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Shenandoah nursing faculty Janice Smith, Edie McGoff and Kathleen Eid-Heberle at the Health & Life Sciences Building

Nursing Faculty Members Honored By American Red Cross

Three Shenandoah University nursing faculty members received honors at the Celebration of Heroes event of the American Red Cross of Central and Shenandoah Virginia for their years of innovative and dedicated efforts. Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professor of Nursing Janice Smith, Ph.D, RN, and Assistant Professor of […]

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Shenandoah nursing/health students during January 2019 GEL trip to Cuba.

School of Nursing News: Winter 2019

Adjunct Faculty for International Nursing and Health Policy, and Program Director for the Patient Navigation Certificate Lisa Darsch, MSN, RN, is an ICN 2018 Global Nurse Leadership Institute (GLNI) Scholar. In 2018, U.S. nurses joined their international counterparts in a five-month global health and policy immersion, including a week-long residency in Geneva, Switzerland, where they […]

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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner Ranked Number 2 of the 30 Best Jobs for the Future

Total number of jobs: 172,102  Projected job growth, 2017-2027: 35.2% Median annual salary: $103,947 Typical education: Master’s degree Advancing technology, greater focus on preventive care and an aging population will mean a growing number of patients requiring care in hospitals, doctors’ offices, long-term-care facilities and even private homes. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are highly sought after to meet that need. NPs […]

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Alumni Successes

Brianne Casey

Shenandoah Nursing Grad’s App Targets Patient Satisfaction

What started as a class assignment for Shenandoah University graduate Brianne Casey is improving patients’ experience at hospitals and urgent care clinics. Casey created a website and smart phone app called Checked In that publishes patient wait times for emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, primary providers and specialists, as well as dentists’ offices. The app […]

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Shenandoah University nursing school class of 1967 makes toast at 50th reunion

Nursing Class of ’67 Gathers for Reunion

Six of the seven remaining members of Shenandoah’s 1967 graduating class of nurses gathered for a toast in early June in the Halpin Rotunda of the Health & Life Sciences Building (HLSB), a structure which wasn’t even yet a dream for Shenandoah 50 years ago. “We have seen it, touched it, felt it, stepped in […]

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Readiness & Luck

Brig. Gen. Lisa Doumont ’95, a senior ranking officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, learned her “can-do” attitude from her mother, who returned to nursing school at age 52. Doumont, who earned an associate degree in nursing at Shenandoah, has returned to the university for doctoral studies in organizational leadership. It’s not like she’s awash […]

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