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Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate


Shenandoah University nursing student in blue scrubs looking at iPad in simulation lab.

Shenandoah Nursing Program Among Virginia’s Top Performers

Shenandoah University’s Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing’s undergraduate program is the top nursing program offered by a private college or university in Virginia, according to 2022-23 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.  The ranking is also reflected in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX) exam first-time pass rates posted […]

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Barb McWhinney ’66, ’94

Nursing Alumna Retires After 55-Year Career

“I always always wanted to be a nurse, never wanted to be anything else,” says nurse Barbara McWhinney, who is retiring after more than 55 years — a distinction that makes her Valley Health’s longest-tenured employee. The 81-year-old has worked all 55 of those years in Winchester, beginning her career at Winchester Memorial Hospital and […]

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