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MEPN Students volunteer at the Food Bank

Summer semester is off to a busy start. MEPN students are increasing their understanding of the challenges of homelessness and hunger through a variety of ways. Two clinical groups spent a day last week working at the San Diego Food … Continue reading

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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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MEPNs celebrate Florence Nightingale’s birthday with presentations from Drs. Hardin and Roth

It was all smiles today when 2nd year MEPN students enjoyed an early birthday celebration complete with cake and champagne, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12th. What a great break amidst the end-of-the year tests, papers, and … Continue reading

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MEPNs walk to support mental health issues

This post is written by guest writer, Evan Gum, 1st year MEPN 1st year Evan Gum discusses new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation treatment for severe depression On a warm Saturday morning, April 29th several 1st year MEPN students elected to wake up … Continue reading

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MEPNs prep for New-Grad Nursing interviews with ‘Mock Interviews’ in lab

MEPNs came to lab last week dressed for success and ready for “Mock Interviews” (aka New grad Practice interviews) . A panel of 3-4 nurses interviewed each and every 2nd year MEPN. Each student was given a series of 3-4 … Continue reading

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1st year MEPNs in lab for schizophrenia case study

First year MEPN students were in the lab last week practicing newly acquired psychiatry nursing skills. Working in teams, students incorporated nursing theory and research to provide care to a standardized patient with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Psych faculty, Dr. … Continue reading

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MEPN alums return to campus for champagne reception

Approximately fifty MEPN alums and their guests returned to campus on Tuesday evening, February 28th to celebrate their successful pursuit of nursing careers.  After opening remarks by Dean Hardin and Dr. Kathy Marsh guests enjoyed a tour of the Beyster … Continue reading

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Coronado High School participates in Pipeline Program

This post is written by guest writer, Tina Chung, 2nd year MEPN Just a couple of weeks ago, we welcomed Coronado High School students to our Standardized Patient and Simulation lab to share a glimpse of what nursing is all … Continue reading

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Michelle Glathe and Nicole Galicia receive Soroptomist scholarships

Nicole (left) and Michelle (right) with scholarship certificate First year MEPN, Michelle Glathe and second year MEPN, Nicole Galicia each received a $5,000 scholarship from the Soroptimist International of Vista at the annual Awards Gala last Sunday. Both recipients eloquently … Continue reading

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Barack Obama talks about risks to American Health Care

The new White House administration has plans for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As nurses, we need to know what is at risk for our patients. Past President, Mr. Barack Obama, has written a perspective for The New England Journal … Continue reading

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