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Shenandoah University Family Nurse Practitioner Program Director Sharon R. Simon, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Shenandoah Nursing Faculty Member Wins State Education Award

Shenandoah University Assistant Professor and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director, Sharon Simon, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CNE, received the 2023 Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP) State Education Award at the VCNP Annual Conference, held March 22-25, in Roanoke, Virginia.  “To be recognized during my organizational conference among my peers, who are all spectacular nurse […]

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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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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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