Category Archives: community involvement

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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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 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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MEPNs urge residents to get flu shots

Flu season has begun and MEPN students are urging residents to get their flu shots. 70,000 to 80,000 people died last year as a result of flu season. Infants, elderly, and people with a compromised immune system are the most … Continue reading

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Manchester Child Development Center Expands MEPNs Understanding of Pediatric Population

The post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Meagan O’Mahoney Manchester Summer clinical group (from left to right): Brittany Low-Colbert, Meagan O’Mahoney, Caleb Kuo, Maressa Malabanan, Coco Watase, and Tia Corbin. A day at Manchester Child Development Center … Continue reading

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A Day at Hacienda Townhomes

This post is written by 2nd year student and guest writer, Marisa Katsman Throughout the last two semesters we have been able to spend our clinical hours at Hacienda Townhomes, a low-income housing facility in southeast San Diego.  We have … Continue reading

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Getting comfortable in the uncomfortable

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Saya Nodera Where to even begin with this extraordinary place… Let me start by telling you a little bit about St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), and all of the wonderful things … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Diabetes camp

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student,Caleb Kuo Caleb Kuo drawing up insulin for administration I had the opportunity to participate as a nursing volunteer at Camp Wana Kura, which is a summer camp dedicated to helping … Continue reading

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Build A Miracle Mexico Spring Break Trip

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Melissa Dempsey. World’s Collide During our spring break this past March, I had the opportunity of visiting the town La Morita with a few other MEPN students and Dr. Hutchins. … Continue reading

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MEPNs care for veterans at Stand Down

This post is written by MEPN students and guest Writers:  Maile Cabugao, Adilene Esquivias, Karen Kriger, Nneoma Njoku, Hannah Penney, Amarachi Uchenna What is Stand Down?  On the weekend of June 29-July 1st, USD nursing students had the opportunity to take … Continue reading

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