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About kathymarsh

Associate Dean at Hahn School of Nursing University of San Diego

Welcome MEPN Class of 2022

We are at an unprecedented time in our history as nurses, as members of our community and our world, and as leaders. The Year 2020 opened with great promise as the World Health Organization launched the Year of the Nurse … Continue reading

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Diversity Club discusses racism as a public health crisis

The Diversity Club feels the American Nursing Association position “racism is a longstanding public health crisis in our nation that needs our immediate attention as nurses” is a call to act in providing our fellow students and faculty a unique educational opportunity. Todd … Continue reading

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Congratulations MEPN Class of 2020

Dear MEPN Class of 2020, You have accomplished something exceptional, and you should be very proud. So many people are going to be blessed, not only because of what you have studied, learned and experienced, but because of your devotion … Continue reading

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MEPN student reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic

As a 2nd year MEPN student, and as an employee at one of SDs largest hospitals, it has been a challenging time during this pandemic.  We have all had major disruptions to our daily life, and changes to our academic … Continue reading

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What MEPNs need to know today about COVID-19

Dear MEPNs , We hope you and your families are staying well and that you are getting adjusted to the ‘Stay at Home’ orders. Here’s what you need to know about COVID-19. The MEPN Team SITUATION Around the world and … Continue reading

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“Give me your tired, your poor…”

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Matt Finley “Give me your tired, your poor….” These iconic words have been the promise of hope that has brought immigrants to America for over 200 years. Just a few … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Employment Fair

HAHN SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCE EMPLOYMENT FAIR Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Room HSN-106 Irene S. Palmer Lecture Hall 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Who Will Be There: ANM Healthcare California Casualty Management Company Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero Ensign … Continue reading

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Nurses Continue to Rate Highest in Honesty, Ethics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the 18th year in a row, Americans rate the honesty and ethics of nurses highest among a list of professions that Gallup asks U.S. adults to assess annually. Currently, 85% of Americans say nurses’ honesty and ethical … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2020 – The Year of the Nurse

In recognition of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife (YONM). Ernest Grant, president of American Nurses Association encourages all nurses to … Continue reading

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Global Health Update

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Ryan Adames As the Hahn School of Nursing (HSON) continues to conduct volunteer medical trips in Tijuana, the program is pursuing a new partnership with Refugee Health Alliance (RHA). RHA … Continue reading

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