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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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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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Nurse Newsmakers

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Jul. 27, 2021

Three daughters of UNLV nursing alums following in their parents' footsteps.

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Jul. 15, 2021

UNLV's Nurse Camp lets local high schoolers get hands on with the job and learn from current students what an education in nursing has to offer.

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Jun. 22, 2021

Former dean Carolyn Sabo, who helped oversee nursing evolve from department to its own school, retires after 37 years at UNLV.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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Jul. 22, 2021
By Kathleen Thimsen, DNP, MSN, ET/WOCN, FNS (Associate Professor, Director – Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program) When we hear about wound management, images like band-aids or dressing changes...
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Jul. 8, 2021
By Susan VanBeuge, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Professor in Residence) What is burnout? It’s a term that’s thrown out quite often, especially during the last...
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Jul. 1, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV Communications & Outreach Specialist) CPR.  Stop the Bleed training. These are just a few hallmarks of UNLV School of Nursing's Nurse Camp, which returns...

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Jul. 30, 2021
Reimund Serafica (Nursing) was named the new onsite director for community engagement and outreach core at UNLV for the CTR-IN Program. He will help support investigators in the Mountain West and provide essential input into health disparity research areas and their prioritization.
Jul. 26, 2021
Mary D. Bondmass (Nursing) gave a podium presenation titled "An Evidence-based Intervention to Address Students’ Understanding of Assignments and Improve Faculty Teaching Evaluation Scores" at the Sigma's 32nd Internation Research Congress held virtually July 21-23.  The congress was scheduled to be held this year in Singapore but was changed to...

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