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2020 Spring Classes

HS Health Science

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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
32975 J01 Kari Monagle
Technical Ed Center 219
Monday
4:00p - 7:00p
1/13 - 4/20

No notes

Tuition and fees: $862 (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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32977 J01 Steffen Frazier
Technical Ed Center 220
Friday
4:00p - 8:00p
2/7 - 2/7
Technical Ed Center 220
Saturday
9:00a - 6:00p
2/8 - 2/8

No notes

Tuition and fees: $329 (additional charges may apply)

HS 105Save 25%
9 CR
Provides education and training to students in both theory and basic nursing skills necessary to become efficient and productive members of a healthcare team. Students must successfully pass the didactic portion of the coursework with 75% or higher, and pass the skills/clinical training program with 100% in order to be eligible to qualify to sit for the State of Alaska Nurse Aide certification exam. A minimum of 60 hours of didactic and 80 hours of skills/clinical training are required.
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32980 J01 Marilyn Lumba
Technical Ed Center 219
Tue, Thu
4:00p - 8:00p
1/14 - 4/23
Juneau Pioneer Home
Fri, Sat
6:00a - 6:30p
2/21 - 2/22
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Fri, Sat
6:00a - 6:30p
3/6 - 3/7

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

Department approval required. No class during Spring Break Mar 9-13.

Tuition and fees: $2457 (additional charges may apply)

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38803 T01 Darcie Ziel,
John Ingman Jr
Sitka Campus 117
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/15 - 4/15

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $2370 (additional charges may apply)

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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.
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32984 J01 Scott Fergusson
Technical Ed Center 106
Tue, Thu
5:00p - 10:00p
1/13 - 4/24

Prerequisite: Proof of current CPR certification (instructor approved) or concurrent enrollment in HS S102.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1749 (additional charges may apply)

HS 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
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32986 J01 Kari Monagle
Egan Wing 218
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 7:00p
1/13 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $837 (additional charges may apply)

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36631 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (additional charges may apply)

Provides students with a basic understanding of behavioral health topics including self-care, addiction, grief, stress and abuse. Participants will explore career paths within the field via site visits and presentations by behavioral health professionals.
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37527 J02 Gloria Burnett
Juneau
Thursday
9:00a - 12:00p
2/3 - 2/6
Juneau
Mon, Tue, Wed
9:00a - 5:00p
2/3 - 2/6

Class will travel to multiple health-related sites around Juneau. Must be age 16 or older. For information or to enroll contact lmcarroll@alaska.edu. Students completing the course will receive mental health first aid certification, an eight-hour internationally recognized credential.

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces learners to various evidence-based and effective therapeutic interventions used in behavioral change and mental health treatments. Covers motivational interviewing, non-violent communication, BATHE technique, energy psychology techniques, crisis management, conflict resolution, dealing with difficult patients, de-escalation, and safety of both client and health worker.
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37956 J04 Sarah Niecko
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
5:30p - 7:30p
3/4 - 4/22
Distance Ed WEB
3/4 - 4/22

No notes

Tuition and fees: $837 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces learners to key elements and concepts in the field of behavioral health. Provides an overview of mental health and co-occuring disorders, working with diverse and vulnerable populations, introduction to basic assessments and screening instruments, community navigation, and prevention strategies. Covers contemporary health care issues such as funding, rural care, emerging clinical issues, and workforce shortages.
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37955 J03 Sarah Niecko
Distance Ed WEB
1/15 - 2/26
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
5:30p - 7:30p
1/15 - 2/26

Live scheduled Web meetings via Blackboard Collaborate. Over 50% of class is asynchronous online Web engagement.

Tuition and fees: $837 (additional charges may apply)

HS 203
3 CR
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.
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36847 KD1 Matthew Pawlus
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: CHEM S103.

Delivered via web. View course information at classes.alaska.edu. Call 1-888-550-6177 with questions or for registration information.

Tuition and fees: $771 (additional charges may apply)

Continuation of HS S133. Includes office management and basic financial practices used in medical offices, managed care and insurance, procedural and diagnostic coding.
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36814 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2
Outreach JNU
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
2/20 - 2/23
Outreach JNU
Mon - Thu
9:00a - 5:00p
4/20 - 4/23

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs and a stethoscope for labs. Juneau Clinicals

Tuition and fees: $1033 (additional charges may apply)

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36816 TD2 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2
Outreach KETCH
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
2/26 - 2/29
Outreach KETCH
Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
4/25 - 4/28

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs and a stethoscope for labs. Ketchikan Clinicals

Tuition and fees: $1033 (additional charges may apply)

Continued theory and competencies for clinical duties performed by medical assistants in outpatient facilities. Includes classification and pharmacodynamics of medications, dosage calculation and medication administration, intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, CLIA-waived laboratory procedures, urinalysis, venipuncture, emergencies and assisting with specialty examinations.
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36822 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2
Outreach JNU
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
2/20 - 2/23
Outreach JNU
Mon - Thu
9:00a - 5:00p
4/20 - 4/23

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs and a stethoscope for labs. Juneau Clinicals

Tuition and fees: $1144 (additional charges may apply)

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36829 TD2 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2
Outreach KETCH
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
2/26 - 2/29
Outreach KETCH
Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
4/25 - 4/28

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs and a stethoscope for labs. Ketchikan Clinicals

Tuition and fees: $1144 (additional charges may apply)

HS 291
3 - 6 CR
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.
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32990 J01 Staff
Arranged
1/13 - 5/2

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

Special course approval form required. Contact your advisor.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $279; (additional charges may apply)

 

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2020 Summer Classes

HS Health Science

Non-laboratory overview to the anatomical structures and functions of the human body. Includes integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, special senses, immune, respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems. Introduces signs and symptoms, diagnostic measures and treatments of common human disease processes.
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52485 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

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

See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $1028 (additional charges may apply)

Practical application of mathematics in health care, including arithmetic review, percentages, interest, ratio, proportion, dimensional analysis, metric system, medication calculation, graphs, charts and measurement instruments.
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52486 TD1 Bev Siercks
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

Prerequisite: MATH S054 with a C (2.00) or better, or placement into MATH S055 or higher.

See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (additional charges may apply)

HS 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
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52487 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces concepts, principles, and relationships trauma, addictions, and crises. Examines these topics through a bio-psycho-social-spiritual framework that prioritizes development of a trauma-informed perspective. Comprehension and application of the course content by students will be demonstrated through discussion, presentations, and a course project.
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52504 J01 Ian Niecko
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
5:30p - 7:30p
5/6 - 6/24
Distance Ed WEB
5/6 - 6/24

Live scheduled Web meetings via Blackboard Collaborate. Over 50% of class is asynchronous online Web engagement.

Tuition and fees: $837 (additional charges may apply)

Provides 180 hours of uncompensated, supervised work in a medical clinic for medical assisting students. Students will work alongside their preceptor to observe the required duties of a Medical Assistant in the healthcare setting, and apply learned principles, skills and knowledge required in private medical offices and clinics by performing equivalent tasks as final preparation for employment in the field. Learning is enhanced by online discussions, assignments and examinations. This is the last course in the Medical Assisting Certificate program.
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52488 TD1 Amy Samuel
Arranged
5/11 - 8/1

Prerequisite: HS S133, HS S142, HS S233, HS S242, current immunizations and TB test, first aid and provider-level CPR card, and instructor permission required.

Pass/Fail grading.

Current immunizations and TB test, first aid and provider-level CPR card, and instructor permission. Student is required to have scrubs and a stethoscope. See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $1041 (additional charges may apply)

 

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2020 Fall Classes

HS Health Science

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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73430 J01 Steffen Frazier
Technical Ed Center 106
Saturday
9:00a - 5:00p
10/24 - 10/25
Technical Ed Center 106
Sunday
4:00p - 8:30p
10/24 - 10/25

Seats remaining: 7

No notes

Tuition and fees: $355 (additional charges may apply)

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73431 J02 Steffen Frazier
Technical Ed Center 106
Sunday
4:00p - 8:30p
12/5 - 12/6
Technical Ed Center 219
Saturday
9:00a - 5:00p
12/5 - 12/6

Seats remaining: 10

No notes

Tuition and fees: $355 (additional charges may apply)

HS 105Save 25%
9 CR
Provides education and training to students in both theory and basic nursing skills necessary to become efficient and productive members of a healthcare team. Students must successfully pass the didactic portion of the coursework with 75% or higher, and pass the skills/clinical training program with 100% in order to be eligible to qualify to sit for the State of Alaska Nurse Aide certification exam. A minimum of 60 hours of didactic and 80 hours of skills/clinical training are required.
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73432 J01 Marilyn Lumba
Technical Ed Center 219
Mon, Thu
4:00p - 8:00p
8/24 - 10/12
Juneau Pioneer Home
Fri, Sat
6:00a - 6:30p
10/16 - 10/17
Technical Ed Center 219
Monday
4:00p - 8:00p
10/19 - 10/19
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Fri, Sat
6:00a - 6:30p
10/23 - 10/24
Technical Ed Center 219
Mon, Thu
4:00p - 8:00p
10/26 - 11/23
Monday
4:00p - 8:00p
11/30 - 11/30

Seats remaining: 10

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

CNA Application and Department approval required prior to registration. Completed application must be submitted to the Career Ed Tech Center, located downtown 1415 Harbor Way, across Egan Drive from JGHS. Contact: mlunba2@alaska.edu, (907) 796-6131, or http://www.uas.alaska.edu/career_ed/healthscience.

Tuition and fees: $2529 (additional charges may apply)

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76998 T01 Darcie Ziel
Sitka Campus 117
Wednesday
5:30p - 8:30p
8/26 - 11/25

Seats remaining: 10

Prerequisite: Instructor approval and completed application with criminal background check, health examination, current TB test and immunizations.

CNA Training is a 9-credit course designed to train entry level workers in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Students who successfully complete the course will qualify to take the Alaska State Certification Exam for Nursing Assistants. Students will complete the lecture component of the course in an asynchronous online class where they will view pre- recorded lectures, take quizzes, and interact with course material. There will be a weekly skills lab and a clinical practicum where students will spend at least 48 hours at local health care agencies. A minimum of 24 hours will be completed in a Long Term Care setting.

Tuition and fees: $2444 (additional charges may apply)

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Non-laboratory overview to the anatomical structures and functions of the human body. Includes integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, special senses, immune, respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems. Introduces signs and symptoms, diagnostic measures and treatments of common human disease processes.
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76999 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 16

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1072 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces business aspects of medical offices and administrative duties of medical assistants. Includes telephone and reception procedures, appointment scheduling, medical law and ethics, professionalism, communication, and medical record keeping for the medical office.
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77002 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 1

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S114; and HS S116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher for all prerequisites.

Lectures, lecture material, discussion boards, assignments, lab work and exams will be on-line. Course materials are available through Blackboard. Assignments may consist of computer work, virtual exercises and/or at-home activities.

Tuition and fees: $1072 (additional charges may apply)

HS 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77005 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 14

No notes

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to the theory and competencies for clinical duties performed by medical assistants in outpatient facilities. Includes care of patients in the examining room, routine clinical procedures, vital signs, use and care of medical instruments and supplies, infection control, nutrition, electrocardiography, and safety and emergency practices.
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77009 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12
Kenai
Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
10/1 - 10/3
Kenai
Sunday
9:00a - 1:00p
10/4 - 10/4
Kenai
Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
11/21 - 11/24

Seats remaining: 1

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S102, concurrent enrollment, or current first aid provider level CPR; HS S114; HS S116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher in all prerequisites.

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs, stethoscope and purchase simulation access for labs. Kenai Clinical Lab sessions.

Tuition and fees: $1190 (additional charges may apply)

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77016 TD2 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12
Juneau
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
10/8 - 10/11
Juneau
Sun, Mon, Sat
9:00a - 6:00p
12/5 - 12/7
Juneau
Tuesday
8:00a - 12:00p
12/8 - 12/8

Seats remaining: 2

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S102, concurrent enrollment, or current first aid provider level CPR; HS S114; HS S116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher in all prerequisites.

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs, stethoscope and purchase simulation access for labs. Juneau Clinical Lab sessions.

Tuition and fees: $1190 (additional charges may apply)

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77017 TD3 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/13
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 105
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
10/15 - 10/18
Ketchikan Regnl MT/Career Ctr 105
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
12/10 - 12/13

Seats remaining: 1

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S102, concurrent enrollment, or current first aid provider level CPR; HS S114; HS S116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher in all prerequisites.

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs, stethoscope and purchase simulation access for labs. Ketchikan Clinical Lab sessions.

Tuition and fees: $1190 (additional charges may apply)

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78350 TD4 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12
Sitka Campus 121
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 6:00p
10/12 - 10/14
Sitka Campus 121
Tue - Fri
9:00a - 5:00p
12/1 - 12/4

Seats remaining: 4

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S102, concurrent enrollment, or current first aid provider level CPR; HS S114; HS S116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher in all prerequisites.

It is a mandatory requirement that students participate in face to face clinical clinical skills lab sessions for practice and evaluation of competencies. Students are responsible for travel-related expenses to one of these campuses for the skills lab intensives. Student is also required to have scrubs, stethoscope and purchase simulation access for labs. Sitka Clinical.

Tuition and fees: $1190 (additional charges may apply)

HS 203
3 CR
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.
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77893 TD1 Paul Bahna
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 19

Prerequisite: CHEM S103.

Students can participate in real time online meetings or asynchronous recorded lectures; attendance is encouraged for live lectures.

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

Internships are experience-based courses that place a student in an organization under the supervision of both a qualified professional on the site and a faculty member from the academic discipline.
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73440 J01 Staff
Arranged
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 10

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

Requires a signed Special Course Contract form in order to register. Consult academic advisor. Students must show educational preparedness for the internship and its connection to their academic goals.

Tuition and fees: $870 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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