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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

7 Reasons to Pursue an MBA In Healthcare

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Healthcare is a business.

It’s a unique business, one that’s primarily about helping people in need but that also relies on revenue. Because of that, the healthcare world needs leaders who are capable of addressing challenges at a system level while still making an impact on individuals at the patient level.

Nebraska Methodist College recently unveiled its online MBA in Healthcare program, which will debut this fall. This didn’t occur by happenstance.

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Topics: new programs, health professions, online education, MBA

APRNs: Why The Time Is Right to Earn Your DNP

Posted on Mon, Mar 07, 2016

As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, you may feel like you’ve already reached a comfortable spot within your profession. So why is it more important than ever that you complete your education with the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree?

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Topics: nurse education, nursing, online education

The Language of Care: The Sign Language Minor at NMC

Posted on Mon, Nov 09, 2015

In a 2010 article in Nursing Standard entitled “Deaf Patient Showed Me Value of Two-Way Communication,” a nursing student in Great Britain, Marie Anne Smith, described a meaningful, caring encounter with a patient with a hearing disability.

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Topics: nurse education, online education

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