Nurse Leaders Begin Here

Our mission is to advance the science of health and healthcare by preparing nurse clinicians, educators, leaders, and researchers to optimize health equity and wellness of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The School of Nursing promotes, improves, and innovates nursing through interdisciplinary and transformational education, scholarship, practice, and community engagement.

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Community Nursing

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

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Research

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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Vital Views

Take vital nursing and health information on the go with UNLV Nursing's award-winning* podcast. Vital Views provides a multitude of valuable nursing-related content, from national trends to nursing school tips; from interpersonal skills to technological changes; and from research to personal stories.

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*In 2022, Vital Views received a Pinnacle Award from the Las Vegas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America in the webcasts/podcasts category.

Nurse Newsmakers

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UNLV’s online bachelor’s in psychology, master’s programs in nursing rank among the nation's top 20; university nets four top 100 rankings. 

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UNLV Nursing's Dean Imelda Reyes shares a look into her professional journey ahead of her Dec. 4 talk.

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Nursing's Alumna of the Year opens free-standing birth center to provide a home-like environment for women in labor.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) Nurses serve all walks of life with compassion, but not all nurses were afforded the same treatment. For decades, many African Americans were discouraged from nursing or discriminated against in the field. Despite this adversity, Black nurses persevered and fought to provide skillful and sympathetic care to those…

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Accomplishments

Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing), Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), and Joel Snyder (Psychology) collaborated with other collegues to publish "Meditation, Compassionate Love, and Mental Health in Later Life." This study underscores the need for contemplative interventions that foster compassionate love to improve…
Angela Silvestri-Elmore, Kayla Sullivan, Esmeralda Clark, Jennifer Pfannes, Natalie Spitler, Necole Leland, Kathi Thimsen, Roseann Colosimo, and Janelle Willis (all Nursing) published an article in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice titled, "Creation of a holistic admissions review…

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