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If you are a prospective student coming on campus for pre-nursing or nursing advising, or meeting with a faculty member at the Pennington Health Sciences building, please park at the parking meters by the Sanford Center of Aging building.

Nursing is the foundational preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. After completing the program, the graduate is qualified for nursing positions in public health agencies, schools, hospitals and other health-care settings.

The baccalaureate, master's and doctor of nursing practice degree programs offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, Orvis School of Nursing are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( ) and fully approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing (NSBN).

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Contact Orvis School of Nursing

Phone (775) 784-6841
Fax (775) 784-4262
Location William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building

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