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NMC Graduate Alex Belsky Is Passionate About Cardiovascular Sonography

Posted on Wed, Jan 24, 2018

“I chose this profession because of the importance of it. Cardiovascular sonographers are essentially the first line of defense for ruling out cardiac and vascular disease.”

During a recent workday at Methodist Hospital, Alex Belsky took part in a unique procedure that let him see the impact members of his profession can make.

“This one was an emergency situation,” said Alex. “The cardiologist needed ultrasound guidance to place a needle into the fluid-filled sac around a patient’s heart to draw off excess fluid.”

The procedure was a success, and the story illustrates how cardiovascular sonography is an integral part of healthcare.

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Topics: alumni spotlight, health professions, sonography

Setting the Record Straight: You CAN Come to NMC Right After High School

Posted on Wed, Nov 08, 2017

The biggest misconception about Nebraska Methodist College is that students can't go here right after graduating from high school.

You’ve heard it. We’ve heard it. It’s out there.

But it's just not true.

While we do make it super easy for students to transfer in, we also know how to roll out the red carpet for first-time college students.

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Topics: student life, college, health professions, nursing, admissions

MSN Grad Now Teaching Next Generation of Nurses

Posted on Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Beth Hultquist graduated from Nebraska Methodist College in May 2009 with a Master of Science in Nursing through the nurse educator track.

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Topics: nurse education, alumni spotlight, health professions, 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

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

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: health professions, medical assistant

NMC Faculty Member Sue Korth Makes Becker's Hospital Review List of 130 Top Women Leaders

Posted on Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Dr. Sue Korth teaches in our Healthcare Operations Management program and has been a member of the Nebraska Methodist College family since the program's inception. The following was posted previously on MHS Employee Connections:

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Topics: faculty spotlight, health professions, leadership

Bachelor’s Popularity Skyrockets in Respiratory Care Field

Posted on Wed, Nov 23, 2016

For years, the entry point and the typical education among Respiratory Care practitioners has remained the Associate’s degree.

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Topics: allied health career, health professions, respiratory care

Stay in the Game with a Physical Therapist Assistant Degree

Posted on Mon, Sep 26, 2016

A physical therapist assistant degree is the perfect fit for student athletes.

Very few people will have the opportunity to play professional sports. For most, that means the world of athletics ends at the high school or collegiate level.

A PTA Associate’s degree, however, enables you to remain a part of that world for decades to come. You regularly interact with people of all shapes and sizes, even fellow athletes, to help them recover from whatever injuries they’ve sustained.

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Topics: healthcare education, health professions, physical therapist assistant