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NMC and Community Partners Raise Lead Poisoning Awareness

Posted on Thu, Oct 27, 2016

We previously covered the incredible lead testing efforts being undertaken by Nebraska Methodist College and its students. That work continued this week in a big way.

This past Monday, NMC partnered with an array of organizations throughout the community to bring lead poisoning awareness to the forefront of conversation in Omaha and, hopefully, throughout the country as a whole.

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Topics: community outreach, Center for Health Partnerships, community wellness

NMC Lead Testing Initiative Fills Important Void In Omaha

Posted on Tue, Apr 26, 2016

The Center for Health Partnerships (CfHP) branch of Nebraska Methodist College is always on the lookout for ways to improve the health status of members of the community.

Recently, the CfHP developed a program that aims to fill a crucial gap in healthcare access and education in a large portion of the Omaha metro area. Lead poisoning continues to threaten children and families in their own backyards, but for years, there hasn’t been an organization that has gone out into the community to offer testing services to kids in need.

That all changed over the past couple months. We’re proud to announce that, through a partnership with the Douglas County Health Department, Nebraska Methodist College will now operate eastern Nebraska’s only mobile lead testing unit.

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Topics: community outreach, Center for Health Partnerships, community wellness

How NMC’s Immersion Trips Round Out Your College Experience

Posted on Thu, May 21, 2015

Textbooks, tests, notes:  What you learn in your college classroom is essential, but the educational experiences that shape you outside the classroom could potentially be even more important. Not every aspect of healthcare can be summed up in a lecture or a set of multiple-choice questions.

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Topics: community outreach, service learning, Center for Health Partnerships

NMC Students Participate in "The Waiting Room" Discussion

Posted on Mon, Apr 08, 2013

On Tuesday, January 29th, the Center for Health Partnerships collaborated with Film Streams, a non-profit cinema, to present a sold-out screening and discussion of director Peter Nicks’ acclaimed health care documentary, The Waiting Room.

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Topics: healthcare education, healthcare reform, Center for Health Partnerships

National Public Health Week Observed on NMC Campus

Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2013

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Topics: community outreach, Center for Health Partnerships

NMC Mobile Diabetes Center: Vehicle for Health and Learning

Posted on Tue, Feb 12, 2013

The impact of the Mobile Diabetes Center stretches beyond the health benefits it provides to those in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Nebraska Methodist College students use the center as a vehicle to gain experience in the field while working alongside nursing faculty.

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Topics: community outreach, Center for Health Partnerships