Rebel Nursing Notes

Rebel Nursing Notes

UNLV School of Nursing strives to share stories across the nursing profession. From current issues to faculty and student achievements and research, "Rebel Nursing Notes" is here to inform and promote what it means to be a nursing leader.

  • UNLV Faculty with fellow APRNs
    Photo Credit: Dr. Susan VanBeuge
    Dec. 31, 2019
    By: Susan VanBeuge, DNP-APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP Associate Professor     The last decade of advanced practice nursing Nevada has been exciting, remarkable, and full of change. The biggest change has been the impact on access to care for the citizens of the state. Before the decade began, many nurse leaders were working towards advanced practice nurses having the ability to work to their...
  • Dec. 18, 2019
      We are so proud of you. We all know firsthand how difficult it is to successfully complete nursing school and YOU did it! Congratulations! We also know how many sacrifices you and your loved ones have made during this time. So a big thank you to those who have loved and supported you during this time. We thank you for supporting them so that they can grow and be a better version of...
  • Dec. 16, 2019
    Before starting nursing school, William Gangozo was on the UNLV Bowling Team and got to travel around the country competing. Being a part of the bowling team has helped him in nursing school. "Collaborating with my peers has helped me realize how every person brings a unique aspect to the table. It isn't about raw talent, but rather how well a group of people can work together to push each other...
  • Dec. 5, 2019
      Alumna Rachel Brown graduated from our BSN program in December 2009 and was recently promoted within the Nevada Air National Guard to the rank of Major and Chief Nurse! In this role, she supervises over 55 medics and nurses. Over the last ten years, Rachel has worked in various areas to get where she is today, including ICU, NICU and outpatient surgery center. She has had many wonderful...
  • Nov. 27, 2019
      By: Barbara St. Pierre Schneider, PhD, RN, FAAN Research Professor of Nursing     As we honor our military service members in November, I would like to describe a life-saving military health intervention provided by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), en route care, to care for our wounded soldiers and how the research at the UNLV School of Nursing (SoN) aims to deepen our...
  • Nov. 18, 2019
      Everyone who knows me knows that I’m directionally challenged. I get lost easily. . . and often. My husband says that the only time my sense of direction works is when there’s shopping involved. As a young child, Kirby would ask, “Mom, are we lost?” My answer was always, “Nope, we’re on an adventure!” And every time we were on an adventure, we always discovered something we didn’t know...
  • Nov. 18, 2019
      As a leader in nursing education, UNLV's School of Nursing is always on the go. Our influence reaches far and wide through our students, alumni, faculty and staff. Rebel Nursing Notes will be a stage to document a few of our adventures. We hope this will be a place to inspire and educate, as well as showcase the amazing things that transpire in the School of Nursing community....