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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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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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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The UNLV professor, one of only 60 certified midwives in Nevada, explains the holistic approach to childbirth that nurse midwives bring to a medical setting.

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A $400,000 federal appropriation provides UNLV's Clinical Simulation Center with state-of-the-art resources for nursing students to hone their skills.

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Ladores, a leading pediatric nurse practitioner and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, begins her new role at UNLV on Sept. 1.

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Reimund Serafica (Nursing) has been selected and inducted as a new fellow to the American Academy of Nursing 2024. This prestigious recognition highlights Serafica's significant contributions to the field of nursing and his dedication to advancing health care through research, teaching, service,…
Associate professors Hannah Fraley and Candace W. Burton and assistant professor Clariana Vitoria Ramos de Oliveira (all Nursing) published their article, "Trauma-Informed Research With Emerging Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence," in the Sage Journal.  The article focuses on the…

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