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Nursing School and Parenting (With Shauna Aranton)

How do nursing students juggle school with familial responsibilities? UNLV Nursing master's student and PICU nurse Shauna Aranton makes it work, and she's raising four...

Making Mental Health a Household Topic (With Dr. Jay Tan)

Talking about mental health doesn't have to be so difficult, but so many hold in their struggles. UNLV Nursing assistant professor Jay Tan explains his local and inte...

How Nurses Can Prevent Human Trafficking (With Dr. Joe Alvarado)

In honor of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, UNLV Nursing doctoral alumnus and chief nursing officer Joe Alvarado shares insight on the red fla...

Understanding Social Systems of Health (With Dr. Clariana Ramos)

Assistant Professor Clariana Ramos has studied and participated in positive health outcomes around the world. Now she brings her global perspective to UNLV. She discus...

Nurse Networking (With JoAnn Nardoni and Marian Pascua)

Networking in nursing is an underrated aspect of the profession, but one that's especially important for young nurses. UNLV Nursing alumni JoAnn Nardoni and Marian Pa...

Final Semester Memories - Fall 2022 (With Nikole Taylor and Marielle Cuenca)

It's graduation day! 83 undergraduate students are set to walk across the stage on December 20th, 2022 to earn their bachelors' of science in nursing. Two of those stu...

Why Midwifery Matters (with Drs. Kate Woeber and Jennifer Vanderlaan)

Nurse-midwives are an essential part of maternal health, but there is often confusion about the role and who can do it. UNLV Nursing professors Jennifer Vanderlaan an...

Fulfilling Dreams (With Acacia Herndon)

UNLV Nursing 2022 alumna Acacia Herndon accomplished a lot in her undergraduate days, but her latest venture could bring more attention to hospice care in Las Vegas. ...

Let's Talk About Sex (and Gender) Identity (with Dr. Dalmacio Dennis Flores)

Why do parents sometimes struggle with talking to their children about sexual health and gender identities? Dr. Dalmacio Dennis Flores explains ongoing societal and cu...

Nevada and the Nursing Licensure Compact (With Dr. Susan VanBeuge and Cathy Dinauer)

A national pact could bring additional nursing resources to Nevada in times of need, but the Silver State has not yet joined. UNLV Nursing Professor in Residence/Neva...

The Art of Nursing: Visual Thinking Strategies (With Dr. Meg Moorman)

Using art to teach nursing is not traditional, but it's incredibly effective. UNLV School of Nursing alumna (and newly named Fellow to the National League for Nursing...

Building Mental Health Foundations (With Jayison Mccorkle)

Local RN Jayison Mccorkle is currently enrolled in UNLV Nursing's Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. He shares how these courses are shaping his future as...

Paying for Nursing School (With Elizabeth Gardner)

SON Student Services Director Elizabeth Gardner breaks down nursing school-specific costs; how to apply for scholarships; and why students shouldn't wait to ask for fi...

Enhancing Palliative Care (With Dr. Sarah Mollman)

Bonus episode alert! In honor of November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, UNLV Nursing alumna (and current ADR of South Dakota State University College ...

A.I. + V.R. = RN? (With Dr. Rocky Rockstraw)

How does artificial intelligence and virtual reality fit into the world of nursing? UNLV Nursing Professor Rocky Rockstraw explains how AI and VR can be integrated in ...

Guiding Novice Nurses (With Dr. Lisa Nicholas)

It's no secret nursing school can be tough, but how do new nurses overcome their anxiety? UNLV Nursing Professor Dr. Lisa Nicholas explains common stress triggers for ...

Assessing Danger: Understanding and Treating Domestic Violence (with Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell)

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. An expert in the field, Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell (Johns Hopkins School of Nursing) explains the different kinds of domesti...

Nursing Shortages Part 3: A National Context (With Dr. Christopher Friese)

Renowned nurse educator and scientist Dr. Christopher Friese joins the show to look at current nursing labor concerns from a nationwide level. He explains why nurse-to...

Gun Violence: A Health Crisis (With Dean Angela Amar)

Why is gun violence considered a public health issue? UNLV School of Nursing Dean Angela Amar returns to the podcast to explain gun violence from a nurse leader perspe...

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...

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