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Rivier University

  1. 0 Anyone have any experience with this school, good or bad, specifically their Nurse Practitioner program?? Looking into going there for their Psych NP program. Thank you!!

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  3. Visit  efthimia519 profile page
    was wondering if you ever found out anything....did you ever apply and attend? I am looking into this program now, I live in MA
  4. Visit  nightnurse279 profile page
    I just finished up my 2nd year of a three year PMHNP program. Great school. Highly recommended
  5. Visit  efthimia519 profile page
    nightnurse279 I love your yellow lab! I have a yellow and a black one
    anyway, I am glad to hear that you have been happy with the program. I am starting with 2 courses over the summer and officially start the program in the fall. I see that you are doing the 3 year option. I have signed up for 2. am already starting to rethink it. Do you work part time/full time? Look forward to hearing back, thanks
  6. Visit  nightnurse279 profile page
    I work three 12 hour nights. So basically full time. In the fall I am cutting back to two 12's a week. There's too much clinical time I have to do so staying full time isn't really an option. I do know people that did the 2 year track but most of them worked very little- usually less than 20 hours a week. Which classes are you taking this summer? Are you in the psychiatric track for the fall?
  7. Visit  efthimia519 profile page
    Yes I am , I believe that I am taking Advanced Physiology and Evidenced based care. I am giving this careful consideration and may opt for the 3 year as well. I do have to work and have other demands of home and family. I am happy to have found you and thank you for sharing your experience. There does not seem to be much info about this program on this site. Did you / are you doing clinical in MA or NH?
  8. Visit  nightnurse279 profile page
    Clinical in MA. I didn't take either of those courses. Maybe they have a different name? Advanced Psychopharmacology? Advanced Pathophysiology?
  9. Visit  efthimia519 profile page
    Hi there, yes sorry about that advanced pathophysiology , there is no longer an advanced psychopharm, just advanced pharm which worries me because regular pharm is just that, regular pharm. I am guessing that they had integrated psychopharm into psych nursing courses. Not sure though. And the other course is Evidenced based practice in healthcare nsg 602, I believe this has replaced Nursing Theory nsg501. Do you have an adviser assigned to you?

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