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Congratulations to MEPN Class of 2018

Dear MEPN grads, Just a short note to say congratulations on a job well done.  Best of luck to you as you are studying for the NCLEX, participating in job interviews, and starting your new grad positions.  All of us, … Continue reading

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USD nursing students across all programs inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

Dr Jane Georges giving Opening Remarks Founders Chapel looked absolutely beautiful on Saturday morning, April 7th as the Zeta Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau inducted over 95 USD students into the national nursing honor society. Sigma membership is by … 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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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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Hello from beautiful and amazing Guatemala

We wanted to share a few of the highlights from our medical mission. We arrived late Saturday, January 6th and early on Sunday morning, we met with the International Medical Relief (IMR) Organization team to review logistics and organize supplies.  We … Continue reading

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Xin chào, Hello from Da Nang, Vietnam

After finishing a rough but worthwhile stay of three clinical days in the mountains, the International Medical Relief (IMR) Vietnam team set off for a five-hour drive back down to Da Nang city to prepare for their next adventure! Accustomed … 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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5 Tips to Help Students Focus Better.

Originally posted on Thriving Under Pressure:
This post was inspired by the one question students ask year after year: “How can I focus better when I study?” Focus has as much to do with what happens before you study as…

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A Report from the National Student Nurses’ Association Conference

This post is written by guest writer, Kristi Armstrong, 2nd year MEPN (USD MEPN Students Brittani De Reimer, Evan Gum, Ann Lawani, Kristi Armstrong, Coco Watase, and Kira Adsit with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Foley) Recently, I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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MEPNs participate in USD Employee Wellness

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN, Abby Miceli On October 19th, second year students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) attended the USD Health and Retirement Fair at the Hahn University Center.  The fair was geared … Continue reading

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