Category Archives: 2015 Cohort info.

Jennifer Kemp and Diane Ward receive Kaiser Permanente’s Deloras Jones Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

              Diane Ward                                                               … Continue reading

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2nd year MEPNs complete Clinical Competency Exams (CCE)

(Diane Ward examining a standardized patient) Congratulations to 2nd year MEPNs who successfully completed CCEs last Thursday and Friday. Each MEPN student provided a head-to-toe physical exam on two standardized patients (actors hired to play the role of patients), and … Continue reading

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MEPN Pediatric Survival Skills

This post written by guest writer, Dr Julie Vignato .    On May 31st and June 2nd, MEPN students started the summer semester learning the skills needed to survive as successful nurses in pediatrics.  Students watched a 30 minute video … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mexico Mission Trip

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Daniel Roderick   On April 16th, I had the opportunity to join University Ministry, HSON faculty, NP students, and fellow MEPN students on a trip to the community of La … Continue reading

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First Year MEPNs participate in psychiatric case scenarios. This post is written by guest writer, Olivia Mayo

  (1st year MEPN, Olivia Mayo) First year MEPN students entered the simulation lab early morning last week to prepare for their very first psych case scenarios. The students were divided into three groups and led to the appropriate stations … Continue reading

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Sign up for Open Labs

    Need a little assistance with your head-to-toe assessment, dressing changes, starting an IV, or anything skills related? If so, sign up to attend one of the ‘Open Lab’ days. Ari Reisman started a google doc for MEPNs to … 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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Robert Veluz wins MEPN 2015 Preceptor of the Year

                                          (Robert Veluz receiving his award from Dr. Kathy Marsh) Last week, Robert Veluz, RN, BSN, MICN, a staff nurse in the ICU at Tri City Hospital received the 2015 MEPN Preceptor of the Year Award at the annual Clinical … Continue reading

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MEPN students win Daniel L. Gross Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship winners Anthonia Okoh and Olga Samokhvalova Congratulations to Anthonia Okoh, Sharp Memorial Hospital volunteer and 1st year MEPN student at USD as well as Olga Samokhvalova, Sharp Memorial Hospital volunteer, and 1st year MEPN student at USD. Both MEPN … Continue reading

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