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 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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Nurse Newsmakers

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Sep. 7, 2022

A trio PhD grads serendipitously end up at the same university and use their leadership positions to facilitate big changes.

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Aug. 16, 2022

From mom to son to grandson, UNLV has offered the Therrien-Petersen family a career that spans the generations.

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Aug. 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

Sep. 15, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) As syphilis rates rise in Nevada, UNLV Nursing and the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) set out to improve syphilis education and prevention. In Fall 2021, second semester UNLV nursing students participated in a community program to bring new information on treating syphilis to the attention of healthcare…
Aug. 18, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) “Summer camp” often brings to mind hiking, sports, and picnics, but what about administering medication, applying first aid, and learning CPR? At UNLV, intrepid youth ditched the bug spray and shorts for antiseptics and scrubs as they studied the skills and duties of nurses at Nurse Camp. Summer 2022 marked UNLV…
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Aug. 11, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) Many UNLV students study in the library, but Diana Mangubat takes her classes in the mountains. Although she started her education in Las Vegas, she is finishing her efforts in Aviano, Italy. Mangubat is a graduate student pursuing her master’s degree in Nurse Education, attending UNLV online from her home…

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Sep. 15, 2022
Jacqueline Killian (Nursing) recently presented a poster at the Military Health System Research Symposium. The topic was, "Improving Resiliency in U.S. Air Force Healthcare Personnel."
Sep. 13, 2022
Angela Amar (Nursing) was recognized for community leadership at the 2022 Asian American Group Community Awards Gala.

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