continue reading

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MEPNs host professional nursing organizations

This post is written by guest writers, and 1st year MEPNs, Kelsey Marckstadt and Melissa Hollister. Students stocking up on swag and information pamphlets while conversing with current members of local organizations. On Tuesday April 24th, the MEPN mentorship team arranged … Continue reading

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Reflections on the First Semester in Nursing School

This post is written by guest writer, Melissa Dempsey, 1st year MEPN Students from the VA clinical group: Jennifer Bui, Ellie Oliver, Graham Wolfe, Adilene Esquivias, Natalie Mata, Karen Kriger, Daniel Ednalino For most of us, the fall Med-Surg 1 rotation … Continue reading

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USD nursing students across all programs inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

Dr Jane Georges giving Opening Remarks Founders Chapel looked absolutely beautiful on Saturday morning, April 7th as the Zeta Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau inducted over 95 USD students into the national nursing honor society. Sigma membership is by … Continue reading

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Behind the Podium: Getting to know Dr. Lynda Puhek

This post is written by guest writer, Melissa Dempsey, 1st year MEPN Dr. Lyn Puhek Nurse, secretary, or teacher. Those were the three options that Dr. Lynda Puhek was presented with when she went in to meet with her high … Continue reading

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MEPNs give back to veterans at USO dinner

This post is written by guest writer, Maressa Malabanan, 1st year MEPN Tuesday night, March 13th, MEPNs gave back to at least 250+ service members and their families.  Along with nursing students from other local nursing programs, MEPNs worked together for … Continue reading

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MEPNs Return to Campus for Alumni Panel

This post is written by guest writer, Jean Hartley This past Wednesday, MEPN alumni from both 2016 and 2017 cohorts were invited to campus to speak to current second-year students about their ah-ha moments in their first year as a nurse … Continue reading

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Rooftop Report

Nursing is full of endless opportunities from providing safe and efficacious care on the ground as well as in the air.  Professor Padilla and 2nd year MEPN Evan Gum take a photo-op after receiving a critically ill stroke patient who … Continue reading

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