Nursing and Health Professions

Facilities and Resources

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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 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

Useful Links 

Massachusetts Division of Health Profession Licensure 


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