Category Archives: Class of 2018

MEPN Students volunteer at the Food Bank

Summer semester is off to a busy start. MEPN students are increasing their understanding of the challenges of homelessness and hunger through a variety of ways. Two clinical groups spent a day last week working at the San Diego Food … Continue reading

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MEPNs walk to support mental health issues

This post is written by guest writer, Evan Gum, 1st year MEPN 1st year Evan Gum discusses new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation treatment for severe depression On a warm Saturday morning, April 29th several 1st year MEPN students elected to wake up … Continue reading

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Linda Vista Multicultural Fair attendees benefit from extensive health promotion teaching provided by MEPN students!

This post is written by guest writer, Dr Ann  Mayo On Saturday April 22, USD MEPN students ran two Health Pavilion stations at the Linda Vista Multicultural Fair. Topics covered & delivered in English and Spanish to the very diverse … Continue reading

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MEPNs provide cardiac screenings for San Diego teens and young adults

This post is written by guest writer Manreet Sahota, 2nd year MEPN student The first Eric Paredes, Save A Life Foundation’s Heart Screening at a university…OUR university, the UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO, was a success! The Eric Paredes Foundation works … Continue reading

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1st year MEPNs in lab for schizophrenia case study

First year MEPN students were in the lab last week practicing newly acquired psychiatry nursing skills. Working in teams, students incorporated nursing theory and research to provide care to a standardized patient with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Psych faculty, Dr. … Continue reading

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Coronado High School participates in Pipeline Program

This post is written by guest writer, Tina Chung, 2nd year MEPN Just a couple of weeks ago, we welcomed Coronado High School students to our Standardized Patient and Simulation lab to share a glimpse of what nursing is all … Continue reading

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Michelle Glathe and Nicole Galicia receive Soroptomist scholarships

Nicole (left) and Michelle (right) with scholarship certificate First year MEPN, Michelle Glathe and second year MEPN, Nicole Galicia each received a $5,000 scholarship from the Soroptimist International of Vista at the annual Awards Gala last Sunday. Both recipients eloquently … Continue reading

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Update from Cuernavaca, Mexico

  This post is written by guest writer, Britney Taganas, 2nd year MEPN.  Hola compañeros! Greetings from Cuernavaca, Mexico! During our last couple days at Nuestros Pequeos Hermanos (NPH) Miacatlan (the orphanage), we toured ‘el campo’ which is the farm … Continue reading

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Greetings from students on the International trip to Mungeli, India

This post is written by guest writer, Professor Molly McAmis and the USD nursing students accompanying her to Mungeli.  Our 42-hour journey to India began January 6th, 2017 right out of LAX with a 16-hour direct flight to Dubai. After … 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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