• Title:
    Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Department:
    Nursing and Health Professions

Heather Schaufenbil, MSN, RN



Ms. Heather Schaufenbil became a full-time faculty member at Rivier University in 2011. She has over fifteen years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level and draws from her many years of nursing experience to help educate future nurses. Her recent hospital nursing experience includes ICU, cardiac catheterization lab, and medical-surgical nursing.

She is an involved member of the community and volunteers at the Cor Unum Meal Center in Lawrence, MA, and teaches First Aid and CPR in the community setting. She has the following qualifications and certifications:

  • New Hampshire RN license
  • Massachusetts RN license
  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor
  • American Heart Association First Aid Instructor
  • American Heart Association ACLS Instructor
  • MOAB Certification
  • Healthcare Simulation Educator Certificate


  • MSN, University of New Hampshire
  • BSN, Rivier College
  • ASN, Middlesex Community College


  • Critical Care
  • Community Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics/Secondary School Nursing

Courses Taught

  • NSG 101 Nursing Fundamentals
  • NSG 201 Mental Health Nursing
  • NSG 205 Care of the Child
  • NSG 350 Community & Mental Health Nursing
  • NSG 430 Care of Acutely Ill Adult
  • NSG 458 Nursing Capstone