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The year 2014 was a time of transition and revitalization at the Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions (MSNaHP).

We look forward to continued success as our programs grow.  It is an incredible honor to watch expertise faculty interact and teach highly innovative students who want to change the way we practice nursing, using evidence for best patient outcomes.” – Interim Dean Tyke Hanish, Marybelle & S. Paul Musco School of Nursing

Of particular note were faculty members who wrote questions for national exams and served on expert panels:

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Brandman Alumnus Navigates the World of Online Learning

Going back to school at any age can be a daunting and thrilling experience all at once. We checked in with Kari Buist-Baker, 2010 Brandman University graduate who shared her experience adjusting to computer-based education and how she ensured her success with new digital learning tools.

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Fitting Fitness Into Your Daily Routine

Part of maintaining a healthy balance between work and life not only involves beating burnout at work but also includes taking care of your physical wellbeing. One of the main reasons it is so challenging to fit exercise into our busy schedules is that it’s simply not part of our daily routine. Brushing our teeth is easy because we are used to it, and the same can be true for fitness.

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Top Career Paths for Graduates of Nursing Programs

The world of health care would not be able to survive without the critical contributions of hard working nurses. Their purpose is to provide quality care to those in need by promoting health, preventing disease and helping patients cope with illness. As educators of future leaders in the field, we celebrate new graduates of nursing programs by highlighting the top career paths for their futures.

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Historic Nurses That Changed The World

By Lindsay Amanda on May 1, 2014

With National Nurses Week just a few days away, we’re kicking off the celebration by honoring the lives of those who paved the way for the health care industry. These iconic women, many of whom were educators and esteemed authors, represent the history and purpose of modern medicine.

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Topics: Schools, Front Page, School of Nursing & Health Professions

Our Local Health Care Hero - Alumnus Marcia Folli

By Sarah Catz on Apr 30, 2014

Health care professionals and administrators are constantly exploring new ways to employ innovative principles in the industry. Brandman University's Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions is proud to train some of the nation's next great leaders in a world focused on improving lives through patient-centered care.

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Topics: Alumni, School of Nursing & Health Professions

Our Favorite Gadgets to Track Your Health and Wellness

By Lindsay Amanda on Apr 17, 2014

Students, professionals and full-time parents alike have realized the importance of managing personal health and wellness as a way to increase productivity and lower stress. It’s been proven true that eating poorly will stress your system, and lacking sleep will strain your body of its much needed rejuvenation time.

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Topics: Front Page, Student Life, School of Nursing & Health Professions

Healthy Snacks for College Students On The Go

By Lindsay Amanda on Apr 10, 2014

We understand that as a college student, you are constantly on the go, especially if you have full-time commitments in addition to homework and class. With only a few minutes between meetings, soccer practice, dinner and commuting it’s important to have healthy snacks throughout the day that are quick and good for you. Here are some of our favorite spring produce and nutrition bar options to help get you through your busy schedule.

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Topics: Schools, Front Page, Student Life, School of Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing & Health Professions

5 Ways Education Leads to Healthy Living

By Lindsay Amanda on Mar 31, 2014

Teachers, students and parents alike understand the value of receiving a quality educational opportunities. Now experts are finding a correlation between this basic human right and the betterment of our bodies. This month we're celebrating health and wellness in our community by highlighting five ways education benefits our welfare. 

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Topics: Schools, Front Page, School of Nursing & Health Professions

Celebrating National Nurses Week

By Anonymous on May 6, 2013

National Nurses Week, which was originally created by the American Nurses Association (ANA), begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, which is Florence Nightingale's birthday. Ms. Nightingale is considered the "mother" of nurse education. During the Crimean War, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a British military hospital, reducing the death count by two-thirds. Her writings sparked worldwide health care reform. In 1860 she established St. Thomas’ Hospital and the Nightingale Training School for Nurses.

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Topics: Schools, School of Nursing & Health Professions

Nursing Students Gather in Irvine for Immersion

By Anonymous on Jan 11, 2013

For nursing students at Brandman, the majority of coursework is done online, so students and faculty can continue working full time while pursing a degree. The online work is complemented by periodic in-person immersion sessions at the main campus in Irvine. This week, students in the doctorate program came to Irvine from all over the country and Brandman Hub caught up with a few of them to talk about nursing at Brandman. The video highlights Dr. Renee McLeod, Dean of the Musco School of Nursing & Health Professions, DNP students Joanne Goodchild and Renee Marque, and Dr. Mary Mackenburg-Mohn, a nursing faculty member.

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Topics: Schools, Front Page, School of Nursing & Health Professions