Department of Nursing and Health Professions

Cheryl Bragdon


DNHP Resource Center Coordinator
  • MS, Nursing Education, Rivier University
  • BS, Nursing, Rivier College
  • AS, Nursing, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing/Rivier College


  • Simulation
  • Medical-surgical nursing
  • Emergency nursing


Before joining the Rivier University community in 2013, Cheryl Bragdon was a medical-surgical nurse for 16 years and an emergency department nurse for 11 years. In addition to her nursing specialty certifications, Bragdon is current in her Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications.


  • ONC, Orthopedic Nurse Certified
  • CEN, Certified Emergency Nurse
  • CPEN, Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse
  • CNE, Certified Nurse Educator
  • CHSE, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator