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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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Nursing Recognition Ceremony

Please join us for our Fall 2021 School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony for our graduating students. You can watch the ceremony live on December 15th, 2021 starting at 4:00 p.m.

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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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Nov. 17, 2021

Sometimes, you can only learn by doing. Here are five labs around campus where experience is the best teacher.

Nov. 16, 2021

Small-town medicine offers nurse practitioners like Marie Peterson

Nov. 9, 2021

What started as a way to cope with anxiety turned into a lifestyle, one that nursing undergrad Carly Chang is hoping to share with others.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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Patricia Benner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dec. 2, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) To say Dr. Patricia Benner is known in the nursing world may be an understatement.  After all, how many nurses...
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Nursing student Gabriela Cervantes (center) poses with coordinators at Latinos in Medicine event.
Nov. 4, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Nurses don’t have to be in a hospital to make a positive impact.  One of the fundamental lessons taught at UNLV...
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Oct. 21, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) In stressful times, UNLV Nursing undergraduate student Carly Chang turned to yoga.  What started as a way to...

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Nov. 30, 2021
Angela Amar (Nursing) was one of the featured speakers at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity Symposium. The virtual November event focuses on advanced diversity and building more inclusive learning environments to help address health care inequities.
Nov. 18, 2021
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from St. Ambrose University College of Health and Human Services in Davenport, Iowa in October. This award recognizes a graduate who exemplifies the mission of St. Ambrose through outstanding leadership, scholarship, or community service.

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