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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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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May. 10, 2022

As she graduates through an accelerated program, Acacia Herndon is eager to join the nursing workforce with skills she honed as a nurse apprentice and as a researcher.

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May. 5, 2022

Launching the first free-standing birth center took years of lobbying by nurse midwife April Clyde.

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Apr. 11, 2022

A 2022 Outstanding Part-Time Instructor, Elizabeth “Hope” Hinchman helps nursing students put their book learning into practice.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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May. 5, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Every year, nursing students from across the country attend the National Student Nurses Association Convention.  The NSNA is a non-regulatory body that promotes exemplary nursing practices through the sharing of resolutions and ideas among student nurses. The organization fosters professional…
Apr. 21, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Spring 2022 is a historic semester for UNLV School of Nursing, as it will graduate its biggest class of students from the doctor of nursing practice program.  This semester, 19 students successfully defended their doctoral projects on topics as diverse as increasing awareness for HPV and enhancing…
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Mar. 31, 2022
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Student governments serve as groups tasked with discussing student issues and giving students a voice.  The same is true at UNLV School of Nursing. In Spring 2021, school leaders held elections for the first iteration of its Student Government.  Each undergraduate nursing level (1-4) voted on…

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May. 17, 2022
Ezra Needham (Nursing) has been accepted into the 2022-23 cohort of the UNLV Leadership Experience. The program is designed to foster new campus leaders with opportunities to enhance their skills and encourage more university participation.
May. 5, 2022
Chericka Reese-Martin (Nursing) has been selected for the VA nurse practitioner residence program. She currently is a doctoral student in the family nurse practitioner program.

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