Category Archives: Class of 2018

MEPNs win Dan Gross Scholarship

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN Christina Baxter Christina Baxter, MEPN Class of 2019 The Dan L. Gross Scholarship of 2017 was awarded to Karina Ochoa, (MEPN graduating class of 2018 and currently working in the SICU at … Continue reading

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Build A Miracle Mexico Spring Break Trip

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Melissa Dempsey. World’s Collide During our spring break this past March, I had the opportunity of visiting the town La Morita with a few other MEPN students and Dr. Hutchins. … Continue reading

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Nursing research is changemaking that saves lives

Left to right: Brittani De Riemer, Amena Adams, Dr Susie Hutchins The 11th Annual Graduate Nursing Research Day was a huge success. Room 106, in the School of Nursing, was jam-packed yesterday with 66 posters from PhD, DNP, and even … Continue reading

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MEPNs host professional nursing organizations

This post is written by guest writers, and 1st year MEPNs, Kelsey Marckstadt and Melissa Hollister. Students stocking up on swag and information pamphlets while conversing with current members of local organizations. On Tuesday April 24th, the MEPN mentorship team arranged … Continue reading

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MEPNs give back to veterans at USO dinner

This post is written by guest writer, Maressa Malabanan, 1st year MEPN Tuesday night, March 13th, MEPNs gave back to at least 250+ service members and their families.  Along with nursing students from other local nursing programs, MEPNs worked together for … Continue reading

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MEPNs Return to Campus for Alumni Panel

This post is written by guest writer, Jean Hartley This past Wednesday, MEPN alumni from both 2016 and 2017 cohorts were invited to campus to speak to current second-year students about their ah-ha moments in their first year as a nurse … Continue reading

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Rooftop Report

Nursing is full of endless opportunities from providing safe and efficacious care on the ground as well as in the air.  Professor Padilla and 2nd year MEPN Evan Gum take a photo-op after receiving a critically ill stroke patient who … Continue reading

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MEPNs Ready for New Grad Interviews

In addition to juggling a busy last semester, second year MEPN students recently participated in Mock Interviews. All students arrived to the lab dressed in business attire. One-by-one students were interviewed by a panel of faculty posing as nurse managers … 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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