Community Partnerships

Nebraska Medicine

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing and Nebraska Medicine collaborate on multiple projects throughout the year to provide opportunities for faculty, students, and patients.

Charles Drew Health Center

The College of Nursing and Charles Drew Health Center continue to foster a partnership to provide opportunities for nursing faculty, students, and the patients of the health center. Charles Drew Health Center provides opportunities for faculty and students to provide direct services to patients, and the college assists with development and staffing of new Charles Drew programs.

All Care Health Center

All Care Health Center is a federally qualified health center located in Council Bluffs and offers a wide-range of services all under one roof. Patients can seek care from medical, dental and mental health practitioners and also access social services, legal aid, pharmacy, and many other services within All Care’s clinic. All Care’s approach to comprehensive medical services attempts to provide a one-stop-shop for its patients.

The College of Nursing is proud to partner with All Care in its mission to provide affordable, comprehensive, high quality health care to the entire community. Currently, College of Nursing faculty practice with All Care, providing obstetrical, acute, and psychiatric care, as well as school-based clinics. The Morehead Center for Nursing Practice is proud to partner with All Care to expand the health care center’s medial service offerings.

NeighborWorks

Neighborworks is a nation-wide organization focused on rekindling pride in neighborhoods by providing desirable, affordable single- and multi-family housing choices for a variety of individuals and families. In Omaha, Neighborworks has built several new properties which aim to ignite investment in North Omaha. Neighborworks is committed to building homes, fulfilling dreams, and enhancing communities with community partnerships.

Neighborworks, in collaboration with the College of Nursing and NP Dodge, provides screening events to low-income elders in the community. This partnership provides an educational opportunity for students to interact with elders in a community setting, as well as give high quality care to an underserved population.

Additional Partners

The College of Nursing partners with a variety of agencies and groups across the State of Nebraska to enhance nursing practice and bring high-quality patient-centered care to a variety of populations. Additional partners include: Bryan Health, Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska, Children’s Hospital and Physicians, Franklin County Hospital, Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department, NOVA Treatment Community, Veteran’s Administration of Iowa and Western Nebraska, and many others.

For additional information on community partnerships, or to inquire about the College of Nursing and potential partnerships, please contact the administrator for Transformational Practice and Partnerships Rick Helms, MSW, rick.helms@unmc.edu.