Category Archives: Getting your first nursing job

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Dear MEPN graduates, CONGRATULATIONS!!! The entire USD Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science faculty and staff are so proud of your accomplishments. Convocation and Commencement was the icing on the top of a very rigorous program preparing you to … Continue reading

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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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“Transitioning to the role of RN”: MEPN alums return to campus for lunch and panel discussion

  (Dr. Susie Hutchins, Carolina Bellizzi, Kimmie Cordova, Bree Bocksberger, Ruth Turner,  Holly Leano, Eric Pitt, Yanai Martinez, Dr. Kathy Marsh, Emily DeRoss) Faculty can always suggest to students how to study for the NCLEX, or, what it will really … Continue reading

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National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has designated February as Social Media Month

You are working so hard to earn that coveted RN. Don’t get in trouble with a simple mistake on social media! With the growth of online media, nurses are increasingly using blogs, forums, and social networking sites to share their … Continue reading

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t-100

It’s official, there are 100 days until graduation! That means, it’s time to get ready for the NCLEX. Here’s what you will need to do: You will be doing two separate registrations. One for the BRN to obtain an RN … 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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