Category Archives: Hahn School of Nursing

MEPNs Host Health Fair in Tijuana

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Adilene Esquivias Cynthia and Samantha providing nutrition education. Last weekend, MEPNs took a trip to Tijuana to host a health fair for the residents of the community center established … Continue reading

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MEPNs learn how to influence media through Podcasts

On Monday afternoon, second year MEPNs in Dr. Kathy Marsh’s Health Policy class were discussing how nurses can impact the media to influence Health Policy. One of the class assignments is for students to produce a 3- 5 minute podcast … Continue reading

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Review of Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) Regional Meeting: Harnessing the Winds of Change

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Matthew Parker Second year MEPN students have the unique opportunity to research and participate with local, professional nursing organizations. A professional nursing organization serves as the arena for a … Continue reading

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MEPNs urge residents to get flu shots

Flu season has begun and MEPN students are urging residents to get their flu shots. 70,000 to 80,000 people died last year as a result of flu season. Infants, elderly, and people with a compromised immune system are the most … Continue reading

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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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Manchester Child Development Center Expands MEPNs Understanding of Pediatric Population

The post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Meagan O’Mahoney Manchester Summer clinical group (from left to right): Brittany Low-Colbert, Meagan O’Mahoney, Caleb Kuo, Maressa Malabanan, Coco Watase, and Tia Corbin. A day at Manchester Child Development Center … Continue reading

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MEPN Open House Answers Questions for Applicants

This Post is written by 2nd year MEPN, and guest writer, Sarah Cole On September 15, 2018 the school of nursing hosted over 175 prospective students at the Kroc Peace and Justice Theater to hear about the incredible MEPN program … Continue reading

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A Day at Hacienda Townhomes

This post is written by 2nd year student and guest writer, Marisa Katsman Throughout the last two semesters we have been able to spend our clinical hours at Hacienda Townhomes, a low-income housing facility in southeast San Diego.  We have … Continue reading

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Getting comfortable in the uncomfortable

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Saya Nodera Where to even begin with this extraordinary place… Let me start by telling you a little bit about St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), and all of the wonderful things … Continue reading

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Bagels and Blood Pressures

It hasn’t even been two weeks since the MEPN Class of 2020 arrived on campus to begin Health Assessment Bootcamp. The new students  have been taught how to obtain vital signs and will be able to perform a complete physical … Continue reading

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