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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

People | June 17, 2019

June Cho of UNLV's School of Nursing moved to Las Vegas last year after more than 20 years on the East Coast, eager to discover what life is like in the West.

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Business and Community | May 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
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People | May 1, 2019

Health Care Administration and Policy professor Jay Shen works to increase understanding and use of palliative care among Asian-Americans.

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Campus News | March 11, 2019

Thirteen UNLV programs ranked within nation’s top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

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Business and Community | February 25, 2019

UNLV Nursing will use grant funds to develop continuing education and advanced training programs in high-need areas for Nevada nurses; school also growing undergrad programs to meet statewide need.

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Business and Community | February 22, 2019

UNLV nurse practitioner offers expertise after national task force releases new recommendation.

Nursing In The News

Daily Nurse
April 12, 2019

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has rewarded the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing with a $900,000 grant. UNLV will put the grant toward expanding new advanced training opportunities and continuing education for nurses.

April 4, 2019

An assistant professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is doing all that she can to help pregnant women get screened for perinatal depression. Marcia Clevesy, DNP, has been working at a Las Vegas clinic to improve screenings and documentation on a local level, particularly for postpartum depression.

The Advisory Board
April 2, 2019

University of Nevada-Las Vegas will increase the number of students in its nursing program from 56 to 76 per semester, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Michigan, Nevada, and Tennessee.

March 27, 2019

There's an elevated need for highly trained nurses in Nevada and initiatives will boost training opportunities for our state's existing nurse workforce, and expand admissions to UNLV's undergraduate program. UNLV's School of Nursing is raising the bar, to meet the demand.

March 20, 2019

If you are looking for a rewarding and lucrative career in healthcare, look no further than registered nursing in the state of Nevada. Not only are nurses in demand in the state, but they are paid handsomely as well. 

Hello Giggles
March 18, 2019

Pregnant women and new moms have to go to so many health checkups. But oftentimes, maternal mental health is overlooked. 

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Recent Nursing Accomplishments

July 11, 2019
Hyunhwa "Henna" Lee (Nursing) is a recipient of the 2019 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Research Grant for her research project, “Epigenetic Effects of Preinjury Adversity on Functional Disparities after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Asian and Pacific Islanders." In this study, she will identify peripheral epigenetic markers (blood and...
July 9, 2019
Rei Serafica (Nursing) recently was appointed to serve as an associate editor of the Journal of Transcultural Nursing (JTCN). JTCN is a peer-reviewed journal that offers nurses, educators, researchers, and practitioners theoretical approaches and current research findings that have direct implications for the delivery of culturally congruent...
June 28, 2019
June Cho and Jay Tan (both Nursing) recently were selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) for their extensive contributions to the field and for advancing health policy and practice. They were among 231 distinguished nurse leaders selected for the 2019 class of AAN fellows, which is considered by many the highest honor in...
June 27, 2019
Susan S. VanBeuge (Nursing) and former School of Nursing faculty member Marcia Clevesy have been named the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award winners for Nevada. This award recognizes outstanding achievements by nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates in each state who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice...
June 17, 2019
Rachell A. Ekroos (Nursing) and Sarah E. Shannon of Montana State University's College of Nursing are the authors of an article, "Forensic Medical Examinations: Imagining Justice," that has been selected as the Editor's Choice for the April/June issue of the Journal of Forensic Nursing. They explore the underlying assumptions that may contribute...
June 5, 2019
Rei Serafica and Nirmala Lekhak (both Nursing) and Tirth Bhatta (Sociology) co-authored an article, "Acculturation, Acculturative Stress and Resilience among Older Immigrants," in International Nursing Review. The aim of this study was to explore the interplay between acculturation, acculturative stress, and resilience, and their collective impact...