After completing the Practical Nursing program at Madison Area Technical College you will be able to:
1. Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to caring, advocacy and quality care while adhering to evidence-based practice.
2. Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts.
3. Integrate knowledge of social, mathematical and physical sciences, pharmacology, and disease processes while participating in clinical decision making.
4. Provide patient centered care under supervision by participating in the nursing process across diverse populations and healthcare settings.
5. Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the healthcare team, and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness.
6. Collaborate as an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan.
7. Use information and technology to communicate, manage data, mitigate error and assist with decision making.
After successful completion of the Practical Nursing Program, graduates may be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam, to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and practice as an LPN.
Madison College Nursing programs prepare students to obtain the required licensure to be employed and practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examination, or licensure for other states.
Wisconsin participates in an enhanced, multistate nursing licensure compact as of January 19, 2018. Multistate nurses meet uniform licensure requirements for all participating states, meaning that nurses with a Wisconsin license may be eligible to practice nursing in the following states:
Please refer to the NCSBN website for current information related to licensure, employment and practice regulations in other states https://www.ncsbn.org/14730.htm
For questions related to the enhanced nurse licensure compact (eNLC) , please refer to firstname.lastname@example.org