Next Petition Window is August 1st - 31st :: 2014
Any pre-admission exam taken in August is accepted.

ADN Program

ADN Nursing (NLN PAX RN) Pre-admission exam dates & registration Info :: Printable PDF

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Allied Health* & LPN to RN Progression

Allied Health (HESI: HP-A2) & LPN-RN Education Progression (HESI: RN Entrance) exam dates & registration Info :: Printable PDF

Need HP-A2 & LPN-RN exam registration video instruction? See below

The HP-A2 and LPN to RN Education Progression exams for August 2014 will be available to purchase beginning Monday, August 4th at noon. The exam purchase codes will be provided here.
For Special Accommondation exams see below info.
Register & Pay at Evolve

*The Allied Health (HP-A2) exam is for the following programs :: Anesthesia Technology ~ Cardiovascular Technology ~ Health Unit Coordinator ~ Funeral Services ~ Medical Coding Specialist ~ Radiography ~ Respiratory Therapist ~ Surgical Technology

Do you need a review class to prepare for LPN-RN Progression Exam?

Register for NURSAD-190-502 (00086747) LPN Prog Challenge Exam Review. Starts in Fall 2014.

Need special accommodation for Pre admission exams? Click here for specific instructions & exam dates

Need FREE Pre-Admission exam study resources?
Nursing and HP-A2 Resources here.

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Scores available immediately following exam ~ Exam Location ~ 700 West Highland Ave ~ Health Science Building ~ Room H126

Pre Admission Exam questions?
Call 414-297-6263

Video instruction for Allied Health (HP-A2) & LPN - RN


Petition Process Diagram Overview


~Fill out the one page online petitioning form available
August 1st - 31st, 2014.
Link will be available here August 4th &
School of Health Sciences webpage on August 1st.

~Check your specific Program Requirements Checklist & Print them.
Find at School of Health Sciences webpage.

Certified Background is payed once you've been notified and accepted into your program.

This EXCLUDES CNA certification which is a non-petitioning program. You are required to complete & pay before you can register for CNA classes at MATC. Check the CNA Requirements here.


~Attend a mandatory orientation by the School of Health Sciences.

~Find your Package Code? It's on your Program checklist or ....
Click here for your Certified Background package code

~Go here to pay Certified Background

Place order by entering Package Code(s) and Select GO
*Certiified Background's total cost ($107)
*$35 Medical Document Manager or Health Requirements (pay only once lifetime). This can be transfered to a different Package code.
*$34 Drug Test (annual cost)
*$38 Criminal Background (Might have been payed upon Admission to Health Program: See Admissions Department or Associate Dean)

~Complete and upload your Program Requirement Documents to Certified Background (see below for assistance)
~Upon completion you will be ready to register for classes. Early Registration begins August 8th. General Registration August 22.
Future dates TBD.

H126 is closed until Monday, August 4th::

H126 supports with scanning & uploading to Certified Background.
Support from 8:00 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 4:00. Check hours for closings.

August Open Lab Hours

If H126 is closed check out the other Academic Support Labs
*AS Labs do not support scanning services, but try uploading docs via Smartphone photo, Fed Ex Kinko's or Public Library. Must be jpg or pdf files.

Faculty Check Below Availability to Reserve

Website Resources

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Library Resources
APA Formatting (research and term paper resource)
Milwaukee Area Technical College Webpage
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Wisconsin Technical Colleges
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MATC Nursing Program Websites

Nursing Library Resource Page
Fitne (Therapeutic Communications)
Evolve Elsevier (HESI Remediation & Case Studies)
MedCom Videos (Documentation, Skills...)

NCLEX Preparation (Paid sites)

ATI Testing
Hurst Review
Kaplan Nursing
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RN State License Info
PN State License Info
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RN Central
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Discover Nursing
Nursing Students Resource Page
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The Free Library

Math, Dosage and Calculation

Medication Math for Nursing Students
Dosage Help

Tips, Study Skills and Social Networking for the Nursing Student

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Search Engines, Blogs and Apps for the Nursing Student

Search Engine and Date Bases
Top 50 Blogs for Online Nursing Student

Testing Strategies

Test Strategy #1
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Test Strategy #3

Time and Stress Management

Time Management #1
Time Management #2
Time Management #3
Help with Stress

Plan of Care

Plan of Care Examples
More P.O.C. Examples

Nurses with Disabilities

Exceptional Nurse

How to Survive Nursing School

How to Survive Nursing School

Determining Learning Styles

VARK Inventory: (visual, auditory, read/write, kinesthetic)
Index of Learning Styles
Multiple Intelligence Assessment

Perio Case Studies

Case Study PDF
Panoramic Radiograph
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Activity(30:45) Lippincott

Intro (2:38)
Turning a Patient in Bed (3:28)
Range of Motion (7:42)
Assisting Patient up in bed w/ one Nurse (1:56)
Assisting Patient up in bed w/ two Nurses (2:55)
Assisting Patient onto Stretcher w/ three Nurses (4)
Assisting Patient to Wheelchair (3:41)
Unexpected Situations (2:52)

Antepartum Series

Caring for the Anterpartum (2:42)
Respiratory Changes (1:14)
Cardiovasucular Changes (3:00)
Metabolic Changes (2:12)
Gastrointestinal Changes (2:21)
Vascular Changes (5:37)
Urinary Tract Changes (0:45)
Changes to Breasts (0:47)
Integumentary Changes (1:20)
Abdominal Skin Changes (1:02)
Musculoskeletal Changes (1:16)
Prenatal Care (5:52)

Asepsis (25:33) Lippincott

Intro (2:26)
Performing Hand Hygiene (5:01)
Preparing a Sterile Field (2:38)
Putting on Sterile Gloves (2:02)
Removing Soiled Gloves (0:51)
Sterile Field Pre-packaged Kits (1:59)
Putting on Protective Equipment (3:46)
Removing Protective Equipment (2:09)
Unexpected Situations (3:17)

Bowel Elimination (27:49) Lippincott

Intro (2:43)
Cleansing Enema/Large Volume (6:08)
Cleansing Enema/Small Volume (4:07)
Emptying an Ostomy Appliance (4:49)
Changing an Ostomy Appliance (5:42)
Unexpected Situations (2:57)

Central Venous Access Devices (31:33) Lippincott

Intro (2:25)
Changing an Access Device Dressing (6:46)
Accessing an Implanted Port (6:37)
Flushing a PICC Line (2:25)
Deaccessing an Implanted Port (3:24)
Assessing a PICC Line Site (1:51)
Obtaining Blood Samples from a CVAD (4:02)
Unexpected Situations (2:32)

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Delegation and Managned Care (Concept Media)

Economics of Health Care (37:09)
Managed Care in the Acute Setting (29:26)
Role of the Case Manager (27:28)

Dental Videos

Assembling Holders
Attest Biological Testing
Bisecting Angle Technique
Cleaning Removable Partial and Denture Appliances
Dental Radiography Anatomy
Dental Radiograph Pathology :: part I
Dental Radiograph Pathology :: part II
Early Embroyology of the Teeth
Extra Oral Exam
Gracey Curets
Hazard Communication
Health Sonic Performance Testing
Instrumental Sharpening
Isolation techniques & fluoride :: part I
Isolation techniques & fluoride :: part II
Isolation techniques & fluoride :: part III
Panoramic Radiographic Set up
Periodontal Explorers
Periodontal Probes
Pouring a Lower Impression
Pouring an Upper Impression
Standard Precautions
Subgingival Calculus

Hygiene (38:16) Lippincott

Intro (2:45)
Making an Unoccupied Bed (7:29)
Bed Bath and Changing Occupied Bed (17:25)
Assisting with Oral Care (4:02)
Unexpected Situations (5:07)

Indwelling and Intermittent Catheters

Intro (2:54)
Intermittent Female (6:39)
Indwelling Female (4:05)
Indwelling Male (6:10)
Intermittent Male (1:58)
Irrigating in a Closed System (4:20)
Unexpected Situations (2:31)

Injectable Medications(30:03) Lippincott

Intro (2:10)
Preparing a Medication from an Ampule (3:34)
Preparing Medication from a Vial (3:02)
Mixing Two Insulins in One Syringe (4:46)
Administering an Intradermal Injection (3:06)
Administering a Subcutaneous Injection (3:48)
Locating Intramuscular Sites (3:12)
Administering an Intramuscular Injection (2:47)
Unexpected Situations (2:05)

Intravenous Medications (27:17) Lippincott

Intro (2:15)
Administering IV Meds by Piggyback Infusion (4:46)
Mini Infusion Pump (5:06)
Volume Control Administrating Set (6:19)
Bolus through a Medication or IV Lock (4:20)
Unexpected Situations (3:03)

Intravenous Therapy(28:46) Lippincott

Intro (2:09)
Monitoring, Changing and Checking Infusion (5:12)
Replacing Solution Container/Admin tubing (6:14)
Changing a Peripheral Dressing (4:14)
Capping for Intermittent Use (3:00)
Connecting Short Tubing to Existing Cath (3:10)
Unexpected Situations (3:23)

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Mental Status Series

Assessing the Status of an Older Person Part I (17:10)
Assessing the Status of an Older Person Part II (17:00)

Nutrition (34:42)Lippincott

Intro (2:20)
Inserting a Nasogastric Tube (7:33)
Administering a Continuos Tube Feeding (6:35)
Administering a Intermittent Tube Feed (5:38)
Irrigating a Nasogastric Tube (3:33)
Removing a Nasogastric Tube (3:32)
Unexpected Situations (4:05)

Oral and Topical Medications (36:21)Lippincott

Intro (2:38)
Three Checks (1:22)
Preparing Unit Dosed Packaged Meds (3:31)
Administering Oral Medication (2:47)
Removing Med Tablets from a Bottle (1:56)
Splitting Tablet Medication (2:19)
Preparing Liquid Medication (1:56)
Preparing a Transdermal Patch (1:43)
Administering a Transdermal Patch (2:42)
Preparing Ear and Eye Drops (2:03)
Administering Ear and Eye Drops (4:46)
Administering a Rectal Suppository (3:23)
Unexpected Situations (3:47)

Oxygenation (28:09)Lippincott

Intro (2:52)
Pulse Oximeter (2:55)
Nasal Cannula (3:50)
Oxygen Mask (5:12)
Rationales for Suctioning (2:03)
Nasopharyngeal Suctioning (6:36)
Unexpected Situations (3:14)

Perioperative Nursing(33:44)Lippincott

Intro (2:51)
Preoperative Teaching (1:52)
Deep Breathing Exercises (1:42)
Splinting and Coughing (2:07)
Incentive Spirometry (1:42)
Postoperative Leg Exercises (1:51)
Turning Properly in Bed (2:08)
Preoperative Care on Day of Surgery (5:27)
Postoperative Care on Day of Surgery (4:51)
Applying a Pnuematic Compression Device (4:33)
Unexpected Situations (3:19)

Postpartum Series

Caring for the Postpartum (1:58)
Changes to Uterus (3:03)
Changes to Breasts (0:42)
Changes to Bowel/Bladder
Physical Assessment (1:57)
Assessing the Csection (2:34)
Psychological/Emotional assessment (2:51)
Knowledge of Newborn Care (1:30)

Psychotropic Medication Series

Schizophrenia (21:39)
Assessment, Intervention and Treatment (27:24)
Depression (21:33)
Anxiety (16:59)
Bipolar Disorder (14:17)

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Skin Integrity and Wound Care (27:10)Lippincott

Intro (2:24)
Cleaning Surgical Wound & Dry Sterile Dressing (4:36)
Obtaining a Wound Culture (4:23)
Irrigating a Wound w/ Sterile Technique (5:33)
Warm Sterile Compress (5:09)
Unexpected Situations (3:39)

Tracheostomy Care(21:58)Lippincott

Intro (3:00)
Suctioning (5:05)
Cleaning a Nondisposable Inner Cannula (9:08)
Unexpected Situations (3:22)

Urinary Elimination (25:54) Lippincott

Intro (2:20)
Assisting with a Urinal (3:07)
Assisting with a Bedpan (5:07)
Applying a Condom Catheter (6:28)
Caring for a Urinary Stoma (5:59)
Unexpected Situations (1:31)

Vital Signs( 30:14)Lippincott

Intro (3:53)
Oral Temp, Radial Pulse, Respiration, BP (8:07)
BP with an Electronic Device (1:26)
Tympanic Temperature (2:48)
Rectal Temperature (2:48)
Axillary Temperature (3:01)
Apical Pulse (2:29)
Unexpected Situations (3:28)

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