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School of Nursing News: Spring/Early Summer 2020

Shenandoah’s 2019 graduates from both the Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs have a 100% licensing exam pass rate. The national average for first-time pass rates is typically between 85% and 89%. Professor of Nursing Sharron Guillett, RN, Ph.D., wrote a chapter in the book, “Wellness and Disability in Disability as […]

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Nursing students at Shenandoah University

Shenandoah Nursing Graduates Excel on Exam

Shenandoah University May 2019 nursing graduates outperformed national test-takers on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).  Shenandoah has a 98.1% pass rate on the exam, which registered nurses must pass before they practice. Shenandoah’s pass rate exceeds the 2019 national pass rate of approximately 76% for all […]

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Alumni Successes

Ekemini E. Emah

Nurse Leader Trains Others For Military Service

Ekemini E. Emah ’09 has used her Shenandoah education to fly high in her nursing career, first as a Pentagon flight medicine nurse manager and now as a chief education and training preventionist for the U.S. Air Force. Shenandoah gave me the opportunity to build friendships that will last a lifetime.” Ekemini E. Emah ’09 […]

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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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