Contact Information

Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Siena Hall, Room 106
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3550

Professional Skills Training

Molloy College offers eight (8) different courses in its Professional Skills Nursing Series:
- Peripheral IV Skills Certificate Program
- Phlebotomy Skills Program
- Central Venous Access Devices
- Physical Assessment Skills
- Medication Calculations
- Pharmacology Review and Update
- Training in Barrier Precaution and Infection Control Measures
- Training in the Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

Scroll down for the course descriptions and schedule information for each of the courses. Click here for the schedule of classes of all the courses in this area. Questions: call 516.323.3550 or email: conted@molloy.edu.

The schedule of classes comes out in our catalog which is mailed twice a year (January and July) to students who have made an inquiry or registered within the last 6 months. However, the most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the program webpage. We will also email you reminders of the upcoming schedule if you have provided us with an email address. Request a catalog or join our mailing list.

Peripheral IV Skills Certificate Program
This course is designed for the experienced R.N. and new graduate who need knowledge and skills to start and manage IVs. Course includes a supervised session to practice IV insertion and troubleshooting methods.
7 contact hours. The course is typically offered in the evenings, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year at both our Rockville Centre and Suffolk Center locations. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructors: Margaret Amodemo, R.N., A.N.P. (Wednesday classes) and Nicholas Kiphart, R.N.
(Saturday & Sunday classes)
Course number: NUS - 0108. Tuition: $175.
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Phlebotomy Skills Program

This is a comprehensive trainingprogram for registered nurses. the course will offer instruction, demonstration and hands-on learning in blood drawing and proper collection of blood samples. Emphasis will be placed on potential complications, proper phlebotomy procedures and supervised practice on mannequins. 4 contact hours.
The course is typically offered Saturday afternoons from 1-5 p.m. throughout the year at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Donareen Denny, CCRN, M.S.
Course number: NUS - 0125 Tuition: $100.
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*For a more comprehensive course in phlebotomy, providing additional theory and principles, see 'Phlebotomy' listed under Healthcare Professions/Medical Assisting Skills.
The course provides 12 hours of lecture/practice.
Instructor: TBA
Course number: MA - 0005. Tuition: $195.

Central Venous Access Devices
Central Venous Access Devices, Implanted Ports and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters will be taught. Participants will practice accessing ports, demonstrating nursing care of Central Catheters and detecting Catheter complications. Emphasis will be placed on Nursing Interventions. The target audience is the registered nurse.
6 contact hours. The course is typically offered Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. twice a year, in May and October  at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Nicholas Kiphart, R.N.
Course number: NUS - 0107. Tuition: $150.
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Physical Assessment Skills
This course teaches physical assessment skills necessary to perform head-to-toe examination. Emphasis placed on methods of obtaining health history, use of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation. Instruction includes lecture/demonstration and supervised practice. Bring stethoscope. The target audience is the registered nurse. 22.5 contact hours.
The course is typically offered on a Friday, Saturday & Sunday schedule (all 3 days) from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. throughout the year at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Diane Harper, R.N., A.N.P.
Course number: NUS - 0054. Tuition: $325.
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Medication Calculations
In this course you will learn step-by-step procedures on how to master medication calculations. This program will emphasize basic arithmetic skills, IV drop calculations and the metric system.
The course is typically offered in the evenings for one night from 6:30-9:30 p.m., four times per year (usually in January, Aril, June & October) at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Mary Fassetta R.N., M.S.
Course number: NU-0138. Tuition: $50.

Pharmacology Review and Update
Nurses today are experiencing an era of pharmaceutical product overload. Do you feel that your scope of practice has limited your pharmaceutical knowledge growth? This is a quick catch-up for nurses who want to update and refresh their pharmacology expertise. Nurses should list their particular scope of practice upon registration for this course.
The course is typically offered in the evenings for one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m., four times per year (usually in January, Aril, June & October) at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Mary Fassetta R.N., M.S.
Course number: NU-0128. Tuition: $125.

Training in Barrier Precaution and Infection Control Measures
Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992 amended the Education Law and the Public Health Law, establishing a new requirement for many licensed professionals practicing in New York State.The professionals affected by this mandate include: Physicians, Physician assistants, Specialist assistants, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Registered nurses, Licensed practical nurses, Optometrists, and Podiatrists.

Individuals in these categories must complete approved courses work or training regarding infection control and barrier precautions, including engineering and work practice controls, to prevent the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the course of professional practice. Dentists, registered professional nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, licensed practical nurses and dental hygienists must attest compliance to the State Education Department at the time of initial licensure and subsequent reregistration of licenses. Physicians, physician assistants and specialist assistants must document completion of such course work to the Department of Health.

This program has been approved by the Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, Office of Health, New York State. There is a ten percent discount available for multiple registrations (over 10) This course may be offered on your site for 30 people or more - days, evenings, or weekends.
Call our office for further details at 516.323.3550.

The course is typically offered in the evenings and on Saturdays throughout the year at both our Rockville Centre and Suffolk Center locations. Click here for the schedule of classes.Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Nancy Barrett
Course number: HE-5000. Tuition: $40 (Molloy students) $50 (Non-Molloy students)

Training in the Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
Molloy College Division of Continuing Education has been approved by the State Education Department, the University of the State of New York, as a provider of the coursework required by Chapter 544 of the New York State Education Laws of 1988 regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. This course is part of the state requirements many health and school professionals must meet for state licensure, re-registration and certification. All persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate or license valid for classroom teaching, service administration, supervisory service or school service must complete the required training.
The course is typically offered in the evenings and on Saturdays throughout the year at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Instructor: Denise Thorsen L.M.S.W.
Course number: CA-5000. Tuition: $40 (Molloy students) $50 (Non-Molloy students)