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Poverty Simulation - Fall 2022 Preview (With Minnie Wood and Jill Racicot)

What is a poverty simulation? For starters, it's not a game. But it is a unique, hands-on way our nursing (and other health) students are learning how to be more empa...

Nursing Shortages Part 2: The Educator Perspective (With Dr. Angela Silvestri-Elmore)

Nursing shortages are causing issues for hospitals across the country, including Southern Nevada, but while COVID-19 made the situation worse, shortages have existed f...

A Deep Dive into Water Births (With Dr. Jennifer Vanderlaan)

What is water immersion, and how could this process help more women through labor and delivery? Dr. Jennifer Vanderlaan, UNLV Nursing professor and maternal health exp...

The Science of Military Nursing (With Dr. Jacqueline Killian)

New UNLV Nursing Professor and recently retired Colonel Jacqueline Killian was among a select group of nurse scientists in the United States Air Force. Now that she's...

Nurse Camp 2022 Debrief (With Kimaria Samuel and Jennifer Pfannes)

BONUS EPISODE ALERT! Nurse Camp 2022 is in the books, but how did we do? In our first of two interviews, we speak with a camper who traveled across the country just to...

Understanding Grief (With Dr. Paul Thomas Clements)

August 30th, 2022 is National Grief Awareness Day. UNLV Nursing Professor in Residence and clinical specialist Paul Thomas Clements explains whether there is a correct...

Final Semester Memories - Summer 2022 (With Ehdzky Ray-Manzano)

It took Ehdzky-Ray Manzano multiple attempts to get into nursing school, but once he did, he made the most of his experience. On the cusp of graduating, he shares how ...

Final Semester Memories - Summer 2022 (With Casey Yamane)

Undergraduate Casey Yamane is ready to shed the student label as she approaches graduation this August. From her familial experience that prepped her for a future in ...

Innovations in Nursing - PRN Alerts (With Barrister Perez)

UNLV Nursing graduate student and Las Vegas nurse Barrister Perez explains how through technological research, he helped his hospital solve a recurring issue among his...

The State of Nursing in Nevada (With Governor Steve Sisolak)

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak sits down with UNLV Nursing to discuss trending topics in Nevada nursing, including why Nevada would benefit from joining the Nursing Lic...

Final Semester Memories - Summer 2022 (With Gabriela Cervantes)

Gabriela Cervantes is one of 74 nursing students set to graduate at the end of the Summer 2022 semester. She shares what motivated her to pursue nursing, how she manag...

Nursing Shortages Part 1: A View From the Frontlines (With Billy Luzong and Gabriel Wan)

Nursing shortages are currently causing issues in Southern Nevada and beyond, but while COVID-19 made the situation worse, shortages have existed for decades before. ...

The Prevalence of Forced Organ Harvesting (With Dr. Kathleen Thimsen)

Forensic nursing can help shed scientific light on areas like criminal activity, violence, and abuse. One form of human trafficking is forced organ harvesting, a medic...

Innovations in Nursing - NurseMuse (With Dr. Catherine Prato-Lefkowitz)

Five-time UNLV alumna Catherine Prato-Lefkowitz discusses the program she developed called "NurseMuse", a software that can guide nurses, specifically students, to bui...

Nurse Camp Preview (with Shona Rue)

Since 2019, UNLV Nursing has hosted an annual hands-on summer camp for high school students interested in becoming a nurse. 2022 marks the biggest version of Nurse Ca...

Sexual Assault Awareness Part 2 (with Sergeant Andrew O'Grady)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and education is a huge component to helping reduce these violent acts. Joining us to share valuable information on the law en...

Sexual Assault Awareness Part 1 (with Dean Angela Amar)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and education is a huge component to helping reduce these violent acts. Angela Amar, Dean of the UNLV School of Nursing, share...

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