HESI HP-A2 for Allied Health

This is exam is a requirement for admission for the following Allied Health Programs

Anesthesia Technology ▪ Cardiovascular Technology ▪ Dental Hygiene ▪ Medical Laboratory Technician ▪ Occupational Therapy Assistant ▪ Physical Therapist Assistant ▪ Radiography ▪ Respiratory Therapist ▪ Surgical Technology

New Exam Dates for Spring 2019!

All exam dates are subject to availability. December and January dates for Spring petition window to qualify for Fall 2019 program start date. Exam scores can also qualify for later petition windows. Please limit seat reservation to one date.

Reserve Exam seat and use exam payment code is 13552 to purchase.

Friday, December 14 @ 1:30 PM ~ Reserve Your Seat

(Just a few seats remain for the December 14th exam as of 11/12/18)

Tuesday, January 8th @ 8:30 AM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Thursday, January 10th @ 8:30 AM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Monday, January 14th @ 1:00 PM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Wednesday, January 16th @ 1:00 PM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Friday, January 18th @ 8:30 AM ~ Reserve Your Seat

(Classes start for the spring 2019 semester on Tuesday, January 22nd)

Wednesday, January 23rd @ 1:00 PM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Friday, January 25th @ 8:30 AM ~ Reserve Your Seat

Where is the exam location?

Milwaukee Area Technical College Downtown Campus

700 West Highland Ave (H Building), Room H126

How do I register and purchase my exam?

The exam payment code is #13552. See video or printable instructions below.

This code is only for December and January exams.

The cost of the exam is $42 and subject to change and availability.

See How to *register and purchase for the HESI HP-A2 Exam (Video).

Optional : CLICK HERE for printable version


*If retaking the exam, you do not have to register for another account. Log into your Evolve account go to "Student Access" then payment tab & enter payment code

What are the content areas for my exam?

Each program requires only three of the HP-A2 exam modules. You are allotted 3 hours to complete.

See below modules (color) for your program CLICK TO PRINT OR VIEW EXAM DETAILS

What is required to be successful?

The target composite score is 80%, but can you can petition with any score. If you achieve the composite score of 80% for your program you do not need to retake. Scores are automatically sent to MATC and saved in the system and can be used for later petition windows. Scores are available immediately after the completion of the exam, but detailed reports are available in 24 - 48 hours in your Evolve account.

This exam is one of several criteria that are weighed in the Petitioning process.

See Petition Office page "How are petition applications reviewed?"

What do I bring on the day of the exam?

Come to the exam location at the

Milwaukee Downtown Campus, 700 West Highland Ave (H Building), Room H126

Please retrieve your Evolve username and password and bring a photo ID and a copy of your HESI exam purchase receipt (either paper or phone email) for check in

No phones, calculators or other electronics are allowed during the exam. If a short restroom break is permitted during the exam, students cannot bring any items with them and are not permitted to leave the building.

You are allotted three hours for the exam and can leave when finished

What are some study resources for the exam?

Do you offer Special Accommodation for the exam?

Special testing accommodations for students who have a documented disability are available through Student Accommodation Services.

To apply for accommodations and to make an appointment for testing with accommodations, you must call or email Heather Lorbiecki (414-297-6962, 414-297-6750, or Lorbiech@matc.edu) at least 2 weeks before the exam date.

Follow below procedure:

■ Call or email to set up an appointment to discuss accommodations

■ Complete a Test Accommodation Request Form and submit Documentation of Disability (if it is not already on file) to Student Accommodation Services.

■ Register and pay for the exam using that code

■ Provide a copy of the paid receipt for testing to Student Accommodation Services

■ On day of scheduled test, arrive at S215 at 8:30 am with picture ID. Test will begin at 9:00 am.

Can I take the exam at a distant location or in a different State?

We just initiated Distance Testing for those students who live out of state or near Madison, La Crosse, Green Bay or Wausau and want to take the exam at a testing location near their area. Contact Kevin Rutkowski for details and instructions on the process.

What if I need to retake the exam?

The retake policy is 90 days to ensure that you remediate and make the necessary changes to become successful. Students are allowed three lifetime retakes* and must pay for each exam attempt. The highest score is kept. Evolve provides remediation 24 - 48 hours following exam completion.

CLICK HERE to find out how to access your Evolve remediation

Can I submit my HESI HP -A2 Exam from another college?

Scores must be *sent by Evolve Elsevier

Please have vendors submit scores/transcripts to Rutkowsk@matc.edu. Please contact us to make sure we have your transcripts and email us with your date of birth or MATC Student ID#

*Students have the option of coming to the H126 in person and logging into their Evolve Elsevier account and presenting their score report. Email Rutkowsk@matc.edu to set up time.

Can I use my HP A2 exam score to petition for different Allied Health program?

If you took the HP-A2 exam for a specific program and want to apply it toward a different Allied Health program, check first to see if the exam modules are the same. If not, the discretion and decision to accept the score or *consider the number of exam attempts are made by the Associate Dean of that program.