Kayla Sullivan, DNP, RN
Assistant Professor and DEMSN/2nd BSN Degree Program Lead
Dr. Kayla Sullivan currently teaches in the UNLV School of Nursing undergraduate program. She also serves as faculty advisor for SON’s Accelerated Second Degree Bachelor in Nursing program.
Dr. Sullivan’s clinical experience includes adult emergency medicine, adult intensive care, outpatient surgery, and inpatient perioperative nursing.
Dr. Sullivan has taught courses in medical-surgical, geriatric intermediate care, critical care and nutrition.
In 2021, Dr. Sullivan earned her DNP from UNLV. Previously, she earned her MSN from Chamberlain University in Illinois and her BSN from Marian University in Indianapolis.
Research or Scholarship
Dr. Sullivan’s current research focus is on workplace violence in the emergency department, nurse safety, nurse perception of violence, and nurse confidence in managing violent patients/visitors.
Awards, recognitions, or group affiliations
Dr. Sullivan is a member of both the Emergency Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.