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UAS/UAA Nursing

UAA-UAS partnership program that provides students with a closely related mix of theory and clinical practice; students gain experience in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and community agencies. Successful graduates are able to sit for the NCLEX (RN nurse licensure exam). Cohorts are scheduled in Juneau and Ketchikan on even numbered years preceding cohort years, and in Sitka on odd numbered years.

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Pre-Nursing Qualifications Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2013-2014 Catalog)

The CPNQ Certificate requires a minimum of 52 credits, with 19 of these credits in the GERs. At least 9 credits must be taken at UAS. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required in all courses. Program details are listed below.

Minimum credit hours52
General Requirements19
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing about Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits)
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team-Building3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
*Grade C 2.00 or better
**Highly recommended
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Social Sciences
PSYS101Introduction to Psychology3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
ANTHS101Introduction to Anthropology3
ANTHS202Cultural Anthropology3
ECONS100Introduction to Economics3
SOCS101Introduction to Sociology3
Program Requirements36-38
BIOLS111Human Anatomy & Physiology I*4
BIOLS112Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
BIOLS240Introductory Microbiology4
CHEMS103Introduction to General Chemistry4
CHEMS104Survey of Organic and Biochemistry4
HSS135Medical Terminology3
HSS203Science of Nutrition3
PSYS250Lifespan Development3
Select one from the following
HSS105Certified Nurses Aide Training9
HSS119Emergency Medical Technician I6
*Students without a science or healthcare background should take HS S135 before taking BIOL S111.

Pre-Radiologic Technology Qualifications Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2013-2014 Catalog)

Minimum credit hours30
General Requirements19
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing about Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3
Oral Communication Skills3
Select one from the following (3 credits):*
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team-Building3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication3
*Grade C or better
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Social Sciences3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
PSYS101Introduction to Psychology3
PSYS250Lifespan Development3
Program Requirements*11
BIOLS111Human Anatomy and Physiology-I4
BIOLS112Human Anatomy and Physiology-II4
HSS135Medical Terminology3
*Students without science or healthcare background should take HS S135 before taking BIOL S111.

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing - through UAA

Associate degree programs are areas of study designed to prepare students academically for admission to a bachelor degree program.

Typically an associate degree program is 60 credits (two years).

Degree Requirements (2013-2014 Catalog)

A total of 70 credits are required for the A.A.S., Nursing degree, including 20 credits at the 200-level (built into the program). These credits are taken in the following areas:

Minimum credit hours70
General Education Requirements15
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing about Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3
Oral Communication Skills3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
COMMS111Fundamental Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking3
*Grade C 2.00 or better
Social Science
___S___Advisor-approved GER**3
**PSY S101 is advisable
Other Skills
___S__Advisor-approved GER3-4
*Math 105 is advised as pre-requisite for CHEM 103.
Program Requirements
BIOLS111Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOLS112Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIOLS240Microbiology4
HSS203Science of Nutrition3
PSYS250Lifespan Development3
Acceptance into the Nursing Major is required before enrollment in the first nursing course, NURS 120/L. The major consists of four clinical semesters.
Nursing Courses37
Semester I
NURSA120Nursing Fundamentals3
NURSA120LNursing Foundations Lab4
Semester II
NURSA125Adult Nursing I3
NURSA125LAdult Nursing I Lab4
NURSA180Basic Nursing Pharmacology3
Semester III
NURSA220Perinatal Nursing2
NURSA220LPerinatal Nursing Lab2
NURSA221Advanced Perenteral Therapy Lab1
NURSA222Pediatric Nursing2
NURSA222LPediatric Nursing Lab2
Semester IV
NURSA225Adult Nursing II3
NURSA225LAdult Nursing II Lab3
NURSA250Psychiatric Nursing2
NURSA250LPsychiatric Nursing Lab2
NURSA255Staff Nurse: Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Issues1

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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HS Classes: Fall - 2014


Provides a description of health care professions and the interdisciplinary team, job responsibilities, educational and licensing requirements, employment trends, and salary ranges for health related careers. Students will have an exposure to the history and development of health care in Alaska and the United States. Health care issues will be examined with an emphasis on ethics and cultural diversity. The principles of critical thinking will be introduced and communication skills will be promoted through collaborative discussion, presentation, and projects.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80509TD1
DISTWEB
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

Basic CPR techniques and First Aid for controlling bleeding, shock, seizures, obstructed airway/choking, hot and cold-related emergencies, and diabetic crisis. Signs and symptoms of stroke and heart attack are reviewed, as is use of A.E.D. Safety and prevention practices are discussed. The course meets certification requirements for child care providers, outdoor guides, lifeguards, home health aides, group homes, and certified nurse aids. Course materials are derived from American Safety and Health Institute and American Heart Association guidelines.

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79781J01Sandi Kelly
HB201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
11/21 - 11/22
HB201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
11/21 - 11/22

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

Trains students in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Successful students qualify to sit for the Alaska State Nurse Aide certification exam. Minimum 75 lecture hours and 80 lab/practicum hours.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application are required.

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79783J01Christine Urata
HB206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
9/2 - 10/30
HB201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
10/24 - 10/24
HB201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
10/25 - 10/25
WFCT
Tue, Thu, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
11/1 - 11/15
HB206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
11/18 - 12/11

Pick-up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences Program Coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail eawilliams2@uas.alaska.edu. Completed applications include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check. Please note that clinical days will be from 6:30a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $2161 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80514T01Rebecca Austin
SC117
Thursday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/2 - 12/13

A background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $2079 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80748K01
ROBT111
Tue, Thu
8:00a - 5:00p
9/16 - 11/20

Overview and orientation for course offered to interested students August 12 at noon or August 13 at 5:30pm or by appointment. English assessment may be required for acceptance. Pre-registration not available. Registration opens April 21. Students are responsible for additional requirements and fees not included in the university tuition and fees. Registration is not complete until full payment is made. Students must meet with UAS staff prior to first day of class to return completed packet.

Tuition and fees: $2052 (additional charges may apply)

Training to provide assessment of and basic care for persons with medical emergency in pre-hospital settings. Conditions include acute trauma, pulmonary arrest, wounds, cardiac arrest, shock, fractures, and childbirth. Techniques are presented for lifting and moving the sick and injured. Course provides for State of Alaska EMS requirement of 120 contact hours, minimum.

Prerequisite waived: For this section only, the catalog prerequisite has been waived.

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79788J01Paul Kelly
HB206
Saturday
8:00a - 4:30p
9/2 - 12/13
HB206
Wednesday
6:00p - 10:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $1149 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.

Prerequisite: Placement at ENGL S110 or higher.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79789J01Cindy Cork
EG223
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to nutrition as a health science. Students examine the basic principles of nutrition as they relate to human needs and behaviors throughout the life cycle. Some elements of clinical nutrition are explored. Meets the nutrition requirement for nursing and other health science majors.

Prerequisite: CHEM S103. BIOL S103 recommended.

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80679TD1Lisa Sadleir Hart
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Go to http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/learning.html to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $586 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of the relationship of people to their environment, how it affects their physical well-being and what they can do to influence environmental quality and to enhance public health protection. Examines health problems associated with chemical, physical and biological agents, how they impact food safety, infectious disease, air quality, water quality and land resources in community and occupational settings. Policies intended to improve public health through mitigation of environmental impacts are also discussed.

Prerequisite: ENGL S110.

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79815J01Clint Farr
EG108
Thursday
5:30p - 8:15p
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80530TD1
DISTWEB
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $586 (additional charges may apply)

Students are employed (paid or unpaid) in either a facility or community-based healthcare setting. Students work in an approved agency, under supervision of both a qualified professional at work and a faculty sponsor. Requires 50 clock hours per credit.

Prerequisite: Admission to HS program and faculty permission via approval form.

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79793J01Christine Urata
ARR
9/2 - 12/13

Available for 3 to 6 credits, to be determined at time of registration. Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Sciences program and signed instructor approval form.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $179; (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80510TD1
DISTWEB
9/2 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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