CSUSM NewsCenter (nursing)

2017
October
03,
2017
There was a time earlier this year when Dr. Lorna Kendrick thought she might take a position at another university. That was before she was introduced to the nursing faculty at Cal State San Marcos. “Meeting the faculty here changed my mind abo...
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September
11,
2017
“We’re innovative, we have quality students and we’re providing quality nurses” -- Deborah Bennett She began training as a nurse at the age of 14 in a small medical center serving the rural, border town of Deming, New Mexico. Today, Deborah Ben...
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June
05,
2017
California State University San Marcos has appointed Dr. Lorna Kendrick as its new director of the School of Nursing effective July 1. Dr. Kendrick has been the Director and Campus College Chair of the College of Health Professions School of Nursi...
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April
17,
2017
Five American Indian students wasted no time in getting acclimated to Cal State San Marcos’ School of Nursing last fall. The students are attending CSUSM through a recently awarded grant called Graduating American Indians into Nursing (GAIN). Fund...
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March
28,
2017
Erica Schulteis knows first-hand the benefits of the simulation program used by Cal State San Marcos’ Speech-Language Pathology Department. “It really builds your confidence,” said Erica, who will graduate from the SLP master’s program in May. “Th...
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February
28,
2017
The Cal State San Marcos School of Nursing is offering free hands-only CPR training on Thursday, March 9. CSUSM nursing students will train as many people as possible how to perform hands-only CPR during the event. The training for hands-only CPR ...
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February
01,
2017
San Marcos, CA – California State University San Marcos’ nursing program has been ranked 12th in the state by RegisteredNursing.org. RegisteredNursing.org ranked the programs at 127 colleges and universities throughout California by assessing fact...
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2016
September
23,
2016
San Marcos, CA – Carolina Quirarte was inspired to become a nurse while seeing the care her grandmother received during a 14-year battle with breast cancer. Carolina, a third-year student at Cal State San Marcos, has overcome difficult challenges ...
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September
20,
2016
Carolina Quirarte has seen first-hand the difference that a healthcare provider’s demeanor can have on a patient. Carolina watched her grandmother battle breast cancer for 14 years. Her grandmother’s emotional state was a like a roller-coaster rid...
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September
12,
2016
Cal State San Marcos participants in the Student Healthcare Project follow a similar pattern each semester. “The first three weeks they all run around like their hair is on fire,” said Mary Baker, who is the director of the School of Nursing Stude...
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2015
June
03,
2015
It’s often said that nursing is not just a career, it’s a calling – and that certainly was the case for Jean Doan Quinby. As a young girl living in New York City in the late 1920s and early 1930s, Jean already knew that she wanted to be a nurse, d...
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June
02,
2015
This spring, students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of CSUSM’s new state-of-the-art nursing facility, bringing nurse education on campus for the first time since the program’s inception in the fall of 2006. Previously, the School of Nursi...
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March
25,
2015
The statistics are sobering. Every year one in three adults ages 65 and older experiences a fall. As a result many suffer fractures, injuries and, in some cases, even death. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalizations among the elderly. Hyun Gu ...
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March
18,
2015
During a rare lull in her busy afternoon, Alia Holyfield loaded a washer in the back room of an Oceanside health clinic. Before that she had answered phones, took a patient’s blood pressure and medical history, and checked inventory in the supply roo...
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March
12,
2015
The School of Nursing (SoN) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is one of only three in the California State University (CSU) system to make the top 15 list in a new ranking of nursing schools in the western United States. SoN took t...
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February
25,
2015
On Thursday, February 12, the faculty, staff and students of the School of Nursing (SoN) at Cal State San Marcos welcomed more than 150 visitors to an open house to celebrate the school’s new on-campus facility. Guests included nursing alumni, friend...
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February
10,
2015
On Thursday, February 12, the School of Nursing (SoN) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will host an open house to celebrate its recent move to the main campus on Twin Oaks Valley Road. Visitors to the open house will have the oppo...
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2013
December
23,
2013
The poor, homeless and uninsured populations of San Diego’s North County coastal region now have access to basic medical care thanks to CSUSM nursing students and a generous donation from St. Anne’s Episcopal Church.The new nursing clinic in Oceansid...
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December
13,
2013
The California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) School of Nursing (SoN) will celebrate the opening of its new nursing clinic in Oceanside on Monday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. with a ceremonial blessing and ribbon cutting. St. Anne’s Episcopal Church has ...
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December
04,
2013
On any given Saturday morning at the Episcopal Church Center in Ocean Beach, dozens of homeless men and women gather for a free community breakfast. For many of them, this is the only hot meal they will have in days. Afterwards attendees are encourag...
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