The School of Nursing is is located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. It includes 12 classrooms; 16 seminar rooms and team-study rooms; a model apartment to teach students how to provide care in residential settings; a SimMan suite of life-size patient simulators; and a pediatric and neonatal lab.
The Center also boasts cutting-edge equipment, including magnetic resonance simulators and 3-D workstations. In addition, there are 24 teaching laboratories, including an orthopedics lab, a rehabilitative sciences lab, a clinical skills lab, an intensive care unit, a health assessment lab, a physical exam suite, a physical diagnostics lab, a motion analysis lab and other special amenities that set it apart from other universities offering health sciences programs.
Also housing the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and the School of Health Sciences, the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is a state-of-the-art facility, featuring an operating room suite with two additional high fidelity simulation rooms, 48 pro-section stations, 16 standardized patient rooms, multiple team study rooms, student lounges and a vending area, an expanded health sciences library, a 350-seat auditorium, 17 additional classrooms and 10 seminar rooms that seat from 12 to 150 students. The 325,000 square-foot facility is designed for collaborative learning for students pursuing degrees in medicine, nursing and the health professions.
The School of Nursing also has a dedicated unit at Middlesex Hospital, which allows nursing students to work more closely with patients and staff nurses in a specific wing of the hospital.