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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

How to Select an RN to BSN Program

Posted on Tue, Dec 10, 2019

As a registered nurse, the decision to go back to school can be daunting. You've already worked hard to earn your Registered Nurse (RN) license, and that's a big accomplishment. 

If you're looking for next steps, earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is a great move. There's a push to make the BSN the standard entry for nursing. Many hospitals and health systems are following suit by requiring their nurses to have bachelor's degrees. 

The idea of going back for your BSN is an excellent choice and will set you up for a world of opportunities, including greater access to jobs, promotions and better pay to name a few.

Nebraska Methodist College put together a list of questions to help you research RN to BSN programs and find the one that is the best fit for you!

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Topics: healthcare education, RN to BSN, online education

National Nurse Practitioner Week is November 10-16

Posted on Fri, Nov 15, 2019

The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will be showcased November 10-16, 2019, as NPs across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National Nurse Practitioner Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number more than 270,000 strong with an additional 28,700 new NPs completing their academic programs in 2018.

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Topics: healthcare education, National Nurse Practitioner Week, online education

Why Peggy Dyer Went Back for Her BSN – 37 Years Later

Posted on Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Peggy Dyer, 63, graduated from a diploma nursing program in western Nebraska in 1976, the same year Apple Computer was founded, the original “Rocky” debuted in movie theaters, and gasoline cost a whopping 59 cents a gallon.

Peggy has a message for any RN wondering if it’s too late or too hard to go back to school for a BSN degree:

“If I can do it, you can!”

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Topics: nurse education, RN to BSN, nursing, online education, bachelor's degree

Why Get the RN to BSN Degree?

Posted on Tue, Feb 19, 2019

If you’re a diploma- or associate degree-prepared RN wondering if you can and should go back to school to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, here’s the short answer: YES.

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Topics: nurse education, college, RN to BSN, nursing, online education, bachelor's degree

ACE Grad on Men in Nursing and Returning for DNP

Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2019

 

More than 750,000 readers of USA Today had the chance to see NMC alumnus and returning graduate student Troy Beekman, BSN, RN, CCRN, in print in the recent supplemental insert “Men in Human Services” from Mediaplanet.

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Topics: nurse education, nursing, online education, graduate programs

7 Reasons Why Now Is the Time to Get Your MSN

Posted on Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Attention, RNs and BSNs: Getting your MSN has never been more convenient, cost-effective, career-boosting, and important for you, your patients, and your profession.

While there are dozens of great reasons to go back to school for your MSN, here are seven of the most significant.

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Topics: nurse education, nursing, online education, graduate programs

Special Delivery to Indiana: NMC Informatics Diploma Via RV

Posted on Mon, Jul 16, 2018

NMC Informatics Director Debborah “Debb” Adams (MSN 2016, BSN) loves to teach. She also loves to travel the country, meeting new people and visiting new places. What’s her favorite way of travel? In the comfort of the 24-foot recreational vehicle she nicknamed 2BEEZ after the unique spelling of her first name.

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Topics: online education, graduate programs, staff spotlight

New Online EdD Program: No Dissertation, Sensible Timeframe

Posted on Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Nebraska Methodist College is expanding its doctoral offerings once again, this time, with an education that focuses on, well, education.

The Doctor of Education is the first non-nursing doctorate offered by our college, and careful thought went into making this program stand out. Our commitment to excellence extends far beyond nursing, touching all facets of the healthcare experience, including the management and higher education levels.

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Topics: new programs, online education, graduate programs

Online CNA Program Puts Hybrid Spin On Entry to Healthcare

Posted on Fri, Sep 02, 2016

For years, the Certified Nursing Assistant program at Nebraska Methodist College has provided hundreds of students with the perfect entry point into the medical field. But we were always limited by geography due to the on-campus nature of the program.

That’s about to change. For the first time ever, our CNA program is available in an online hybrid format.

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Topics: new programs, CNA, online education

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