Category Archives: Health Care Advocate

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 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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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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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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Barack Obama talks about risks to American Health Care

The new White House administration has plans for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As nurses, we need to know what is at risk for our patients. Past President, Mr. Barack Obama, has written a perspective for The New England Journal … Continue reading

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Today is the last day to register to vote…

Today is the last day to register to vote. Over the years, we have all heard we need to vote because “this is the most important election in generations”, “in our lifetimes” or even “ever.” Usually, this is just campaign … Continue reading

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