Tag Archives: Faculty

Behind the Podium: Getting to know Dr. Lynda Puhek

This post is written by guest writer, Melissa Dempsey, 1st year MEPN Dr. Lyn Puhek Nurse, secretary, or teacher. Those were the three options that Dr. Lynda Puhek was presented with when she went in to meet with her high … 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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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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A Report from the 10th Annual Collaborative EBP Conference

This post is written by guest writer, Jason Vazquez, 2nd year MEPN student (Jason Vazquez, Anne Vien, Dr Laurie ecoff, Evan Gum, & Amena Adams at conference) NEWS FLASH! Attention, current and future MEPNs…Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is not going away … Continue reading

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Three second year MEPN students selected as student leadership interns by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) This post is written by guest writer Dr. Jackie Close

The STTI leadership intern program is a yearlong opportunity for new members to learn about the functions of the chapter and gain leadership skills for personal and professional growth. The intern learns about the opportunities to become actively involved in … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE PODIUM: Meet Dr. Kevin Maxwell

Dr. Kevin Maxwell DNP, FNP-BC, RN joined the Hahn School of Nursing in 2011 as a clinical instructor while he was finishing the FNP program at USD.  During the final semester of the DNP program, Dr. Maxwell began to pursue … Continue reading

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Christina Dukovich and Sasha Lueke receive scholarships

(Dr. Linda Urden, Christina Dukovich, Sasha Lueke, and Dr. Kathy Marsh at awards gala) All of the MEPN students participate in community service, but it sure is gratifying when students are recognized by an outside agency for going above and … 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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Dr. Lois Howland gives her final –final exam

This past week was bittersweet when we said good-bye to Dr. Lois Howland as she retired from the faculty of USD. While we all wish her much happiness in her retirement it is sad for the nursing community and USD … Continue reading

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