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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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Submit Your Comments on the BSN & MSN Programs

The Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing at Shenandoah University will be hosting the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on February 20-22, 2019 for an accreditation review of our Baccalaureate and Master’s Programs. In accordance with the CCNE accreditation procedures, we extend the opportunity to our communities of interest — faculty, students, alumni, clinical […]

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Nursing Graduate Student Wins NLN-Home Instead Scholarship

Cecilia Garcia, a student in Shenandoah University’s adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner program (AGPCNP), is one of nine students from across the country to win a National League for Nursing (NLN)-Home Instead Scholarship in Geriatric Nursing Education. “Earlier this year, the NLN Foundation and Home Instead Senior Care joined forces to foster and promote geriatric […]

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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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