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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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Available Certificate Programs

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).

Pre-Nursing Qualifications Certificate

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

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: Summer - 2016


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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51233J01Suzanne Malter
TEC219
Mon - Thu
8:30a - 3:30p
6/6 - 6/30
TEC219
Thu, Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
7/7 - 7/8
TEC219
Mon, Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
7/11 - 7/25
WFCT
Tue, Wed, Thu
6:00a - 2:30p
7/12 - 7/21

Pick-up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences Program Coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail cjurata@uas.alaska.edu. Completed applications include personal data, health screening form (including TB test), and criminal background check and are required. Please note that clinical days will be from 6:00a to 2:30p.

Tuition and fees: $2260 (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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51884TD1Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. Order books from MBS Direct. There is no lab section for this class.

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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51885TD1Lisa Sadleir Hart
DISTELIVE
Thursday
5:15p - 7:15p
5/16 - 8/6

BiOL 112 and BIOL 103 recommended but NOT required. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. Order books from MBS Direct.

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

Continuation of HS 133. Includes office management and basic financial practices used in medical offices, managed care and insurance, procedural and diagnostic coding. Course requires lecture and lab work. Special fees may apply.

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51978TD1Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
SC121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/20 - 6/21
SC121
Wed, Thu
10:00a - 5:00p
6/22 - 6/23
SC121
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/23 - 7/24
SC121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
7/25 - 7/26

Course will have face to face clinical skills lab intensive session. It is a MANDATORY requirement that students participate in Sitka clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to Sitka for the skill lab. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students attending clinicals in Sitka, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $760 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51979TD2Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
OTJNU
Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 7:00p
6/16 - 6/18
OTJNU
Mon, Tue, Wed
9:00a - 7:00p
8/1 - 8/3

Course will have face to face clinical skill lab intensive session. It is a MANDATORY requirement that students participate in the Juneau clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to Juneau for the skills lab intensive. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students who plan on attending clinical skills lab in Juneau, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $760 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51980TD3Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
OTKETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
6/11 - 6/12
OTKETCH
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/13 - 6/14
OTKETCH
Thu, Fri
9:00a - 5:00p
7/28 - 7/29
OTKETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/30 - 7/31

Course will have face to face clinical skills lab intensive session. It is a MANDATORY requirement that students participate in Ketchikan clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to Ketchikan for the skills lab intensives. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students who plan on attending the clinical lab sessions in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $760 (additional charges may apply)

Continuation from HS 142. Includes laboratory procedures, venipuncture, medication administration (including injections), classification and pharmacodynamics of medications, assisting with medical procedures and specialty examinations, and introduction to radiologic principles. Special fees apply. Course requires lecture and lab work.

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51984TD1Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
SC121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/20 - 6/21
SC121
Wed, Thu
10:00a - 5:00p
6/22 - 6/23
SC121
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/23 - 7/24
SC121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
7/25 - 7/26

Course will have face to face clinical skills lab intensive session. It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in the Sitka clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students who plan on attending the clinical skills lab in Sitka, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $872 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51985TD2Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
OTJNU
Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 7:00p
6/16 - 6/18
OTJNU
Mon, Tue, Wed
9:00a - 7:00p
8/1 - 8/3

Course will have face to face clinical skills lab intensive session. It is a MANDATORY requirement that students participate in the Juneau clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to Juneau for the skills lab intensives. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students who are attending the clinical lab instensives in Juneau, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $872 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51986TD3Amy Samuel
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6
OTKETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
6/11 - 6/12
OTKETCH
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/13 - 6/14
OTKETCH
Thu, Fri
9:00a - 5:00p
7/28 - 7/29
OTKETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/30 - 7/31

Course will have face to face clinical skills lab intensive session. It is a MANDATORY requirement that students participate in the Ketchikan clinical skills lab session for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel related expenses to Ketchikan for the skills lab intensives. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class. This section is for students planning on attending clinical labs in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $872 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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