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Final memories from South Korea

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Lihini KeenawinnaImmersion group with faculty post visit to the OJO Skin Rehabili CenterClinical Lab and AcademyWe started the day visiting the Oh-Jung-Ok Skin Rehabili Center Clinical Lab and Academy. … Continue reading

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Tijuana Immersion Trip

This post is written by guest writer, and 1st year MEPN, Kelly Huerta  A group of us recently had the opportunity to participate in a Mexico immersion trip where we had countless opportunities to connect and share with the La … Continue reading

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MEPNs receive USD Changemaker Award

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, and Lihini Keenawinna A one-hour field trip to the Christ Ministry Center (CMC) in Normal Heights began a journey for the students in my community clinical group. Christ Ministry … Continue reading

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Update from South Korea

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MPEN, Graham Wolfe We had an opportunity to visit Dongukk University Ilsan Hospital which offered a unique collaboration of traditional Korean medicine and western medicine. At Ilsan Hospital we saw … Continue reading

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Nurses rated #1 most trusted profession for another year!

In Gallup’s annual poll ranking the most honest and ethical professions, nursing retained the top spot as the most highly rated profession for the 17th straight year. In 2018, 84 percent of Americans surveyed described nurses’ ethics and honesty as “very … Continue reading

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Greetings from South Korea

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Megan Lavalle We have been excitedly awaiting our trip to South Korea and it is finally here! The trip we are about to embark upon is a first for … Continue reading

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MEPN alum selected as “Nurse of the Year”

MEPN alum, Eric Pitt, MSN, RN (Class of 2015) was selected as the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Nurse of the Year for 2018. Since graduating from the MEPN Program at USD, Eric has been busy working in the Emergency Department at Sharp Grossmont … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the Philanthropic Committee!

This post is written by guest writer, and 2nd year MEPN, Saya Nodera Thank you to everyone who participated in the Philanthropic Committee’s Candy Gram Exchange. Together we were able to raise over $200 to buy toys for the refugee … Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Surgery

This Poem is written by guest writers and 1st year MEPN students, Kelly Huerta, Tiana Iwamiya, Brittany Jefferson, Dane Jensen, Janine Johnstone, Iman LaVine Twas the night before surgery, when all on the floor, Not an alarm bell was ringing, … Continue reading

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MEPNs provide health teaching for preschoolers

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Meagan O’Mahoney (Melissa Hollister, Caleb Kuo, & Nancy Chau teaching about first aid) While the semester comes to a close, there is never a shortage of fun at USD … Continue reading

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