Nurse Leaders Begin Here

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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Academic Programs

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Community Nursing

Through community partnerships, nursing students and faculty make an impact across the valley.

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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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Alumni Engagement

Once a rebel nurse, always a rebel nurse. Explore exciting ways to stay connected to UNLV Nursing through mentorship, leadership, and other opportunities.

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Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19

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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May. 26, 2022

Through a community partnership, the UNLV School of Nursing helps address loss through online support groups.

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May. 24, 2022

UNLV nursing lecturer ups student engagement through classroom gamification.

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May. 10, 2022

As she graduates through an accelerated program, Acacia Herndon is eager to join the nursing workforce with skills she honed as a nurse apprentice and as a researcher.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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May. 25, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) There is no one way to grieve, to process your emotions and thoughts through tragedy and loss.  But there are many ways to find support to guide your through dark days. This year, UNLV School of Nursing partnered with local non-profit Adam’s Place for a series of virtual support groups for…
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May. 5, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Every year, nursing students from across the country attend the National Student Nurses Association Convention.  The NSNA is a non-regulatory body that promotes exemplary nursing practices through the sharing of resolutions and ideas among student nurses. The organization fosters professional…
Apr. 21, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Spring 2022 is a historic semester for UNLV School of Nursing, as it will graduate its biggest class of students from the doctor of nursing practice program.  This semester, 19 students successfully defended their doctoral projects on topics as diverse as increasing awareness for HPV and enhancing…

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May. 24, 2022
Six UNLV Nursing students have been named to the board of the Nevada Nursing Student Association. They are: Michelle Moriarty, vice president Marielle Cuenca, secretary Lidia Gebersiassie, community outreach director Nikole Taylor, president Alessandra Baldono, treasurer Kate Katigbak,…
May. 17, 2022
Ezra Needham (Nursing) has been accepted into the 2022-23 cohort of the UNLV Leadership Experience. The program is designed to foster new campus leaders with opportunities to enhance their skills and encourage more university participation.

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