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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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Sep. 16, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) September 16th is UNLV School of Nursing Day.  That isn't a holiday SON made up for themselves; it's an official...
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Sep. 9, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) How do we manage pain? Is there one method better than others? Can pain just be in our heads? September is Pain...
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Aug. 19, 2021
By Joseph Gaccione (UNLV School of Nursing Associate Director of Communications) Alyssa Macleod and Nicholas Curry are about to transition from nursing students to registered nurses.  First,...

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Sep. 20, 2021
Joseph Janakes, Frank Akpati, and Angela Sojobi (all Nursing) all successfully defended their doctorates in Nursing Dissertations.  Their topics were as follows: Joseph Janakes: “The Effects of Real-Time Computerized Needle Tip Location Feedback on State Anxiety and Immediate Performance of Simulated Ultrasound-Guided Regional...
Sep. 16, 2021
Steven Palazzo (Nursing) recently presented at the Academy of Forensic Nursing's special webinar event on "Leading Working Violence Prevention Efforts Enacted by Patients and Visitors."  During the event, attendees learned common factors leading to physical assaults and strategies to prevent and recover from workplace violence, including...

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