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2016 Summer Classes

HS Health Science

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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51233 J01 Suzanne Malter
Technical Ed Center 219
Mon - Thu
8:30a - 3:30p
6/6 - 6/30
Technical Ed Center 219
Thu, Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
7/7 - 7/8
Technical Ed Center 219
Mon, Fri
8:30a - 2:30p
7/11 - 7/25
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Tue, Wed, Thu
6:00a - 2:30p
7/12 - 7/21

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

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: $2647 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51884 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6

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

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: $630 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51885 TD1 Lisa Sadleir Hart
DIST ELIVE
Thursday
5:15p - 7:15p
5/16 - 8/6

Prerequisite: CHEM S103. BIOL S103 recommended.

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: $630 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51978 TD1 Amy Samuel,
Martha Wade
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
SC 121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/20 - 6/21
SC 121
Wed, Thu
10:00a - 5:00p
6/22 - 6/23
SC 121
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/23 - 7/24
SC 121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
7/25 - 7/26

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

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: $840 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51979 TD2 Amy Samuel,
Martha Wade
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
OT JNU
Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 7:00p
6/16 - 6/18
OT JNU
Mon, Tue, Wed
9:00a - 7:00p
8/1 - 8/3

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

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: $840 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51980 TD3 Amy Samuel,
Martha Wade
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
OT KETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
6/11 - 6/12
OT KETCH
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/13 - 6/14
OT KETCH
Thu, Fri
9:00a - 5:00p
7/28 - 7/29
OT KETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/30 - 7/31

Prerequisite: HS S133 (C- or higher).

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: $840 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51984 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
SC 121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/20 - 6/21
SC 121
Wed, Thu
10:00a - 5:00p
6/22 - 6/23
SC 121
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/23 - 7/24
SC 121
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
7/25 - 7/26

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

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: $952 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51985 TD2 Amy Samuel,
Dawn Wehe
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
OT JNU
Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 7:00p
6/16 - 6/18
OT JNU
Mon, Tue, Wed
9:00a - 7:00p
8/1 - 8/3

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

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: $952 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51986 TD3 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
5/16 - 8/6
OT KETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
6/11 - 6/12
OT KETCH
Mon, Tue
9:00a - 5:00p
6/13 - 6/14
OT KETCH
Thu, Fri
9:00a - 5:00p
7/28 - 7/29
OT KETCH
Sun, Sat
9:00a - 4:00p
7/30 - 7/31

Prerequisite: HS S142 (C- or higher).

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: $952 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2016 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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
73109 J01 Michelle Van Kirk
Technical Ed Center 219
Friday
4:30p - 10:30p
11/4 - 11/5
Technical Ed Center 219
Saturday
8:30a - 6:00p
11/4 - 11/5

No notes

Tuition and fees: $272 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
73110 J02 Michelle Van Kirk
Technical Ed Center 219
Saturday
8:30a - 6:00p
12/2 - 12/3
Technical Ed Center 219
Friday
4:30p - 10:30p
12/2 - 12/3

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Stacked with HS S105 training only.

Tuition and fees: $272 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
73111 J01 Christine Urata
Technical Ed Center 219
Tue, Thu
9:30a - 5:30p
9/20 - 10/25
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Friday
5:00p - 9:30p
10/7 - 10/17
Technical Ed Center 219
Saturday
8:30a - 6:00p
10/8 - 10/8
Wildflower Ct. (Hospital)
Thu, Fri, Sat
6:00a - 2:30p
10/27 - 11/5
Technical Ed Center 219
Tue, Thu
9:30a - 5:30p
11/8 - 11/22

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

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 cjurata@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: $2773 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77547 T01
SC 117
9/7 - 12/17

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

Proof of immunization will be due during the first class. Additional Costs: $125: Uniforms / Equipment / Textbooks, $20 fingerprint / background check

Tuition and fees: $2186 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76643 J01 Scott Fergusson
Technical Ed Center 113
Mon, Wed, Fri
5:15p - 9:45p
10/3 - 12/10
Technical Ed Center 113
12:00p - 5:00p
12/10 - 12/10

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

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

Tuition and fees: $1557 (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, verbal communication, and medical record keeping for the medical office. Course requires lecture and lab work. Special fees may apply.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78029 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
SC 121
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
10/5 - 10/8
SC 121
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
11/30 - 12/3

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S114; and HS 116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher for all prerequisites.

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 the Sitka Campus for the skills lab intensives. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $900 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78030 TD2 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
OT KETCH
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
9/30 - 10/3
OT KETCH
Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
12/8 - 12/11

Prerequisite: Admission to Medical Assisting program; HS S114; and HS 116 or 100-level math or higher; grade of C- or higher for all prerequisites.

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 the Ketchikan Campus for the skills lab intensives. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $900 (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
73116 J01 Cindy Cork
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
8/29 - 12/17

Prerequisite: Placement at ENGL S110 or higher.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $741 (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, use and care of medical instruments and supplies, assisting with clinical procedures, classification and pharmacodynamics of medications, safety and emergency practices. Special fees apply. Course requires lecture and lab work.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78031 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
SC 121
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
10/5 - 10/8
SC 121
Wed - Sat
9:00a - 5:00p
11/30 - 12/3

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.

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 the Sitka Campus for the skills lab intensives. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $1013 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78034 TD2 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
OT KETCH
Mon - Thu
9:00a - 5:00p
10/10 - 10/13
OT KETCH
Mon - Thu
9:00a - 5:00p
12/5 - 12/8

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.

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 the Ketchikan Campus for the skills lab intensives. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $1013 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78312 TD1 Lisa Sadleir Hart
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:15p - 7:15p
8/29 - 12/17

Prerequisite: CHEM S103. BIOL S103 recommended.

CHEM 103 and BIOL 103 recommended but NOT required. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/suport to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $659 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
73118 J01 Clint Farr
Thursday
5:30p - 8:15p
8/29 - 12/17

Prerequisite: ENGL S110.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $741 (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.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
73119 J01 Christine Urata
ARR
8/29 - 12/17

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

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: $247; (additional charges may apply)

Provides 180 hours of uncompensated, supervised work in a medical clinic fo rmedical 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 exams. This is the last course in the Medical Assisting Certificate program. Enrollment is by special permission ONLY.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77920 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
SITKA
8/29 - 12/17

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. All applicable cognitive objectives and psychomotor and affective competencies must be achieve

Pass/Fail grading.

Course is for Sitka attendees.

Tuition and fees: $911 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78317 TD2 Amy Samuel
OT JNU
8/29 - 12/17
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17

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. All applicable cognitive objectives and psychomotor and affective competencies must be achieve

Pass/Fail grading.

Course is for Juneau attendees.

Tuition and fees: $911 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78318 TD3 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/29 - 12/17
OT KETCH
8/29 - 12/17

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. All applicable cognitive objectives and psychomotor and affective competencies must be achieve

Pass/Fail grading.

Course is for Ketchikan attendees.

Tuition and fees: $911 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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