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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 (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours52
General Requirements19
Program Requirements36-38

General Requirements

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 Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team-Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

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 Requirements

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
*Students without a science or healthcare background should take HS S135 before taking BIOL S111.

Select one from the following:

HSS105Certified Nurses Aide Training9
HSS119Emergency Medical Technician I6

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 (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements19
Program Requirements11

General Requirements

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

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team-Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4

Social Sciences

PSYS101Introduction to Psychology3
PSYS250Lifespan Development3

Program Requirements

BIOLS111Human Anatomy and Physiology I*4
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

See the UAA catalog for degree requirements and a local UAS advisor for additional support.

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 - 2015


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.

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79573T01Leslie Gordon
SC206
Tue, Thu
2:00p - 3:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $630 (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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78511J01
TEC
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
11/20 - 11/20
TEC
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
11/21 - 11/21

Tuition and fees: $215 (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 with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

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78514J01Christine Urata
WFCT
Tue, Thu
10:30a - 4:30p
8/31 - 10/22
TEC
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
10/23 - 10/23
TEC
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
10/24 - 10/24
WFCT
Tue, Thu
10:30a - 4:30p
10/27 - 11/3
WFCT
Thu, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
10/29 - 11/7
WFCT
Tue, Thu
10:30a - 4:30p
11/10 - 12/10

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application are required to register. 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: $2260 (additional charges may apply)

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78722T01Shelley Adams
SC117
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
9/9 - 12/2

Tuition and fees: $1873 (additional charges may apply)

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79091K01Suzanne Mickelson
ROBT111
Mon, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
9/14 - 11/20

Overview and orientation required before students can register. Orientation on August 11 at noon or August 12 at 5:30pm or by appointment. English assessment may be required for acceptance. Registration opens April 20, 2015. Students are responsible for additional requirements and fees not included in the university tuition and fees. Full payment is due on or before first day of class. Students must meet with UAS staff prior to first day of class to return completed packet.

Tuition and fees: $2130 (additional charges may apply)

Non-laboratory overview of human structure and function. Includes the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Applicable only to Medical Assisting Certificate.

Prerequisite: HS S135 (C- or higher) or concurrent enrollment.

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78728TD1Paul Bahna
DISTELIVE
8/31 - 12/12

Non-laboratory overview of human structure and function. Includes the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Applicable only to Medical Assisting Certificate. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in HS S135 (or Please consult with Student Success Advisor. Web based online meetings. Students have the flexibility of attending live sessions as well as listening to the recorded sessions in archives. There is no lab section for this class. Students must have access to a computer with a microphone and the internet. Additional information is available at the course website: www.uas.alaska.edu/online. Order your textbooks at MBS Direct.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Focused coverage of quantitative methods in health care, including arithmetic review, percentages, interest, ratio, proportion, dimensional analysis, metric system, medication calculation, graphs, charts and measurement instruments.

Prerequisite: Placement into MATH S054 or higher, or instructor permission.

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78730TD1Patricia Brower
DISTELIVE
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $630 (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.

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78521J01Cindy Cork
EG223
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $570 (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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78724TD1Lisa Sadleir Hart
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:15p - 7:15p
8/31 - 12/12

CHEM S103 and BIOL S103 highly recommended but not required. Go to http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/learning.html.

Tuition and fees: $570 (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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78524J01Clint Farr
EG224
Thursday
5:30p - 8:15p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $570 (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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78525J01Christine Urata
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Available for 3 to 6 credits, to be determined at time of registration. Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Sciences program and a signed Special Course Contract required with registration.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $190; (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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