Nursing Lab

The Nursing Lab contains:

  • Two health assessment labs
  • A ward unit practice lab
  • A computer centre equipped with 25 computers and a printer (GoPrint system)
  • An extensive selection of health promotion materials, resources and models

Health Assessment labStudents use/visit the lab to:

  • Utilize available mannequins, models and equipment to practice any psychomotor skill
  • Review videos/DVDs related to specific skills or nursing concepts to refresh or expand their knowledge base
  • Visit the computer lab to study or work on assignments
  • Reserve educational equipment to assist with client or community teaching plans
  • Check out our great selection of pamphlets and posters for use in teaching
  • Use one of the many reference textbooks
  • Make an appointment with a lab staff member to review or practice specific skills

The Nursing Lab & Education Coordinator is available to assist students in their learning. As well, our peer mentoring program allows nursing students to assist their peers with learning. Peer Mentors are 3rd or 4th year nursing students who are hired into the lab based on recommendations by Clinical Instructors. Peer Mentors are available at select times daily to assist students with skill practice.

View the Lab Guidelines.

The lab is located on the second floor of the Anthony P. Toldo Health Education Centre in Room 210.

Hours of Operation:
Note: Hours are subject to change without notice. Drop-ins welcome, however, appointments are highly recommended. Call 519.253.3000, x2282 for an appointment or email

Peer mentors are available at select times - please see Clinical Learning Centre Blackboard site announcements for peer mentor availability and details related to lab hours.

  • Independent Lab Practice Monday-Friday 0900-1500
  • Hours may vary due to holidays, etc. Please check the Clinical Learning Centre Blackboard site for changes to the schedule.
  •  Peer mentors are available for limited appointments throughout the summer. Please contact Lacey Rivest(contact information below) to schedule an appointment.
  • Regular Lab hours with peer mentor appointments will begin September 3, 2019.

For more information, please contact:

Lacey Rivest
Clinical Lab Coordinator
T: 519.253.3000, x2282