Category Archives: Behind the Podium

Director’s Details No One Tells You: Pointers from Dr. Close

(MEPN Director, Dr Jackie Close) Eight ways to avoid unhealthy competition in nursing school Don’t participate in the “whadyaget” game after test results are given. When you work in a group, make a conscious effort to include less verbal or … 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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BEHIND THE PODIUM: Meet Dr. Kevin Maxwell

Dr. Kevin Maxwell DNP, FNP-BC, RN joined the Hahn School of Nursing in 2011 as a clinical instructor while he was finishing the FNP program at USD.  During the final semester of the DNP program, Dr. Maxwell began to pursue … Continue reading

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Dr. Lois Howland gives her final –final exam

This past week was bittersweet when we said good-bye to Dr. Lois Howland as she retired from the faculty of USD. While we all wish her much happiness in her retirement it is sad for the nursing community and USD … 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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