Category Archives: What is a MEPN program?

MEPN Pediatric Survival Skills

This post written by guest writer, Dr Julie Vignato .    On May 31st and June 2nd, MEPN students started the summer semester learning the skills needed to survive as successful nurses in pediatrics.  Students watched a 30 minute video … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mexico Mission Trip

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Daniel Roderick   On April 16th, I had the opportunity to join University Ministry, HSON faculty, NP students, and fellow MEPN students on a trip to the community of La … 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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Can you work while in Nursing School? This post is written by guest writer Jillian Ward, 2nd year MEPN student

(Jillian Ward being inducted in Sigma Theta Tau with Dr. Ann Mayo) To work, or not to work? This is a question many of us face while enrolled as MEPNs. As graduate students in a full-time intensive nursing program, we … Continue reading

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It’s time to evaluate your courses!

Student evaluations of professors and courses are imperative to the success of the     MEPN program. Please take a few minutes to give your feedback about the fall 2015 semester. We take your suggestions very seriously. All evaluations are anonymous. Here’s … Continue reading

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First year MEPNs – A message from the Clinical Placement Coordinator

Dear 1st year MEPN students, By now you should  have received your schedule for the spring 2016 semester. In order to facilitate  your placement in the the hospital setting you need to complete the required hospital paperwork. Every hospital has … Continue reading

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Robert Veluz wins MEPN 2015 Preceptor of the Year

                                          (Robert Veluz receiving his award from Dr. Kathy Marsh) Last week, Robert Veluz, RN, BSN, MICN, a staff nurse in the ICU at Tri City Hospital received the 2015 MEPN Preceptor of the Year Award at the annual Clinical … Continue reading

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White Coat Ceremony

During one of the proudest new traditions at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science members of the MEPN Class of 2017 donned their white coats, a symbol of the nursing profession, for the first time on August 21st … Continue reading

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THE MASTER’S ENTRY PROGRAM IN NURSING (MEPN)

MEPN is a 21 month program with course work not only preparing individuals for RN licensure but with an advanced knowledge base in health care leadership, health assessment, pharmacology, public and community health, and specialty practice, leading to a master’s … 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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