Category Archives: University of San Diego

Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility

Today, transgender and nonbinary people around the world will recognize International Transgender Day of Visibility. With transgender visibility in the US at an all-time high in politics, media and sports, today is a day for allies and advocates to show … Continue reading

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MEPNs provide COVID vaccines for students, faculty, and staff

Last week, first-year MEPN students administered COVID-19 vaccinations to over 155 nursing students, faculty, and staff from the School of Nursing. Additionally, MEPNs are out in the San Diego community providing COVID-19 vaccinations for the 65 years of age and … Continue reading

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Congratulations Morgan!

Congratulations!  Kaiser Permanente, announced USD MEPN, Morgan Van Driest received a one-time $2,000.00 Deloras Jones RN award to be used for education related expenses. Way to go, Morgan!

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MEPNs organize donations for those in need

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Kayla Timmons CRASH stands for Community Resources and Self-Help and is a residential, non-profit, MediCal funded substance use rehabilitation house located in Golden Hill. MEPN students and I have … Continue reading

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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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