United States University

United States University

College of Nursing

Welcome

Whether you're starting or continuing your college education, you need the support of your family, friends, employers, and – most importantly – your university. At USU, we pride ourselves on the principles of a student-centered education – an education in which the entire university community is dedicated to the success of each and every student.

We demonstrate this dedication through small class sizes that ensure no student is left behind, affordable tuition rates that make education accessible...

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Whether you're starting or continuing your college education, you need the support of your family, friends, employers, and – most importantly – your university. At USU, we pride ourselves on the principles of a student-centered education – an education in which the entire university community is dedicated to the success of each and every student.

We demonstrate this dedication through small class sizes that ensure no student is left behind, affordable tuition rates that make education accessible to people of all classes and nationalities, and a diverse student body that promotes inclusiveness and understanding in the classroom, community, and world.

USU University offers:

  • Quality education at an affordable price
  • Small class sizes with the personal attention you need to succeed
  • Online or on-campus studies to meet your unique needs
  • Financial aid and scholarships available to qualified students
  • Open enrollment, we accept applications year-round
  • Online tutoring available 24/7

United States University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges located at: 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001

The Master of Science in Nursing at United States University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

CONTACT
830 Bay Blvd
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: 619-477-6310
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  • Jean Watson's Caritas Quote

    Posted Sep 12, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    Nurses can integrate external and aesthetic visual approaches into their conventional care. [...] They can expand their practices to include visual, aesthetic healing space-light, color, form and texture-creating beauty in the immediate environment. [...] These approaches help to calm, soothe, relax and potentiate images of harmony and wholeness of being.

  • AACN Graduate Student Academy

    Posted Sep 10, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    The GNSA works to meet the professional development needs of its members by offering:

    Leadership Opportunities
    Webinar Series
    Monthly GNSA Bulletin
    Graduate Nursing Career Network
    Peer to Peer Networking
    Policy Engagement
    Member-Exclusive Scholarships

  • Jean Watson's Caritas Quote

    Posted Aug 12, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    It seems that in practicing gratitude, we open our heart center, allowing love and wonder and even more gratitude, energy, creativity, to flow through us and our experiences, perceptions, and life events.

  • Jean Watson's Caritas Quote

    Posted Jul 12, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    It seems that bowing down to the magnificence and wonder and miracles that are among us that we begin to see the world in a new way. Sometimes just a shift into giving thanks, without complaints for what is upon us in a given moment, is transforming in itself. JW

  • F.A. Davis 2nd Annual Graduate Scholarship

    Posted Jun 23, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    F.A. Davis is an independent Nursing, Medicine, and Health Sciences publisher located in Philadelphia, PA. I wanted to reach out to you because we are offering our 2nd annual graduate $1,500 student scholarship opportunity!

    This scholarship reflects our continual commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to em...

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    F.A. Davis is an independent Nursing, Medicine, and Health Sciences publisher located in Philadelphia, PA. I wanted to reach out to you because we are offering our 2nd annual graduate $1,500 student scholarship opportunity!

    This scholarship reflects our continual commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on this challenging, yet rewarding career path. We understand how hard nurses work, and want to reward them for their dedication to the field.

    Award amount: $1,500 · Deadline: July 15, 2017 · See more...

    I noticed that you have a scholarship page that is dedicated to informing your students about financial aid opportunities – please help us spread the word by posting this information to your page and encouraging your students to apply today so that their hard work can pay off! The deadline is quickly approaching, so be sure to share this opportunity with your students as soon as possible.

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  • DaVita Healthcare Partners has 2 openings for Nurse Practitioners in the Huntington Park and Montebello area of Los Angeles County

    Posted Jun 15, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    Details for Huntington Park:
    ? Per diem Family Medicine in an outpatient facility

    ? Medical Spanish highly preferred

    ? $60/hour

    ? 18-20 Avg Daily Patient Census

    Link to apply to Huntington Park:
    Job Search
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    Details for Huntington Park:
    · Per diem Family Medicine in an outpatient facility

    · Medical Spanish highly preferred

    · $60/hour

    · 18-20 Avg Daily Patient Census

    Link to apply to Huntington Park:
    Job Search
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    Details for Montebello:
    · Full time Family Medicine in an outpatient facility

    · Medical Spanish highly preferred

    · Salary is DOE and negotiable

    · Part of our new Project Daylight Program, daily census can vary

    · No-Call

    Link to apply to Montebello:
    https://davita.taleo.net/careersect...
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    Requirements:
    · Active, unrestricted CA license and DEA or license must be in process

    Please respond with a date and time you are available to discuss this open position or feel free to reach me directly at 310-252-8490.
    Thank you,
    Fernando Vargas Jr. | Sr. Physician Recruiter
    Healthcare Partners, A DaVita Medical Group

    2175 Park Place, El Segundo, CA 90245
    O: 310.252.8490
    www.joindavitamedicalgroup.com
    Current teammates earn up to $10K:
    www.davitaquestforthebest.com

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  • 2017 San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Application

    Posted Jun 13, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    (SDNAHN) seeks to enhance and support the nursing
    profession by providing nursing students with financial
    assistance to complete their education. Our mission is to enhance the educational and healthcare needs of the Hispanic community. Scholarships are available any nursing student living in San Diego County who will as...

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    San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    (SDNAHN) seeks to enhance and support the nursing
    profession by providing nursing students with financial
    assistance to complete their education. Our mission is to enhance the educational and healthcare needs of the Hispanic community. Scholarships are available any nursing student living in San Diego County who will assist us in our mission. To be eligible students must be currently enrolled in, or be accepted into an LVN, RN, Associate, Baccalaureate, Graduate, or Post-Graduate degree nursing program in San Diego County.

    Eligibility Criteria:
    1. Attend or be accepted into an approved nursing program. The California school must meet clinical requirements of, and be approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing
    (BRN). Please submit proof of acceptance or attendance, i.e. recent unofficial transcripts, letter of acceptance, or letter on official letterhead by Dean or Director of Nursing Program.
    2. Have a preferred GPA of at least 3.0 within the last year and 2.5 cumulative for all college credits and course work. Please submit an unofficial transcript reflecting academic work completed.
    3. First time applicants need not be members of SDNAHN to apply. If awarded a scholarship, the applicant must become a member of SDNAHN. Scholarship applicants, who are SDNAHN members, should turn in a copy of their membership card with their application packet.
    4. Previous SDNAHN scholarship recipients must demonstrate that they have been active by attending least two general or board meetings and have participated in at least one SDNAHN volunteer event within the past 12 months.
    5. Participate in at least 20 hours of community service in the past 12 months relative to our mission. Please document those hours on the form provided with a brief description of the work done. School or work related hours will not count. You may attach an additional sheet to write a brief narrative of your community service if needed. Hours that cannot be verified or are vague in description will also be excluded.
    6. Scholarship winners are required to attend the October 14, 2017 event in order to receive their award.

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  • Spotlight on USU CON Student: Nio Noveno, PhD, NEd, MSN, MAN, RN

    Posted Jun 13, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    38th Annual Conference
    International Association for Human Caring
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada | May 31, 2017 to June 02, 2017
    Rediscovering Love & Compassion: In Caring Practice and in Caring Science

    This is an annual event hosted by the International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) and held in different locations. This year the conference is held in Edmonton, Alberta...

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    38th Annual Conference
    International Association for Human Caring
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada | May 31, 2017 to June 02, 2017
    Rediscovering Love & Compassion: In Caring Practice and in Caring Science

    This is an annual event hosted by the International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) and held in different locations. This year the conference is held in Edmonton, Alberta,
    Canada. Attended by different prominent nursing personalities from the academe and clinical practice. Numerous nursing theorists attended the event. It was really an opportunity to meet and speak with them. This organization was I would describe as truly representing the mission, caring. Being here makes me realize that nursing is really a caring family.
    When I came to the U.S. I have prepared a five—year career plan. Part of this plan was to present my research in at least one international conference. Earlier this year, in March, I received an email from the president of the IAHC, Dr. Patrick Dean, stating that my paper was accepted for paper presentation. Overwhelmed with the news, I have hurriedly looked into my research, checked and prepared it for the presentation. This opportunity is finally at my hands. I was really thankful and blessed.
    The day has finally come: It’s May 31, 2017. Today, I will be presenting my research entitled International Caring Behavior Index Deduced from Different Voices. This research is qualitative and explored the caring behaviors of nurses from select participants such as registered nurses (RN), patients (PTS), and other healthcare professionals (OHP). I used interview among the participants and also conducted a focus group discussion (FGD). The results yield six (6) international caring behaviors: 1. perform patient—centric care; 2. express affinitive behavior; 3. exhibit reverence to individualities; 4. practice excellent work principles; 5. exude wisdom—built presence; and 6. demonstrate professional influence.
    During my presentation, I had audiences who were from different institutions from different countries. One of the milestones of this presentation was that one audience approached me proposed to do a collaborative work about this research.
    Overall, this experience has made a better person again and inspired me to continue my mission in love and compassion. The nursing leaders, theorists, authors—the influential personalities in nursing—will continue to give me more reason to further my mission and reach for my Vision.

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  • Caritas Thoughts From Jean Watson

    Posted Jun 13, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    It is when we include caring and love in our science; we discover our caring-healing professions and disciplines are much more than a detached scientific endeavor, but a life-giving and life-receiving endeavor for humanity.

    Jean Watson

  • Caritas Thoughts From Jean Watson

    Posted May 12, 2017 by George Byron Peraza-Smith

    It is only when we acknowledge how much pain and suffering there is in our broken hearts and broken spirits our broken world within and without, that we can return to that which is timeless and can offer comfort, peace, and grace; it can both inspire and inspirit us.

    J

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