Clinical Learning Center Guidelines

The nursing laboratory is open to all Molloy nursing students for hands-on practice of learned nursing skills, use of supplies and equipment. The nursing laboratory instructors are available to re-enforce, remediate and answer questions regarding hands-on skills.  Please check website for updates or contact information:  RVC Lab at 516.323.3742 or the Suffolk Lab at 516.323.3576.

Practice Hours

Fall and Spring Semester

RVC campus: 

  • Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m
  • Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Suffolk campus:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Semester

  • RVC campus: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed Fridays in July and August

Suffolk campus: Closed

General Guidelines

  • Students are responsible for signing into designated class binders for required skill hours
  • Skill review classes offered throughout the semester
  • Review class attendance can only occur after instruction by lecturer professor
  • It is the student's responsibility to leave the area prepared for the next student; return all equipment neatly and report any equipment issues
  • Children, cellphones, food and beverages are NOT permitted in the labs.  Videotaping, unless pre-approved, is also prohibited

Testing Guidelines

  • Testing is only done in the RVC Campus
  • Last skill test begins one (1) hour prior to closing
  • Students will not have assistance from a lab instructor or peer mentor on the day of testing
  • Testing will not be done on the day a student attended a review class or the same day a skill is demonstrated in Lab class
  • Adult partner must be over 18 years old for any skill requiring a partner.  It is the responsibility of the student to bring the adult partner 
  • Testing is conducted on a first-come basis, no scheduled appointments. The sign-in sheet is located at the nurse's station 
  • Students should not sign-in until ready to test. Practice prior to testing is strongly recommended
  • If an unsuccessful skill test occurs, the student is immediately made aware by the lab instructor and remediated on the skill. A student may test a second time, with a different lab instructor, on a different day. If the student is unsuccessful after the second test, the lab instructor will notify the lecture professor for subsequent testing protocol

Uniforms are not permitted in the Clinical Learning Center when coming from the clinical environment.

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