Category Archives: Hahn School of Nursing

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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Lessons Learned from Diabetes camp

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student,Caleb Kuo Caleb Kuo drawing up insulin for administration I had the opportunity to participate as a nursing volunteer at Camp Wana Kura, which is a summer camp dedicated to helping … 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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MEPNs care for veterans at Stand Down

This post is written by MEPN students and guest Writers:  Maile Cabugao, Adilene Esquivias, Karen Kriger, Nneoma Njoku, Hannah Penney, Amarachi Uchenna What is Stand Down?  On the weekend of June 29-July 1st, USD nursing students had the opportunity to take … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Save A Life event

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student Kelsey Marckstadt The Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation is an organization based in San Diego that is spreading the awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in our youth. Through education and … Continue reading

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Some barely finish Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

This post is written by MEPN student, Karen Kriger On Sunday, June 3rd, MEPN students arrived at 6:00 am to check in as a volunteer for the San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon. Several medical tents were set up throughout … 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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Reflections on the First Semester in Nursing School

This post is written by guest writer, Melissa Dempsey, 1st year MEPN Students from the VA clinical group: Jennifer Bui, Ellie Oliver, Graham Wolfe, Adilene Esquivias, Natalie Mata, Karen Kriger, Daniel Ednalino For most of us, the fall Med-Surg 1 rotation … Continue reading

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