Nebraska Methodist College baccalaureate nursing students took part in the Edna Fagan Pledging Ceremony today at St. Andrew United Methodist Church.Read More
“Should I go on to earn the next degree?”
This is a question you’ve likely asked yourself multiple times. But as healthcare evolves, the question nurses will confront isn’t if they should earn a degree, but which degree they should earn.Read More
As a nursing school that’s been operating for 125 years, we’ve heard just about everything, and even the most well-meaning nursing students tend to come in with the same handful of misconceptions.
It’s time to dispel those myths once and for all. The following are ten nursing myths that our own faculty reveal should no longer be a part of the conversation.Read More
There was a time when, to most people, the word “doctor” was interchangeable with “physician.” If you made a doctor’s appointment, it meant you were going in to see a physician.
That’s not always the case now. Today, a visit to the doctor could just as accurately be described as a visit to the nurse. Nurses are earning a DNP in record numbers, and with those doctorates comes an expanded role in patient care.Read More
It’s not just first-time freshmen who come to Nebraska Methodist College to earn their degrees in nursing. Our nursing school regularly accepts students from all walks of life, including those who have worked in another career for many years but choose a fresh start in the field of nursing.
If you’ve been contemplating a new career, there are many reasons why you might want to give nursing a closer look. Persons who embark on this path, especially those who do so later in life, discover fulfillment and enrichment in ways they never would have dreamed.Read More
More nurses than ever are finding enrichment by moving toward a career doing something they probably never expected: teaching.
The country needs nurses. Desperately. But in order to address the seriously problematic nursing shortage taking place across the nation, the country also needs people to teach those nurses. As such, nurse educators are highly in demand, and nurses young and old are flocking to these jobs for myriad reasons.Read More
You’ve been through college. Put in the time. Got through the NCLEX with flying colors.
But now, months or years removed from school, the idea of going back gets brought up. Maybe you’re seeing the numerous positions nurses can hold in modern healthcare, or perhaps you simply enjoyed the world of academia and love the idea of learning new things.Read More
Men in nursing are in the minority: They make up just 10 percent of the U.S. nursing population. So you can imagine that Jake, a student at Nebraska Methodist College who had dabbled in four different majors, took his parents by surprise when he announced, out of the blue, that he wanted to be a nurse.Read More
Abby's parents always wanted the best for their children – even if that meant making the tough decision to move from Mexico to El Paso, Texas, as undocumented immigrants when Abby was just six years old.
After several formative years, the family was deported to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Both Abby and her sister, Claudia, remember this as the lowest point in their educational careers.
"Going back to Mexico was our hardest journey. We were used to English and the American education system. We were in shock," said Claudia.Read More