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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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Shenandoah Family Nurse Practitioner faculty and students at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free pop-up clinic in Luray, Virginia in July.

Shenandoah Nursing News: Summer 2022

Under the supervision of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director Sharon Simon, DNP, and FNP Assistant Professor Martha Vesterlund, DNP, 10 FNP students volunteered at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free pop-up clinic in Luray, Virginia on July 9. By the end of the day, volunteers had worked together to see 145 patients and provide […]

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Alumni Successes

Tammy Martin ’22, ’17, DNP

DNP Graduate Publishes First Article On Palliative Care Training

Shenandoah University Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate, Tammy Martin ’22, ’17, DNP, had her first article published in the December 2022 issue of the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, the official journal of the Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association. The article, “Every Dying Patient Should Experience a Peaceful Death: A Mixed-Methods Approach to […]

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Nursing alum Ryan Beaman's graphic novel, The Stretcher Bearers

Nursing Graduate Pens Graphic Novel

Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing graduate Ryan Beaman ’17  has written a graphic novel with their brother, Reid, who also illustrated the work, called ”The Stretcher Bearers.” Ryan, who lives in eastern North Carolina, also works as a registered nurse. The reviews for the graphic novel are glowing:  “‘The Stretcher Bearers’ is an exciting, hard-hitting […]

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