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.

Future Students

Join UNLV School of Nursing as we honor our graduating undergraduate and doctoral students at our Summer 2022 Recognition Ceremony August 25th at 4 p.m.

Recognition Ceremony

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 Podcast

Take vital health information on the go with UNLV Nursing's podcast, available wherever you subscribe to podcasts.

Nurse Newsmakers

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Aug. 3, 2022

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

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Aug. 1, 2022

UNLV midwifery experts’ analysis proves maternal health benefits of burgeoning labor and delivery method.

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Jul. 26, 2022

UNLV nursing student fills in on the Cirque du Soliel stage when he's not in class.

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Rebel Nursing Notes

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Aug. 4, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) Recently, three members of UNLV School of Nursing’s student government worked together to donate money to victims of the May 2022 supermarket mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. Through something as simple as a bake sale, students Cynthia Schofield, Natalie Solano, and Gabriela Cervantes not only helped those in…
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Jul. 19, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) Dr. Du Feng serves the UNLV School of Nursing as both a health researcher and professor teaching nurse research and statistics. Having received her degree in Quantitative Psychology, Feng has expertise in research methodology and data analysis. Though specializing in statistics, Feng found an interest in…
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Jul. 7, 2022
By Hayden Burfitt (UNLV School of Nursing Student Worker - Communications) The responsibilities that come with nursing school can make it difficult to find time for personal commitments. Between classes, clinicals, and studying, students can struggle to fit extracurricular and recreational activities into their schedule. Two groups of UNLV nursing students, however, are making an…

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Jul. 27, 2022
Jennifer Kawi, Andrew Thomas Reyes, and Reimund Serafica (all Nursing) presented at the 33rd International Nursing Research Congress in Scotland. Their topic was about digital health care interventions in research used to evaluate clinical outcomes and how they apply to global nursing knowledge.…
Jul. 18, 2022
Lisa Nicholas (Nursing) successfully defended her doctoral dissertation to earn her ED.D from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences. Her dissertation topic was "Foundational Skills before Clinical: Building Early Confidence in Novice Nursing Students."

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