This is a one-course, three-credit program to become an entry-level bedside caregiver. The course focuses on basic nursing skills and procedures to assist others with their daily living activities and specialized care needs. At the Downtown Milwaukee Campus, the class is taught at MATC's Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.
This program fulfills the Nursing Assistant training requirement for admission into the Registered Nursing program.
Bilingual Option: Students are instructed in English, but selected sections are specific for the bilingual learner.
Career Outlook: Employment opportunities are available through nursing homes, hospitals, home health agencies and private-duty practice settings.
Career Pathway: This technical diploma ladders into both the Practical Nursing technical diploma and the Registered Nursing associate degree. Contact your advisor for details.
Program Code: 30-543-1
Start Dates: Year-round
Special Admission Requirements: See links to documents on the left.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements