Rivier’s Department of Nursing and Health Professions, located in Sylvia Trottier Hall, offers a number of resources for hands-on training. The Department has physical assessment laboratories, fully-equipped with examining instruments, mannequins, opthalmoscopes, IV pumps, and more. Graduate students also have opportunities to practice their skills in airway management and advanced cardiac assessment, using state-of-the-art equipment.
Students in Rivier's nursing and health programs gain real-world experience in hands-on simulation labs equipped with lifelike, high-fidelity patient simulators including SIM Man, SIM Baby, SIM Kid and Noelle, the birthing simulator. Labs offer interactive learning and practical experience on campus.
Nursing Job Resource Center
Visit http://www.aftercollege.com/groups/ccenter.asp?fct=1&ID=232027217 for job opportunities, internships, and more.
AfterCollege/AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund
This scholarship supports nursing students enrolled in a baccalaureate or master’s degree program in nursing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Scholarships will be in the amount of $2,500. The deadlines for 2010 are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31. To apply, visit http://www.aftercollege.com/groups/aacn.asp?id=232027217.
Massachusetts Division of Health Profession Licensure