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Leadership Team selects “MEPN Class of 2020”

(MEPN Team –  Dr. Susie Hutchins, Dr. Jackie Close, Prof. Peggy Mata, Amanda Hernandez, and Dr. Lyn Puhek)   The MEPN Team had a busy week finalizing the admission decisions for the incoming MEPN class. Personal interviews took place last … Continue reading

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Hello from beautiful and amazing Guatemala

We wanted to share a few of the highlights from our medical mission. We arrived late Saturday, January 6th and early on Sunday morning, we met with the International Medical Relief (IMR) Organization team to review logistics and organize supplies.  We … Continue reading

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Xin chào, Hello from Da Nang, Vietnam

After finishing a rough but worthwhile stay of three clinical days in the mountains, the International Medical Relief (IMR) Vietnam team set off for a five-hour drive back down to Da Nang city to prepare for their next adventure! Accustomed … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Vietnam Mission Trip

This post is written by MEPN students and guest writers, Katie Lam, Anne Uyen Tran-Ho & Dana Yu on the USD trip to Vietnam. **Locals rush through rush hour trying to get home from work to pick up their children** … Continue reading

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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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