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Our mission is to educate 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.

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Research discoveries help preserve and promote the health and wellness of Nevadans and the future of nursing education, with an enhanced focus on health issues associated with an urban environment and sustainability.

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UNLV is committed to safely providing education and promoting a healthy environment that supports the well-being of our students, faculty and staff.

Nurse Newsmakers

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Apr. 6, 2021

Here's why members of the campus community are excited to receive the new vaccine.

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Apr. 2, 2021

Student spreading the word about nursing education and training on his growing YouTube channel.

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Mar. 30, 2021

Nursing alumna Tabitha Lustig opened a new clinic in Washington barely a week before the pandemic first broke on U.S. shores in that state.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

Stop Workplace Violence
Apr. 15, 2021
By Kayla Sullivan (SON Lecturer & Clinical Instructor, DNP Graduate Student) Note: April marks Workplace Violence Awareness Month, a yearly observance for a rampant issue in many industries...
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Apr. 1, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Communications & Outreach Specialist) Nicolas Sanchez is new to nursing school but not to college life. The Level 1 UNLV School of Nursing student is...
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Mar. 18, 2021
BY UNLV School of Nursing Faculty, Students, & Staff For some of us, the past year doesn't feel so long ago.  The conditions brought upon by the coronavirus outbreak are still largely in...

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Apr. 20, 2021
Nikule Abel (Nursing) earned a scholarship to attend the Nurses in Washington Internship. The event is sponsored by the Nursing Organizations Alliance and gives nurses a chance to see how to influence health care via legislation and regulation. Abel, who is a student, will get to meet with Congresswoman Susie Lee of Nevada, among other lawmakers,...
Apr. 15, 2021
Monica Arebalos (Medicine), who is an MD candidate, was asked an unexpected number of questions about her recently published paper on sex trafficking red flags, "Sex Trafficking Red Flags: Confirming Presentation Patterns and Childhood Adversity Risk Factors," during her match interviews with emergency room departments around the country. The ER...

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