Nursing (Graduate)

Nursing Students Travel to London to Compare Healthcare Systems

With the current state of our country’s healthcare system and it unknown changes, Nebraska Wesleyan University’s nursing professors looked to valuable teaching opportunities for their undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

“Our healthcare system is in a state of flux with many opinions as to how we should deliver care to all people in our country,” said Molly Fitzke, professor and director of NWU’s nursing programs.

Among the teaching moments was an opportunity to lead the program on its first study abroad trip to London.

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Lunch & Learn to Address Human Trafficking and Nursing

Sue Gabriel, a certified sexual assault nurse, certified forensic nurse and nursing professor at Nebraska Wesleyan, will discuss "How Human Trafficking Impacts Nursing" at an upcoming Lunch & Learn.

The Lunch & Learn will be held Thursday, July 7 at CHI Health St Elizabeth and is open to all CHI Health-affiliated nurses. Gabriel will speak from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. and again from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. The event will be held in the Rose Room. Lunch will be provided.

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Tuition Discount Available to CHI Health Employees

Beginning this fall, Nebraska Wesleyan University will offer discounted tuition to CHI Health employees who enroll in RN to BSN or MSN and MSN/MBA classes.

NWU Adult and Graduate programs offer working adults accelerated programs in Lincoln, Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa. All CHI Health-affiliated nurses receive a tuition discount of $15 per credit hour. Tuition rates with the discount are:

  • RN to BSN — $285
  • MSN and MSN/MBA — $385

Learn more here about NWU's programs, classes, tuition and locations.

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Building Resilience: NWU Grad Reflects on her Role in Treating Ebola Patients

Last September the country’s attention turned to Omaha, Nebraska, when the University of Nebraska Medical Center was asked to care for an American doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus. It was one of a handful of medical facilities in the country designated to treat Ebola patients.

And behind the scenes was Michelle Schwedhelm, director of the Biocontainment Patient Care Unit located inside The Nebraska Medical Center. After years of training for possible Ebola treatment, the situation was real and Schwedhelm was responsible for making sure all plans worked.

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