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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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Save-A-Life Gets New Coordinator

This post is written by MEPN guest writers, Kelsey Marckstadt and Iman LaVine I am so stoked to be passing on the role of Save a Life Recruiter and Coordinator to Iman LaVine for the next school year; not only … Continue reading

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Notes from a MEPN New Grad

This post is written by guest writer, and USD  2018 alum, Evan Gum, MSN, RN It has been a little over three months into my new grad RN program (and close to Thanksgiving) so I wanted to send you all … Continue reading

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MEPNs work with immigrants at Welcoming Center

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Melissa Dempsey (Daniel Smith and Dr. Jodi O’ Brien working on arts and crafts with a group of CMC kids.) “Look them in the eyes, ask them to tell … Continue reading

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MEPNs attend Sigma Theta Tau’s Odyssey Conference

(MEPN students, Matthew Parker, Monica Oddo, Crissy Colodin, Saya Nodera) This post is written by guest writer and  2nd year MEPN, Monica Oddo Last week I had the pleasure of attending the first day of the Sigma Theta Tau International … Continue reading

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MEPN Student Becomes American Citizen

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN student, Binh Mach What Does It Mean To Become an American? October 23, 2018 was a special day for me, since that was the day that I became a … Continue reading

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MEPNs Host Health Fair in Tijuana

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Adilene Esquivias Cynthia and Samantha providing nutrition education. Last weekend, MEPNs took a trip to Tijuana to host a health fair for the residents of the community center established … Continue reading

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