Author Archives: kathymarsh

Build A Miracle Mexico Spring Break Trip

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Melissa Dempsey. World’s Collide During our spring break this past March, I had the opportunity of visiting the town La Morita with a few other MEPN students and Dr. Hutchins. … Continue reading

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MEPNs care for veterans at Stand Down

This post is written by MEPN students and guest Writers:  Maile Cabugao, Adilene Esquivias, Karen Kriger, Nneoma Njoku, Hannah Penney, Amarachi Uchenna What is Stand Down?  On the weekend of June 29-July 1st, USD nursing students had the opportunity to take … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Save A Life event

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student Kelsey Marckstadt The Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation is an organization based in San Diego that is spreading the awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in our youth. Through education and … Continue reading

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MEPNs host Health Fair in Tijuana

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student Adilene Esquivas (Grammy winners Adilene Esquivias and Saya Nodera performing a simulated motor vehicle accident encounter.) On Saturday June 23rd, several USD Nursing Students had the opportunity to visit our … Continue reading

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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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