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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 (2014-2015 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 (2014-2015 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

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: Spring - 2015


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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37256J01Sandi Kelly
HB201
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
4/10 - 4/11
HB201
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
4/10 - 4/11

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 with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

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37258J01Christine Urata
HB206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
1/12 - 3/12
HB206
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
1/23 - 1/23
HB206
Saturday
8:30a - 5:30p
1/24 - 1/24
HB206
Tuesday
8:30a - 2:30p
3/24 - 3/31
WFCT
Thu, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
3/26 - 4/4
HB206
Tue, Thu
8:30a - 2:30p
4/7 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application required to register. Pick up and return completed applications to the Health Sciences program coordinator at (907) 796-6128 or e-mail Elizabeth Spence at eawilliams2@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 6a to 2:30p.

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

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37259J02Suzanne Malter
HB206
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
1/12 - 5/2
HB206
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/12 - 5/2
HB206
Sun, Sat
8:30a - 2:30p
1/17 - 1/18
WFCT
Sun, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
4/10 - 4/19

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

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

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39156T01Shelley Adams
SC117
Wed, Fri
12:30p - 2:30p
1/21 - 4/17

Lab & CPR - 150 Certification Fee- 279 TNCF TINS - 12.35 Additional Fees: Uniforms & Equipment-variable, textbooks 95. A background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $2053 (additional charges may apply)

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39157T02Shelley Adams
SC117
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/26 - 4/20

Lab & CPR - 150 Certification Fee - 279 TNCF TINS - 12.35 Additional Fees: Uniforms & Equipment - variable, textbooks 95. A Background check and proof of immunization will be due during the first class.

Tuition and fees: $1953 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
39214K01Suzanne Mickelson
ROBT111
Mon, Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
1/26 - 4/3

Overview and orientation for course offered to interested students December 9 at noon or December 10 at 5:30pm or by appointment (228-4537). English assessment may be required for acceptance. Preregistration not available. Registration opens November 24, 2014. 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)

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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37261J01Cindy Cork
EG219
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
1/12 - 5/2

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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39137TD1Lisa Sadleir Hart
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:15p - 7:15p
1/12 - 5/2

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

Tuition and fees: $577 (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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37264J01Christine Urata
ARR
1/12 - 5/2

Requires a signed Special Course Contract form with registration. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $179; $10 additional flat fee (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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