A Northwestern nursing student administers a shot to a patient.

Nursing facilities

Nursing arts laboratory

Northwestern’s nursing classrooms and labs are located in the DeWitt Family Science Center, opened in 2018, which also houses the biology and chemistry departments. State-of-the-art facilities for student-nurses include:

  • Patient rooms with hospital beds
  • Multiple advanced human patient simulators—including an adult, child and pregnant mother (with newborn)
  • IV training arms and other trainers
  • A hospital-based computerized medication system
  • An electronic health record simulation program

Human cadaver laboratory

Northwestern nursing students also have the unique opportunity to improve their body of knowledge in the college’s human cadaver lab.