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DNP Students Recognized at White Coat Ceremony

Posted on Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Fifteen students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program received their white coats during a ceremony Friday.

Fifteen students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program received their white coats during a ceremony Friday at the Clark Center.

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Topics: student achievements, Family Nurse Practitioner, nursing

Staff Spotlight: Emily McIllece, Library Director

Posted on Mon, Jul 03, 2017

Emily McIllece joined NMC in 2014 as the Reference and Instruction Librarian and was recently promoted to the Director of the John Mortiz Library. I asked Emily to share her career journey and her vision for the library at NMC.

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Topics: just for fun, campus life, staff spotlight

Top Omaha Destinations for College Students

Posted on Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Sometimes it’s hard adjusting to being in a new city. You don’t know where everything is or even what’s available. Many our students who come to us from out of the Omaha metro area experience the same thing.

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Topics: just for fun, student life, preparing for college, Master in Occupational Therapy

NMC Graduate to Lead State Effort to Improve Sexual Assault Exams

Posted on Mon, Jun 26, 2017

This article was written by at the Omaha World-Herald on 6/10/2017.

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Topics: alumni spotlight, community outreach, nursing

PTA Program Natural Step for Exercise Science Majors

Posted on Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Exercise science can be a popular major for college students at liberal arts schools with a passion for sports and wellness. But what if your exercise science major isn’t working out?

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Topics: fitness, allied health career, health professions, physical therapist assistant

BSN, MSN Programs Approved for Accreditation by CCNE

Posted on Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs were approved for accreditation by the Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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Topics: nursing, accreditation

6 Lesser-Known Jobs Available with a MBA in Healthcare

Posted on Mon, Jun 12, 2017

There are many drastic changes happening to the healthcare landscape across the country. And every aspect of the industry is in immediate need of leaders who have the education and skills necessary for guiding organizations through sea changes, including new federal healthcare legislation, the aging population and greater focus on prevention and wellness.

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Topics: health professions, MBA

Faculty, Staff Honored With Annual Awards

Posted on Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Four Nebraska Methodist College faculty and staff were honored with awards last month during the All-College Forum.

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Topics: campus life, faculty spotlight

Informatics Offers Career Path for Nurses Interested in Technology

Posted on Mon, Jun 05, 2017

In the 1800s, Florence Nightingale gathered and analyzed health data, and was known as the passionate statistician. She could be called the first informatics nurse. Data collection was conducted differently in her time than most healthcare institutions in 2017. But, like informatics nurses (IN) today, Florence Nightingale advocated for patient safety and better patient outcomes (Rehmeyer, 2013.)

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Topics: health professions, nursing

5 Things You May Not Know About Medical Assistants

Posted on Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Medical assistants are a key part of many healthcare settings, and the demand for them has never been greater. But most people aren’t even sure what this career entails. Here are five things you may not know about medical assistants:

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Topics: heatlh professions, medical assistant