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An expert on obesity and cardiovascular disease.
An expert on the effects of violence.
An expert in chronic pain.
An expert in nursing education.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNLV degree program in top 20 for sixth consecutive year.
Amar brings program leadership and innovation from previous roles at Emory University and Boston College; she will begin Jan. 1.
Nursing In The News
UNLV has climbed four spots in the annual ranking of best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News &World Report.
Nevada has long struggled to help people with mental illnesses and the state, like many areas of the country, is struggling with the opioid crisis. But could both of those problems be addressed with technology from the 50s?
Less than a year ago, 74-year-old Roosevelt Bennett’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had progressed to the point that he says he didn’t get out of bed at night to go to the bathroom for fear the exertion would make him “run out of air and die.”
At the private practice where Susan VanBeuge works as a nurse practitioner, she and the practice’s physician complement each other. The physician, who often takes on a more clinical demeanor, introduces the nurse as the patient’s advocate and champion.
No nurse — in fact, no patient, no wide-eyed puppy, no sentient creature anywhere — should ever have to face Dr. Sandy Beirle when she’s looking for missing lab results. Take Caitlin Bagwell, a student at the UNLV school of nursing, who recently walked into an examination room and offered Beirle an innocent “Good morning.”