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  • Dedicated Education Unit

    Student nurses receive hands-on training within the Dedicated Education Units at Summerlin and Spring Valley Hospitals – the only units of their kind in Nevada.

  • Professor VanBeuge Named Healthcare Hero

    Nevada Business magazine named Assistant Professor Susan VanBeuge the 2014 Healthcare Hero in the community partner category. She is the sixth faculty member to earn the publication's accolade.

  • Clinical Simulation Center

    Student nurses practice skills, receive hands-on training, and interact with standardized patients at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, the largest of its kind west of the Mississippi.

  • Top Ranked Online Program

    UNLV School of Nursing earned a spot among the country’s top 10 percent of online graduate nursing programs according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report of best online graduate degree programs.

  • Research

    The school is part of a $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health focused on putting clinical health research into practice, and addressing regional health concerns. Associate Dean for Research Jillian Inouye is the director of the Clinical Research, Education, Mentoring and Career Development Key Core Activity.