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9 Things To Do After Getting Accepted Into College

Posted on Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College (NMC)! By now you have completed your application and received your acceptance packet. This is the moment you have been waiting for - all this college application stuff to be over, right?

The good news is you’re admitted. You can breathe a sigh of relief because no matter what you have a school to attend this fall.

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Topics: college, preparing for college, admissions

Is Vaping Bad For You?

Posted on Thu, Feb 20, 2020

The outbreak of a new epidemic is alarming across the United States. Everyone is looking to vaping as the possible culprit of a series of severe and fatal lung infections.

Vaping Defined

Vaping is the inhaling of a vapor produced by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette). An e-cigarette is a battery-powered device that heats a liquid (e-juice) to form vapors that are then inhaled.

Vaping is increasing in the high school population with the introduction of the Juul, which is typically the size of a flash drive and often filled with a pod of flavored e-juice.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping.

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Topics: wellbeing, community wellness, respiratory care

Online Doctor of Education Focuses on Public Health Policy

Posted on Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) is offering another Doctor of Education (EdD) track.

The Doctor of Education in Public Health Policy is the newest non-nursing doctorate offered by the college. It has the same benefits of the other EdD degree - online courses, sensible timeframe, no dissertation - but this one focuses on public health policy.

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Topics: healthcare education, new programs, online education, graduate programs, Doctor of Education

5 Things You Need To Know About Black History Month

Posted on Tue, Feb 11, 2020

This blog is brought to you by Nebraska Methodist College’s Social Justice and Inclusion Council. Formed in 2017, the Council’s mission is to foster a socially just and inclusive NMC community and establish full and equal participation in all student affairs. Since its inception, the council has facilitated implicit bias training, hosted speakers and conducting surveys in order to work towards its mission.

February 2020 marks the 94th anniversary of Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. To bring awareness to this designated month, the Council created a list of 5 things you need to know about Black History Month.

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Topics: just for fun, campus life

Why NMC's Online Doctorate Has No Dissertation

Posted on Fri, Feb 07, 2020

One of the most common questions about the doctoral programs at Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) relates to the scholarly doctoral capstone project. Many students are not familiar with a doctoral capstone and how it differs from the more traditional doctoral dissertation.

The answer is the type of research being conducted.

While a dissertation is original research with a goal to generate new knowledge, the doctoral capstone is translational research which ‘translates’ the research into practice through quality improvement or evidence based practiced initiatives.

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Topics: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education

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