Shaffer accepted into nursing program

Published 7:56 am Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Kristianna Shaffer, of Kenbridge, has been accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing Program of Southside Virginia Community College for the fall 2016 semester.

She is a 2015 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society in High School. Her parents are Stephanie Shaffer, of Kenbridge, and Christopher Shaffer, of Fayetteville, Pa.

Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to apply for the licensure examination for registered nursing. The program is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education and is fully approved as an associate degree nursing school by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

The nursing program is made possible through partnerships between SVCC and VCU/Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill, Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia, Sentara Halifax Regional Health Systems in South Boston and Centra Southside Community Hospital in Farmville, as well as numerous other partners throughout the Southside area.