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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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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Nov. 9, 2022

Through specially designed programs, students are put into the role of patients to gain experience and learn how to provide an even higher level of care.

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Oct. 24, 2022

Nurse scientist brings her experience with laughter yoga and resiliency in the military to the UNLV School of Nursing.

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Oct. 4, 2022

Nursing Alumnus of the Year Robert J. Vadovic is as committed to mentoring fellow nurses as he is to helping patients.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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Dec. 1, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Put your finger on any part of the globe and chances are UNLV Nursing alumna Kathleen Cadman has been there.  She’s visited 137 countries on every continent and been to all 50 states. But her journeys are far more than just recreational. Cadman is an associate professor at Weber State University’…
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Nov. 17, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) A supportive environment for pregnant people is everything. UNLV Nursing graduate student Janice Enriquez knows this too well, specifically the importance of being guided through an unsure situation from her own experience. A first-generation college graduate working in a private OB-GYN practice, Enriquez…
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Oct. 27, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) There are many notable accolades for nurse educators, but few have the weight of the National League for Nursing. An organization that's existed since 1893, the NLN fosters professional and personal growth for nursing education in the United States. In addition to its numerous resources for leadership…

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Nov. 29, 2022
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) and Chad L. Cross (Public Health) co-authored “Relationships Among Rumination, Resilience, Mindfulness, and Perceived PTSD Symptoms in Military Veterans Returning to College: A Cross-Sectional Study,” which is published in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental…
Nov. 18, 2022
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) presented a podium presentation at the 2022 Annual International Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) in Louisville, Kentucky. The title of his presentation was “The Effect of a Mindfulness App Intervention on Race among Frontline Nurses Traumatized…

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