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School of Nursing News

The School of Nursing educates nurses at the undergraduate and graduate levels to meet health care needs in Nevada and beyond. The School of Nursing promotes, improves, and sustains human health through evidence-based education and advances in research and practice.

Current Nursing News

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Campus News | June 11, 2020

A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.

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Campus News | June 4, 2020

School of Nursing grad student Erika Kimble finds success as an entrepreneur in the dermatology field.

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Campus News | May 21, 2020

Innaugural group's work on Community Congestive Heart Failure Program derailed by coronavirus.

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Campus News | May 19, 2020

As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.

People | May 7, 2020

The nurse practitioner uses lifestyle education to help patients and their families help each other.

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People | May 1, 2020

Alumna Ashley Juste credits her time in nursing school for building a sense of commitment to serve.

Nursing In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 8, 2020

Mark StHilaire knew he had high blood pressure when he was diagnosed with COVID-19, but he didn’t realize that the underlying health condition put him at risk of serious complications from the disease.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 2, 2020

UNLV School of Nursing posted to its twitter page today that students are supporting the community and have bought water, medical kits and snacks for protesters.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 26, 2020

Pandemic pressure and stress are being blamed for people’s declining mental health. Recent studies have found more than 40% of Americans fall into that category and the impacts may linger long after COVID-19.

El Tiempo
May 6, 2020

There may never have been another point (at least in our generation) where the work, sacrifices, and impact of nurses and other health workers were more obvious to so many people than now.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 6, 2020

There may never have been another point — at least in our lifetimes — when the work, sacrifices and impact of nurses, and other health care workers, were more obvious to so many people than now.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 6, 2020

America calls our medical workers heroes, but their sacrifice to save lives goes far beyond the walls of a hospital.

Nursing Experts

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An expert in mental health nursing. 
An expert in chronic pain.
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Recent Nursing Accomplishments

July 2, 2020
Amy Glasofer, Catherine Dingley, and Andrew Thomas Reyes (all Nursing) published an article, “Medication Decision Making Among African American Caregivers of Children with ADHD: A Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Attention Disorders. The article was published online in June ahead of print. Glasofer is a doctoral student.
June 17, 2020
Hyunhwa 'Henna' Lee (Nursing) and her interdisciplinary team authored an article, “Long-Term Impact of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries on Multiple Functional Outcomes and Epigenetics: A Pilot Study with College Students,” in Applied Sciences for the Special Issue Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring in Occupational Medicine. The aim of this study was...
June 12, 2020
Mary D. Bondmass (Nursing) and Sarah Mollman, '18 PhD Nursing, are the authors of "Intentional Learning: A Student-centered Pedagogy," which appears in the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.  
June 11, 2020
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) was awarded a Zeta Kappa-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International grant of $2,500 for the research project titled “Coping with Coronavirus Pandemic Study” for the period of May 2020 to April 2021.
May 20, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) published an article, “Matters of HEARTS: Health, Experience of Abuse, Resilience, Technology Use, and Safety of Older Adults,” in the Educational Gerontology Journal.
May 18, 2020
KellyAnn Garthe and Catherine Dingley (both Nursing), along with Michael Johnson of Nevada State College, recently published their paper, “A Historical and Contemporary Literature Review of Rejection Sensitivity in Marginalized Populations” in the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Their paper synthesized the literature on...