Tag Archives: health care advocacy

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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Review of Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) Regional Meeting: Harnessing the Winds of Change

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Matthew Parker Second year MEPN students have the unique opportunity to research and participate with local, professional nursing organizations. A professional nursing organization serves as the arena for a … 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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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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Nursing Students travel to Tijuana for Health Fair at Casa de Las Memorias

This post is written by guest writer, 2nd year MEPN, Amena Adams On Saturday 12/2/2017, eighteen nursing students dedicated their time and effort to a Health Fair conducted at Casa de Las Memorias, in Tijuana, Mexico. The group was led … 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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