Category Archives: 2014 Cohort info.

42 MEPN graduates enter the nursing workforce!

Dear MEPN 2016 grads, It is hard to believe just 21 months ago your journey to becoming an RN was just beginning and the people who walked with you, and celebrated with you during commencement were strangers. My, how you … Continue reading

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Christina Dukovich and Sasha Lueke receive scholarships

(Dr. Linda Urden, Christina Dukovich, Sasha Lueke, and Dr. Kathy Marsh at awards gala) All of the MEPN students participate in community service, but it sure is gratifying when students are recognized by an outside agency for going above and … Continue reading

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Can you work while in Nursing School? This post is written by guest writer Jillian Ward, 2nd year MEPN student

(Jillian Ward being inducted in Sigma Theta Tau with Dr. Ann Mayo) To work, or not to work? This is a question many of us face while enrolled as MEPNs. As graduate students in a full-time intensive nursing program, we … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls!

Hustle and Bustle is in the air. The semester is winding down and the school of nursing is decorated for the season. Faculty, staff, and students kicked off the holiday season yesterday with a delicious lunch, yummy beverages, a few … Continue reading

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It’s time to evaluate your courses!

Student evaluations of professors and courses are imperative to the success of the     MEPN program. Please take a few minutes to give your feedback about the fall 2015 semester. We take your suggestions very seriously. All evaluations are anonymous. Here’s … Continue reading

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MEPN Students Staff “Stand Down”

“Aside from the torrential downpour and lightning, Stand Down was incredible event” stated Diana Appleby, second year MEPN student. “We saw many patients with hypo- and hyperglycemia, diabetic foot problems, non-healing wounds, COPD, cellulitis, depression, PTSD, and skin rashes.  Alcohol … Continue reading

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Welcome to the MEPN Program at University of San Diego Blog

Hi, I am Dr. Kathy Marsh, the Program Coordinator for the MEPN program and keeper of the MEPN blog. I am hoping this site will be able to serve as a site for students and faculty to find out all … Continue reading

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